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New volunteers are always welcome - no experience necessary! 

Help Build the Driftless Trail

Driftless Trail Workday
Driftless Trail Workday
Oct 06, 9:00 AM
Phoebe Point Trailhead
Join us for part or all of the day to construct new trail on the Taliesin property, to Phoebe Point and the top of the Welsh Hills. Trail building is a fun social activity and very rewarding. We provide the tools, and no previous experience is required.

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Several times a month, join these regularly scheduled workdays at DALC's ambassador properties and restore invaluable native habitat!

Saturdays at Spring Valley

Location: Spring Valley Tract, 277 Brunson Rd, Belleville, WI

Upcoming Dates: usually 1st and 3rd Saturdays (see calendar)

Time: 9am - 1pm

Description: Explore the beauty of our newest nature preserve, just north of New Glarus!  Journey into the valley to learn firsthand land stewardship and restoration in a variety of Wisconsin's natural communities, including oak savannas, wetlands, dry prairies, and more. Workday activities here are just as diverse as the wildlife that calls this valley home. These activities include invasive species management, prescribed fire, trash and debris clean-up, plant and animal surveys, and numerous other fun and exciting projects.

 

The terrain at Spring Valley can be steep and uneven. You are encouraged to work at your own pace and take plenty of breaks. All the necessary tools and equipment will be provided, but please bring layers, water, a snack, and gloves.

 

If you're planning to join a workday, please contact Zach Pacana a few days in advance at zachary@driftlessconservancy.org, and site steward Fil Sanna at 608-636-6222 or filsanna@yahoo.com

 

Activities change periodically, so for the latest update, contact Zach.

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Sundays at Sardeson

Location: Sardeson Forest Preserve, western edge of Mineral Point on Betty Lane - see the preserve's location in Google Maps here.

Upcoming Dates: 1st and 3rd Sundays (see calendar)

Time: 10am - 2pm

Description:  Wake up early, strap on those hiking boots, and join us as we steward this small but mighty nature preserve located just outside Mineral Point! Activities at the Sardeson Preserve include invasive species management, trail maintenance, and of course the occasional hike to enjoy the amazing exposed rock features located just a stone's throw from the trail. These workdays can be a great opportunity to not only learn about local Wisconsin natural communities, but also to collect excess natural materials that can be utilized in artwork of all kinds. 

 

Sardeson Preserve is steep and rocky in places. You are encouraged to work at your own pace and take plenty of breaks. All the necessary tools and equipment will be provided, but please bring layers, water, a snack, and gloves.

 

If you're planning to join a workday, please contact Zach Pacana a few days in advance at zachary@driftlessconservancy.org

 

Activities change periodically, so for the latest update, contact Zach.

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Wednesdays at the Wetland

Location: Erickson Conservation Area. The main entrance to the property is from the Argyle Legion Community Park, 14567 WI-78, Argyle, WI.

Upcoming Dates: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays (see calendar)

Time: 10am - 2pm

Description:  Join us as we protect the wetland wonders of the Erickson Conservation Area located right in the heart of Argyle! Activities include invasive species management, maintaining structures such as boardwalks, birdhouses, and signage, and exploring further into the wetlands to conduct the occasional rare species survey.

 

The wetland can be (no surprise) wet! Plan on wearing rubber boots. You are encouraged to work at your own pace and take plenty of breaks. All the necessary tools and equipment will be provided, but please bring layers, water, a snack, and gloves.

If you're planning to join a workday, please contact Zach Pacana a few days in advance at zachary@driftlessconservancy.org.

Activities change periodically, so for the latest update, contact Zach.

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