Volunteer Opportunities

Learn about volunteer opportunities coordinated by the CNPS Marin Chapter and by other organizations in and around Marin County.

Learn about techniques for identifying plants via 'keying' and about plant terminology.

Learn about techniques for identifying plants via 'keying' and about plant terminology.


'First Thursdays' at the
Lyford House

Marin CNPS, in cooperation with Richardson Bay Audubon Center and Sanctuary, is developing the gardens at the Audubon site in Tiburon. The first project will be a pollinator garden in front of the historic Lyford House. 
The schedule for 2015 has not yet been created

Join Marin County Parks for our regular drop-in volunteer program on Ring Mountain and help restore the native grasslands on this preserve. Drop-in days are on the last Saturday of every month January-October: 10 am to 1:00 pm.

"The Zen of Weeding" parties

This group meets the second Friday and second Sunday of every month from 1 to 3 P.M. in Samuel P. Taylor State Park.

Here you can find out about some of the volunteer opportunites sponsored and conducted by other organizations in and around Marin County.

Citizen Scientists Needed!

Help document the presence of Sudden Oak Death in Marin in 2015 - even in 'your own backyard'.  Attend a one-hour training session at Dominican University and then 'go out in the field' whereever you like in Marin County to collect samples!!

Upcoming Events

Thu Sep 10 @ 6:00PM - 07:30PM
Plant ID workshop at SFSU
Fri Sep 11 @ 1:00PM - 03:00PM
Habitat restoration: SP Taylor Park
Sun Sep 13 @ 1:00PM - 03:00PM
Habitat restoration: SP Taylor Park
Thu Sep 17 @ 9:30AM -
Thursday Weeders
Sat Sep 26 @10:00AM - 01:00PM
Ring Mountain: volunteer
Thu Oct 08 @ 6:00PM - 07:30PM
Plant ID workshop at SFSU
Thu Oct 15 @ 9:30AM -
Thursday Weeders
Sat Oct 31 @10:00AM - 01:00PM
Ring Mountain: volunteer
Thu Nov 12 @ 6:00PM - 07:30PM
Plant ID workshop at SFSU
Thu Nov 19 @ 9:30AM -
Thursday Weeders