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 – 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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Calves are up and walking within an hour of their birth. It is vital for the calf to nurse in that first hour to receive colostrum, the first bit of milk produced by the cow that is rich in nutrients and antibodies to help protect the calf from diseases. The heifer-calf from this week’s video post is already busy exploring the pasture with her momma! ...

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Our livestock team was in for quite a treat to have the opportunity to witness one of our cows give birth to a healthy heifer-calf this week. 8 calves have arrived on the farm so far this season, and we’re expecting 5 more! Our team creates a low-stress environment for our animals, allowing them plenty of space to deliver and bond with their calves. Welcome, little one! ❤️ ...

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Our horses are enjoying this beautiful morning in their pastures. Have a great holiday weekend! ...

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The herd moving into fresh pastures this morning. Our cows always have access to fresh grass and beautiful pastures because of the effort and care our livestock team puts into implementing our rotational grazing plans. ...

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The bees are busy in the sweet corn rows! Did you know that corn is mostly pollinated by the wind? Pollen grains fall from the tassels at the top of the plant onto the silk strands emerging from the ears below…each strand of silk is actually a hollow tube connected to a single kernel of corn! Each strand must be contacted by a pollen grain in order to produce a full ear of corn. 🤯🌽 ...

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