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Dane County Land & Water Resources Department

Youth Volunteers for Conservation (YV4C) Spring 2024

Event Dates

  • Saturday, 03/09/2024 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 03/27/2024 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, 04/06/2024 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 04/17/2024 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, 05/11/2024 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 05/15/2024 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, 06/01/2024 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Event Description

Calling all High Schoolers! Come join Youth Volunteers for Conservation (YV4C) and explore Dane County Parks while contributing to conservation. We host monthly Wednesday (5:30pm-7:30pm) and Saturday (10:00am-12:00pm) workday events with occasional educational events. Workdays include: prairie seed collection, invasive brush removal, and invasive weed removal. Student volunteers have to opportunity to gain on-the-ground experience in land conservation, build leadership skills, and make new friends. No experience is needed. All tools and training provided.

Check out the YV4C website https://lussierheritagecenter.com/YV4C and join the email list to receive program updates.

Please sign-up prior to joining our workdayhttps://signup.com/go/ckksRLe/. This lets us know how many tools and snacks to bring and who to contact if we need to cancel a workday.

What to Bring (more detailed on event sign-up):

  • Waiver is needed to participate. If you do not have one on file, complete electronically and email to YV4C Coordinator or print and bring to workday.
  • Clothing: check the weather and dress appropriately. Close-toed shoes and long pants are required. Long sleeves recommended.
  • Water

Event Website

Location

Locations Vary.

Check the sign up for exact locations. 

 

Contact

heritagecenter@countyofdane.com

Categories: Health & Fitness, Parks, Volunteer