Volunteer Opportunities

Become a Calvert Steward

Assisting at the parks is a rewarding way to raise awareness of the importance of our natural lands. Use your experience to help preserve our future in Calvert County by becoming a Volunteer. To volunteer, complete the volunteer form. For additional information contact cypressswamp@co.cal.md.us.

Here are some of the ways you can help:

Teach   

Work with a naturalist teaching our Nature Discovery programs. Weekend opportunities may include work with small groups in the "loft" or on the trail.

Outreach  

Organize and promote our sites and programs at special events such as PRAD, Children's Day, etc.

Events

Raise money for BCNES. Assist in organizing and running events, including the Nature's ARTcade.

Research

Collect data for ongoing research projects. Interested in bluebird, kestrel, or barn owl nest box projects? How about amphibian and reptile distribution and population studies? We need help with these and various other projects!

Animal Care

Care for live animal collections. Job includes feeding animals, cleaning enclosures, or transporting injured wildlife.





Administrative  

Use your special talents: media skills, word processing, to public speaking experience to help us expand the reach of our programs.

Receptionist/Host

Greet the public for a few hours at one of the sites. You can answer the phone, and assist with sales. Weekdays and weekends available.

Park Maintenance  

Get down to earth! Help build trails, clear roads and hiking paths, and generally beautify our parks' trails and gardens. Assist with construction and maintenance projects.


Volunteer Opportunities

12/28/2014 7:00 AM • Varies
01/21/2015 10:00 AM • Battle Creek Cypress Swamp
01/24/2015 10:00 AM • Battle Creek Cypress Swamp/Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm
02/13/2015 8:00 AM • Flag Ponds Nature Park
03/04/2015 10:00 AM • Flag Ponds Nature Park

Battle Creek Nature Education Society is dedicated to
the protection and preservation of Calvert County’s natural heritage
and the creation of an environmentally literate and aware community.
We provide opportunities for appreciation and understanding of our natural world through
our outreach initiatives and in support of the mission of the Calvert County Natural Resources Division.
BCNES is a 501(c)3 organization.

Copyright Battle Creek Nature Education Society.
Mailing address: PO Box 122, Port Republic, MD 20676. info@calvertparks.org
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