Get more involved at the Preserve!

Sign up for our Saturday work days, Thursday Restoration Rangers mornings, or special educational events!
One Saturday a month, typically 9am-12pm from April-October. Project or event will vary seasonally. Please reserve your spot ahead of time.

Special Events


Craft and Storytime

From 10:00-11:30 am
Tuesday, January 18th
Tuesday, February 15th
Tuesday, March 15th
Tuesday, April 19th
Tuesday, May 17th
Tuesday, June 14th

Listen to a seasonally-themed book read by one of our staff members! Then take a short, guided hike and come back for a fun nature craft! All children must be accompanied by an adult. Email Amanda at to claim a spot! Limit 15 children. Masks are recommend but not required.


Winter Frolic 

Saturday, February 5th 10:00am-12:00pm AND 1:00-3:00pm

This is a family-friendly FREE event! Please register a time for your family. The entire event will be outside. See our Winter Frolic page on the website. More information to come.

Sugar Maple Tree Tapping  

Saturday, February 26th 1:00pm-3:00pm

Learn about the first step in the maple syrup making process…tap maple trees! You and your family will assist staff in tapping a maple tree in Elton’s Woods. Learn all about how we make our very own maple syrup. Please sign-up ahead of time. Limit to 50 people. (sign up to come early February). This event is FREE for all.







For work days:

Please dress for working outside. NO open-toed shoes. Gloves and tools will be provided.

You will be contacted in case of cancellation.

Restoration Rangers

From May-October, every Thursday from 9am-12pm, you can be a part of our Restoration Ranger program and work out on the land with staff! Please email Amanda at by the Wednesday before by 5pm to let us know you will be coming!

All children under the age of 13 need to be accompanied by someone over the age of 16.

Typical projects include: removal of invasive species (such as buckthorn, garlic mustard), mulching, weeding, brush removal, planting

For more information contact:

Amanda Neimon