WREC

Volunteer

Annually, the Wabash River Enhancement Corporation and our partners offer a variety of volunteer opportunities. See the list below for opportunities. Don't see what you are looking for? Contact WREC to discuss other volunteer opportunities and how you can get involved! Want to add your event to our volunteer list? Fill out this form.

Free Rain Barrels: Volunteer for 4 hours or more with WREC and receive a free rain barrel kit including the barrel, stand and diverter! Contact Sara for more details!

2016 Wednesdays, 7:30 am-12:00 noon - Street Tree Pruning

Join Tree Lafayette as they prune street trees around the Greater Lafayette area.  No experience necessary!  Tree Lafayette experts will train you how to properly prune a tree.  All tools and safety equipment will be provided, and no climbing is necessary.  Just meet at the McDonald's restaurant at 510 Sagamore Parkway in Lafayette between Union and South streets, or call (765) 449-7908.

2016 September 27th, 4:00-6:00 pm - Wabash Gardens Rain Garden Maintenance

Volunteers are needed to maintain the rain garden at Wabash Gardens (Indian Trail and Navajo in West Lafayette) on Tuesday, September 27th from 4:00 until 6:00 pm.  Volunteer four or more hours with WREC and receive a free rain barrel kit - rain barrel, stand, and diverter included!  Sign up here or contact WREC for more information.

2016 September 30th, 4:30-6:30 pm - Oakland Elementary School Rain Garden Maintenance

Volunteers are needed to maintain the rain garden at Oakland Elementary School (611 S 21st St, Lafayette) on Friday, September 30th from 4:30 until 6:30 pm.  Volunteer four or more hours with WREC and receive a free rain barrel kit - rain barrel, stand, and diverter included!  Sign up here or contact WREC for more information.

2016 October 1st, 9:30-11:00am - Christ United Methodist Church Rain Garden Maintenance

Volunteers are needed to maintain the rain garden at Christ United Methodist Church (3610 S. 18th St, Lafayette) on Saturday, October 1st from 9:30 until 11:00 am.  Volunteer four or more hours with WREC and receive a free rain barrel kit - rain barrel, stand, and diverter included!  Sign up here or contact WREC for more information.

2016 October 18th, 4:00-6:00 pm - Cary Home Savannah Maintenance

Volunteers are needed to maintain the native savannah planting at Cary Home (1530 S 18th St, Lafayette) on Tuesday, October 18th from 4:00 until 6:00 pm.  Volunteer four or more hours with WREC and receive a free rain barrel kit - rain barrel, stand, and diverter included!  Sign up here or contact WREC for more information. 

2016 October 20th, 6:00-7:30 pm - Morton Community Center Rain Garden Maintenance

Volunteers are needed to maintain the rain garden at Morton Community Center (222 N Chauncey Ave, West Lafayette) on Thursday, October 20th from 6:00 until 7:30 pm.  Volunteer four or more hours with WREC and receive a free rain barrel kit - rain barrel, stand, and diverter included!  Sign up here or contact WREC for more information.

2016 October 22nd, 8:30 am-1:00 pm - DeTrash the Wabash

Help remove trash from the Wabash River!  Meet at the Riverside Skating Rink at Tapawingo Park.  Be sure to wear long pants, closed-toed shoes, and gloves.  A pizza lunch will be provided at noon!  Sign up here to participate.