Environment

Bass River State Forest

Bass River State Forest - New Jersey's FIRST State Forest, established in 1905.  The State Park Service has formal Volunteers in Parks and hosts several volunteer events throughout the year, such as "Earth Day", "National Trails Day", "National Public Lands Day" and sometimes "Make a Difference Day".  Recent projects include cleaning dumped trash out of the woods, developing a surfaced trail, removing tree seedlings from the septic field and replanting them, removing invasive species, trimming trails, marking trails w/our flexible trail markers, cleaning up trash from the e

Delaware Riverkeeper Network

The Delaware Riverkeeper Network, an environmental watchdog group responsible for the entire Delaware River watershed, seeks responsible volunteers (16+). River Hands - These volunteers work on special projects like stream bank restoration and river cleanups. Special projects take place at different times and locations throughout the year and the watershed. No special training is required. All you have to do is show up willing to help. River Hands are notified of special project volunteer opportunities through the newsletter.

Pinelands Institute for Natural & Environmental Studies (P.I.N.E.S.),

Pinelands Institute for Natural & Environmental Studies (PINES), a program of Whitesbog Preservation Trust, provides hands-on science and social studies field trips for school groups, scout groups, and adults. It is located on the grounds of Whitesbog Village in Browns Mills. Volunteers are needed to assist teacher-naturalists with nature, science, & living history programs, as well as clerical and office work.

Save the Environment of Moorestown (STEM)

Save the Environment of Moorestown (STEM) was founded in 1972 to organize citizens of Moorestown to work on specific local environmental programs to provide a better environment for present and future generations.  Volunteers are needed to do environmental education, natural area management, field study, record keeping, mapping, flyer distribution, fund raising, and attending public meetings.  Teens welcome to apply, Kathy Huffman, Director.

Urban Airshed Reforestation Program (UARP)

Urban Airshed Reforestation Program (UARP) was started by The NJ Tree Foundation in Camden, NJ in 2002. The mission of the UARP is to improve air and water quality in the city of Camden while empowering residents to create positive changes in their own communities. Over the past eight years, we have hand-planted thousands of trees with Camden residents, schools, churches, and non-profits. Volunteers of all ages and abilities are welcome.  Wear sturdy shoes and clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty!

Wharton State Forest

Wharton State Forest - New Jersey's largest state forest offers volunteer opportunities for many interests.  Pick your hours, days, and interest.  Historic interpretation, gardening, research, trail maintenance, etc.  The choices are endless.  We need assistance with special events, Batsto Historic village, and many other things.  Volunteers of all ages can be accommodated, if accompanied by a parent or guardian.  Service projects, internships, school projects, and scout projects are also accommodated.  For more information please call our office at Batsto Village 

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