Recent Prescribed Fire: Smoke and flame may be visible at Neale Woods. Staff is actively monitoring the area.

Nature Center Closure: The Nature Center will close at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21. Member gate fob access will be available.

Recent Prescribed Fire: Smoke and flame may be visible at Neale Woods. Staff is actively monitoring the area.

Nature Center Closure: The Nature Center will close at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21. Member gate fob access will be available.

VOLUNTEER WITH LAND STEWARDSHIP

All of the work we do requires many hours of labor, which is where our land steward volunteers come in. This dedicated group is invaluable to our conservation efforts. Find out what you can do to help.

Our dedicated volunteers are vital to our ongoing land stewardship and conservation efforts.

When you give your time, you are strengthening Fontenelle Forest’s ability to preserve historically and ecologically significant land while educating the public about our natural world. We welcome volunteers of all backgrounds and experience levels.

Below are our current land stewardship volunteer opportunities. Take your first step and fill out the volunteer application at the bottom of this page to learn more!

Tuesday / Thursday Volunteers

Fontenelle Forest is seeking dedicated individuals who passionate are about land conservation and environmental stewardship to volunteer on Tuesday and Thursdays. As a Land Stewardship Volunteer, you will play a vital role in restoring and sustaining the natural beauty and ecological integrity of Fontenelle Forest’s diverse habitats. This ongoing volunteer position offers an opportunity to engage directly with nature while contributing to the long-term sustainability of one of Nebraska’s most cherished natural areas.

Work may include clearing brush and debris, seed collecting, managing invasives using herbicide, fire break and trail maintenance.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Volunteers under 16 are welcome with an accompanying adult
  • 8:30 to 11:30 AM every Tuesday/Thursday
  • Locations vary

 

Saturday Volunteers

Are you passionate about conservation and eager to make a hands-on impact? Whether you’re a seasoned conservationist or simply interested in an outdoor volunteer opportunity, there’s a role for everyone at our Saturday Volunteer Work Days. No experience is necessary! Our knowledgeable staff will be on hand to guide you through the day’s activities. Your participation makes a real difference in the health and sustainability of Fontenelle Forest, so come join us for a rewarding day of stewardship and community.

Work may include clearing brush and debris, seed collecting, managing invasives using herbicide, fire break and trail maintenance.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Volunteers under 16 are welcome with an accompanying adult
  • 8:30 to 11:30 AM monthly
  • Locations vary

Apply to Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Fontenelle Forest’s Land Stewardship team.  Fill out the form below and we will contact you shortly.

 

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