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

Environmental Caretakers – Caretaker Appreciation Breakfast & Hike

Environmental Caretakers – Caretaker Appreciation Breakfast & Hike

Great ready for the fall season. Participants will gather for a group bonding event to kick-off our fall Caretaker season. Agenda includes a continental breakfast and a hike to enjoy the fruits of our labor as we work to restore […]

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13 August 2022 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Environmental Caretakers – Monarch Butterfly Tagging

Environmental Caretakers – Monarch Butterfly Tagging

The butterflies are coming! Participants will be assisting Greenacres Educators tag and collect data on monarch butterflies as they follow their migration routes to their winter ground in the state of Michoacan, Mexico Please note that dates, locations, and plans are […]

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10 September 2022 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Environmental Caretakers – Tree Restoration

Environmental Caretakers – Tree Restoration

It's time to restore our beautiful trees. Participants will be planting small, understory trees such as red buds & dogwoods to reclaim the space once held by invasive plants like honeysuckle. Please note that dates, locations, and plans are subject […]

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01 October 2022 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Environmental Caretakers – Woody Invasive Plant Removal

Environmental Caretakers – Woody Invasive Plant Removal

Help us control woody invasive species. Participants will be cutting back non-native, invasive woody shrubs such as honeysuckle, privet, and multiflora rose with hand tools. You must sign up to volunteer before attending this event. Please note that dates, locations, […]

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05 November 2022 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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Volunteer Coordinator

Alayzia Scherer

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Echinacea, the sweetest ewe in our flock, gave birth to triplet lambs over the weekend!Lamb triplets are fairly rare and this is the first time it’s happened at Greenacres.

Ewes only have 2 teats, making it hard for a momma to feed 3 at once. Thankfully another ewe who had a single baby is also feeding one of the triplets. The livestock team will keep a close eye on all three to make sure everyone gets enough to eat.
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The Grand Tent is up and we are ready for the start of a busy 2022 event season. Looking forward to hosting you at the Arts Center soon!
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Students from Oyler School visited our Indian Hill location recently - this class had the opportunity to observe our routine cattle vaccinations and they were able to touch the side of one of our bulls. This kind of hands-on education happens all year round here at Greenacres - if your class or homeschool group would like to learn more about our educational programming visit our website to learn more. ...

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