Conservation Programs

Conservation Workdays

Get your hands dirty while making a difference!
Photo: Chantal Duquette
Conservation Programs

Conservation Workdays

Get your hands dirty while making a difference!

Want to make a difference?

Looking for an opportunity to make a difference for both the environment and your community?  Join Audubon Arizona to install native plant gardens, build artificial burrows for burrowing owls and improve wildlife habitat at the Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center in the heart of South Phoenix!

Conservation Workdays are generally 8am-12pm, depending on the project.  Please be prepared to work outdoors in the desert environment. Be sure to wear comfortable clothing, closed toe shoes, and bring lots of water, a hat and sunscreen!

No experience is necessary, tools will be provided, and all ages are welcome! 

Workday Schedule:

Every third saturday of the month, September - November & January - April
*No workdays in December 

Fall 2016 - Spring 2017 Workdays:

September 17: River Clean-Up

October 15: Tree Planting & Garden Workday

November 19: Burrowing Owl Burrow Installation (off-site)

December: No Workday

January 21: Monarch Habitat Clean-Up

February 18: Burrowing Owl Habitat Installation (Rio Salado)

March 18: Burrowing Owl Release Tent Construction (Off-Site)

April 15: Burrowing Owl Release Tent Deconstruction (Off-Site)

How do I Volunteer?:  Please RSVP to help us change the Phoenix landscape for the better by contacting Cathy Wise at cwise@audubon.org.

Spring 2017 Burrowing Owl Schedule
 

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