Let your enthusiasm translate to volunteering. The 1,100 acres of the Emerald Necklace need willing hands and hearts to return the park to the vision of Frederick Law Olmsted. Join the conservancy email list and you will receive invitations to programs, clean-ups and planting projects.
Volunteer Ambassador Training
125 The Fenway
Monday, March 11, 2019 | 6:00pm Open House, 6:30 – 7:30pm Training
Enthusiastic about the Emerald Necklace? Join our Volunteer Ambassadors! Ambassadors help educate the public about our mission and programming by representing the Emerald Necklace Conservancy at local events and encouraging others to become involved! Click here to register.
Muddy River Cleanup
Throughout the Emerald Necklace
Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 9:00am – 12:00pm with picnic to follow
Be a part of something BIG! Join the Emerald Necklace Conservancy and hundreds of volunteers who come together for the annual clean-up along the Muddy River and throughout the parks. Registration open!
Tuesdays with Roses
Kelleher Rose Garden, Back Bay Fens
Season begins June 4! | Tuesday evenings, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Volunteers work in the Rose Garden deadheading and pruning roses and weeding the rose beds and borders. Training and tools provided.
Woodlands Volunteer Corps (Second Saturdays)
Franklin and Olmsted Parks
June 8, July 13, August 10, September 14, October 12 and November 9 | 10:00am – 1:00pm
Help implement a comprehensive woodlands management program and promote a healthier forest through activities ranging from removing invasive plant species to conditioning forest soil.
For more information or to create your own volunteer event, contact Field Operations Manager Ellen Arnstein at email@example.com or 617.522.2700.