Give Back

Volunteering at Greenacres is a fun way to meet new people and give back to the community. It is an important component of our educational goals and mission. Your unique background, skills, and knowledge help make our programs enriching experiences. We strive to provide an environment where the skills and interests of our volunteers benefit the Foundation and surrounding communities. We aim to enhance our volunteer skills and knowledge through orientation, training, and update sessions.

Volunteer Opportunities

Saturday Stream Snapshot – July 10

Saturday Stream Snapshot – July 10

Saturday Stream Snapshot is back for 2021! We are looking for water chemical testing volunteers who are passionate about the health of our rivers and streams. By participating in collecting water samples from sites around the watershed or performing water […]

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10 July 2021 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday Stream Snapshot – August 14

Saturday Stream Snapshot – August 14

Saturday Stream Snapshot is back for 2021! We are looking for water chemical testing volunteers who are passionate about the health of our rivers and streams. By participating in collecting water samples from sites around the watershed or performing water […]

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14 August 2021 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday Stream Snapshot – September 11

Saturday Stream Snapshot – September 11

Saturday Stream Snapshot is back for 2021! We are looking for water chemical testing volunteers who are passionate about the health of our rivers and streams. By participating in collecting water samples from sites around the watershed or performing water […]

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11 September 2021 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday Stream Snapshot – October 9

Saturday Stream Snapshot – October 9

Saturday Stream Snapshot is back for 2021! We are looking for water chemical testing volunteers who are passionate about the health of our rivers and streams. By participating in collecting water samples from sites around the watershed or performing water […]

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09 October 2021 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday Stream Snapshot – November 13

Saturday Stream Snapshot – November 13

Saturday Stream Snapshot is back for 2021! We are looking for water chemical testing volunteers who are passionate about the health of our rivers and streams. By participating in collecting water samples from sites around the watershed or performing water […]

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13 November 2021 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Volunteer Coordinator

Alayzia Scherer

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The beautiful summer annuals planted in our Arts Center gardens are grown from seed to bloom all on site! Check out our selection of these annuals at the farm store to add to your own gardens and landscape! đŸŒ± ...

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Taking deep soil samples for carbon analysis allows us to see how much carbon is being pulled and locked into pasture soils. This helps us measure the effectiveness of our strategic grazing practices and gives us a better understanding of the health of our pastures. Healthy soils are capable of holding a tremendous amount of carbon and can help reduce the concentration of atmospheric carbon! ...

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Our Research Department is working with the University of Tennessee to study the effects of different nutrient and pH levels and on pasture grass germination and development. The findings can be used to influence and improve future pasture management. ...

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A minute of zen brought to you from our Ley field. This cover crop of rye, winter peas and red clover is beautiful, but more importantly it protects and improves the soil between rotations of vegetable crops and grazing animals. The peas (like all legumes) pull nitrogen out of the atmosphere and, through a symbiotic relationship with soil bacteria, makes it available for other plants to use in the soil. Nitrogen is one of the critical elements of soil fertility, setting up our crops for success! ...

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