Share your time and talent by helping to preserve biodiversity in Cuyahoga Valley National Park! Work closely with a small group of dedicated staff and volunteers on a project that inspires you. Drop-ins provide a wonderful opportunity for both first-time and veteran volunteers.
Types of Drop-In Opportunities
Invasive Plant Removal
Remove invasive vegetation and improve habitat for native plants and animals. You will use hand tools such as loppers and saws. Suitable for ages 10 and up. Read more below about youth participant requirements.
Help create less fragmented habitat for wildlife by planting native trees, shrubs, and flowers. Suitable for ages 7 and up. Read more below about youth participant requirements.
Native Seed Collection
Help collect seeds to be grown in the park’s native plant nursery. You will hike a short distance to the project site. Suitable for all ages. Read more below about youth participant requirements.
What You Will Need
Youth ages 10 to 15 are welcome with parent or guardian supervision. Youth ages 16 to 17 will need a completed volunteer agreement form signed by a parent or guardian.
Upcoming Drop-In Opportunities
Check the calendar below for upcoming opportunities.
Last updated: September 13, 2022