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.

2015 April 17th 2:30 - 5:00 p.m. Wabash Sampling Blitz

Join 200 of your closest friends to create a snapshot of water quality in the Wabash River and Wildcat Creek watersheds. We provide all the necessary equipment and training! Learn more or volunteer!

2015 April 21st 8:00 a.m. Volunteer Planting

Volunteers are needed for one, two or as many hours as possible to plant 800 native shrubs along the Ferry Street slope from 18th Street to Murdock Park!  Parking is available at Murdock Park or along Ferry Street. Shovels will be provided. Volunteers should bring gloves and wear long pants and long sleeve shirts. Contact Greg Shaner for more information.

2015 April 21, May 19, June 16, July 21, August 18, September 15 and October 20 4 p.m. Cary Home Work Day

Help replant and tidy the Cary Home Savanna! In 2013, nearly 180 volunteers planted 9,000 plugs to form the Cary Home Savanna. We'll be working to maintain the savanna every third Thursday monthly through the summer. Please wear appropriate clothes and bring water! All equipment provided! Address: 1530 S. 18th Street, Lafayette, IN. Contact Sara to RSVP.

2015 April 22nd 2:00 p.m. Tree Lafayette Earth Day

Join Tree Lafayette to celebrate Earth Day at the Greenbush Cemetary Gate. Volunteers will plant 12 trees! Volunteers should wear appropriate clothes and closed-toed shoes. Volunteer online!

2015 April 25 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Detrash the Wabash 

Help detrash the Wabash! Postponed from April 11 to April 25th!  Register online or in person at Tapawingo Park. Volunteer registration at 8:30 am at the Riverside Skate Center. FREE PARKING at Wabash Landing!

Volunteers should bring a non-disposable water bottle, wear rugged shoes, and dress for the weather. Learn more or volunteer!

2015 May 2nd 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Tree Lafayette Arbor Day Planting

Join Tree Lafayette for the 23rd annual Arbor Day at Lafayete Jeff High School. Volunteers will plant 70 trees! Volunteers should wear appropriate clothes and closed-toed shoes. Volunteer online!

2015 April and May 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. RIP Squad

The remove invasive plants (RIP) Squad is having its Spring 2015 Workdays to remove invasive garlic mustard from our West Lafayette and Tippecanoe County parks Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 3-5pm beginning April 7th and going through May 28th.

These workdays are sponsored by the West Central Chapter of INPAWS in cooperation with the park departments of West Lafayette and Tippecanoe County.  For more information and to RSVP, please contact Patty Rader at 765-463-3050 or patricia.w.rader@gmail.com.