Habitat Maintenance and Repair
Volunteer Types: Environment
Organization types: Environmental/Animals
Short term (less than 6 months)
Application Deadline: September 15, 2023
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The volunteer will join a team that is maintaining the Fletcher Wildlife Garden. The Garden started over 30 years ago. Volunteers have changed what was a farmer’s field into a habitat that is friendly to birds, pollinators, small mammals, reptiles, insects, and native plants. Volunteers work out of doors removing invasive species, planting native plants, maintaining pathways and gardens.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
The volunteer will help preserve and expand the wildlife garden. They will work with a team and learn more about how to grow and protect indigenous plants. The volunteer will be part of a team that has a vast knowledge of wildlife, indigenous flora and fauna, conservation and environment protection.
How will the organization benefit?
Upkeep and maintenance of our 6 hectare property is totally done by volunteers. The Fletcher Wildlife Garden receives a large number of local and out-of-town visitors. Birders, photographers, and nature lovers enjoy walking through the property that is the result of the work of our volunteer team.
Volunteer location:
The Fletcher Wildlife Garden is located on the Central Experimental Farm. Entrance road off Prince of Wales Drive


Edward Farnworth
@Fletcher Wildlife Garden
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This position would be great for: Adults, Groups, High School Students (14-18), Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24), Youth 11-13
Number of Positions Available: 10
Good for people interested in: Environment
You will be helping with: Animals

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