Volunteer Opportunities Calendar

Upcoming events

    • Thursday, July 19, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Stauffer's Marsh Nature Preserve, located across from 4069 Back Creek Valley Rd, Hedgesville, WV
    Register

    What: Maintenance Day

    Where: Stauffer's Marsh Nature Preserve

    When: Thursday, July 19, 2018

    Time: 9:00 am - 12 pm

    Cost: Free

    Join us for a day of field work as we work to improve Stauffer's Marsh Nature Preserve!  Stauffer's Marsh provides important natural habitat for a robust variety of native flora and fauna. Regular maintenance of Stauffer's Marsh promotes high quality habitat and also ensures that the site is safe and welcoming for visitors. 

    Please bring water! PVAS will provide all necessary tools to complete the work including gloves and tools.  Participants should wear long sleeves, pants and closed-toed shoes. 

    Contact: Katelyn "KC" Walters, PVAS Land and Conservation Manager: (304) 283-7319 or email  Katelyn@potomacaudubon.org

    Location: The parking area for Stauffer's Marsh Preserve is located across from 4069 Back Creek Valley Road, Hedgesville WV. 


    • Tuesday, July 24, 2018
    • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Yankauer Nature Preserve, across the street from 455 Whiting's Neck Rd, Martinsburg, WV
    Register

    What: Maintenance Day

    Where: Yankauer Nature Preserve

    When: Tuesday, July 24, 2018

    Time: 3pm - 6pm

    Cost: Free

    Contact: Katelyn Walters, 304-283-7319 or Katelyn@PotomacAudubon.org

    Location:  Yankauer Preserve is located across the street from 455 Whiting's Neck Rd, Martinsburg, WV.  The entrance is well marked with ample parking available.

    Join us for a day of maintenance at Yankauer Nature Preserve!

    Yankauer Nature Preserve protects native habitat for local flora and fauna, and is a favorite local area for hiking and birdwatching in Berkeley County. Maintenance work and invasive species removal is necessary to promote high quality native habitat at Yankauer Nature Preserve.  Your help is appreciated as we work together to clear invasive species and enhance habitat for local wildlife. Every pair of hands helps make a difference! 

    All necessary training, tools, gloves will be provided. Yankauer Nature Preserve has bathrooms and water will be available to refill water bottles. 

    • Monday, July 30, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Cool Spring Preserve
    Register

    What: Cool Spring Volunteer Day

    Where: Cool Spring Preserve, 1469 Lloyd Road, Charles Town

    When: Monday, July 30, 2018

    Time: 9:00 am- 12:00 pm

    Cost: Free

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    KC Walters, the PVAS Land Manager, is looking for some energetic volunteers to help us do trail maintenance and work on the Cool Spring gardens on Monday, July 30th, from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    We have some tools, but if you have lopers or clippers, please bring them.

    If you have any questions or concerns, please contact KC at (304)283-7319 or katelyn@potomacaudubon.org

    Thanks in advance for helping us complete this exciting project.  Snacks will be provided.

    Please register so that we have an idea of the number of volunteers to expect. 



Past events

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 Eidolon Nature Preserve Maintenance Day
Saturday, June 09, 2018 Annual PVAS Meeting for Members and Volunteers
Friday, June 08, 2018 Yankauer Maintenance Day
Tuesday, June 05, 2018 Cool Spring Maintenance Volunteer Day
Thursday, May 24, 2018 Stauffer's Marsh Maintenance Day
Wednesday, May 09, 2018 Yankauer Maintenance Day
Friday, May 04, 2018 Cool Spring Nature Play Space Volunteer Day
Friday, April 06, 2018 Stauffer's Marsh Maintenance Day
Thursday, March 29, 2018 Watershed Field Trip Volunteer Training
Saturday, February 24, 2018 Volunteer Day: Save our Trees from Invasive Vines at Morgan's Grove Park
Saturday, February 24, 2018 Stauffer's Marsh Maintenance Day
Monday, February 12, 2018 Yankauer Maintenance Day
Friday, February 09, 2018 Maintenance Day at Cool Spring
Thursday, January 11, 2018 Cool Spring Preserve Maintenance Day
Sunday, November 12, 2017 Yankauer Maintenance Day (Autumn Olive blitz)
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 Yankauer Maintenance Day (Autumn Olive blitz)
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Brigg's Pollinator Garden Maintenance Day
Friday, October 13, 2017 Eidolon Hiking: Celebrating Fall Foliage
Thursday, October 12, 2017 Cool Spring Preserve Maintenance Day
Friday, September 29, 2017 Yankauer Maintenance Day
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Eidolon Nature Preserve Maintenance Event
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 United Way Day of Caring at Yankauer, Cool Spring and Stauffer's Marsh Nature Preserves
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Cool Spring Preserve Maintenance Day
Tuesday, August 08, 2017 Eidolon Nature Preserve Maintenance Event
Thursday, August 03, 2017 Stauffer's Marsh Maintenance Day
Tuesday, August 01, 2017 Yankauer Maintenance Day
Friday, July 28, 2017 Cool Spring Preserve Maintenance Day
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Yankauer Maintenance Day
Wednesday, July 05, 2017 Eidolon Nature Preserve Maintenance Event
Saturday, June 17, 2017 Annual PVAS Meeting for Friends and Volunteers
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Cool Spring Preserve Maintenance Day
Thursday, June 08, 2017 Eidolon Nature Preserve Maintenance Event
Tuesday, June 06, 2017 Yankauer Maintenance Day
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Stauffer's Marsh Maintenance Day
Friday, May 19, 2017 Yankauer Maintenance Day
Friday, May 12, 2017 CANCELLED: Yankauer Maintenance Day
Saturday, May 06, 2017 Cool Spring Preserve Maintenance Day
Saturday, April 22, 2017 Eidolon Nature Preserve Maintenance Event
Friday, April 21, 2017 Yankauer Maintenance Day
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Stauffer's Marsh Maintenance Day
Saturday, March 11, 2017 Stauffer's Marsh Maintenance Day
Sunday, March 05, 2017 Eidolon Nature Preserve Maintenance and Grill-out Event
Friday, March 03, 2017 Yankauer Maintenance Day
Friday, February 03, 2017 Yankauer Maintenance Day
Sunday, January 15, 2017 MLK Jr. Day, Service Event at Cool Spring Preserve
Thursday, December 01, 2016 Yankauer Maintenance Day
Tuesday, November 01, 2016 Yankauer Maintenance Day
Friday, October 28, 2016 Eidolon Maintenance Work
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 United Way Day of Caring at Yankauer Preserve and Stauffer's Marsh
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Shepherd University Day of Service at Yankauer
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Establish a Monarch Waystation Volunteer Service Project
Saturday, April 16, 2016 Master Naturalist Service Project: Forest Restoration
Sunday, March 13, 2016 Volunteer Day: Save our Trees from Invasive Vines at Morgan's Grove Park
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 United Way Day of Caring at Yankauer Preserve and Stauffer's Marsh
Sunday, March 29, 2015 Volunteer Day: Save our Trees from Invasive Vines at Morgan's Grove Park
Saturday, February 21, 2015 Volunteer Day: Save our Trees from Invasive Vines at Morgan's Grove Park - CANCELED
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 United Way Day of Caring at Yankauer Preserve and Stauffer's Marsh
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 United Way Day of Caring at Yankauer Preserve

           © 2016 Potomac Valley Audubon Society

              P.O. Box 578 • Shepherdstown, West Virginia 25443
              phone // 304-676-3397

Yankauer Nature Preserve (Berkeley County)
Eidolon Nature Preserve (Morgan County)
Stauffer's Marsh (Berkeley County)
Cool Spring Nature Preserve (Jefferson County)

Kristin Alexander, Executive Director //   304-676-3397 
Kristin@potomacaudubon.org

Kimberly Baldwin, Program Director //
304-350-9735
Kimberly@potomacaudubon.org

Katelyn "KC" Walters, Conservation and Land Manager // 304-283-7319
Katelyn@PotomacAudubon.org

Krista Hawley, Adult Program Coordinator
// 703-303-1026
AdultPrograms@PotomacAudubon.org

Amy Moore, Cool Spring Preserve Manager and Naturalist // 240-818-4714
Amy@PotomacAudubon.org
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