Volunteer for one of our Service Projects

Big River Big Woods is sponsoring three service projects this year.  We invite anyone who is interested in helping restore native landscapes to donate some time to one or all of these projects. You are encouraged to download the flyer for the project(s) you might be interested in to get the complete details about the project(s).

Roseville Library Children’s Butterfly Garden
2180 North Hamline Avenue, Roseville

Schedule (Rain or shine):
Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Bring gloves and hand tools if possible.  Beginners and experts are welcome!

Project Leader:
Nicole Brinkman, 651-724-6032, nbrinkman@rclreads.org

For more information, download the flyer.

Island Lake Elementary Native Garden
Island Lake Elementary School, 3555 Victoria Street N, Shoreview

Schedule (Rain or shine – except lightning):
Tuesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to noon
Come when you can.  Leave when you need to.  Bring water, gloves, and favorite weeding tool(s).

Project Leader:
Karen Eckman, home – 651-483-8460, cell – 651-260-8534, k.eckman@comcast.net.

For more information, download the flyer.

Como Woodland Outdoor Classroom

1199 Midway Pkwy, St. Paul

Saturdays, 2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 
May 27, June 10, June 24, July 8, July 22, August 5, August 19, September 9, September 23, October 14.
Tools are on site, but dress to work in the woods (pants + sox + close-toed shoes) and we suggest bringing gloves and water.

Project Leader:
Judi Petkau, 612-578-7385.

For more information, download the flyer.

If you have suggestions for other projects in the East Twin Cities Metro area please send your suggestions to  bigriverbigwoods@gmail.com.  Let us know if an evening gardening time would work better for you and which day and time. Everyone welcome!