HOW TO GET STARTED:

  1. Have a group of 10 or more? Please contact Shane Romain, Park Services Coordinator prior to the workday at (530) 896-7831 email:parkinfo@chicoca.gov
  2. Volunteers under 18 need to have a parent/guardian release form signed prior to work. Download: Volunteer Application
  3. Dress in layers for the weather and wear Closed-toed shoes; bring your own water bottle and work gloves if you have them.

 

Chico Parks and Greenways PALS Volunteer Calendar

The City of Chico, Parks Division is committed to helping ensure that volunteers have a rewarding and positive experience.  The PALS (Partners, Ambassadors, Leaders & Stewards) Volunteer Program has opportunities for you!.

For more information, please contact Shane Romain, Park Services Coordinator at 530-896-7831 or via email at : parkinfo@chicoca.gov

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Calendar Updated Often. Please Check Back Frequently.

Rain cancels events & this schedule may change --
Please check work site location the day of event. If there are 10 or more in your group, please call or email parkinfo@chicoca.gov in advance of work sessions.

 

Friday, July 12th (9am - noon) Volunteer Fridays! Volunteers will meet at the Caper Acres parking lot. Activities will include; litter pick-up. Please wear closed-toe shoes, bring a container for water and gloves if possible. Long pants are recommended. For more info email parkinfo@chicoca.gov or call Shane at (530) 896-7831

Saturday, July 13th (8am - 11am) Lindo Channel Clean Up! Volunteers will meet Mangrove Bridge, northeast side by Ramada Plaza. Activities will include; litter pick-up. Please wear closed-toe shoes, bring a container for water and gloves if possible. Long pants are recommended. For more info contact Dan at 530-518-6628. Sponsored by Chico Community Volunteers.

Saturday, July 13th (8am - 11am) Upper Park Trail Brushing! Volunteers will meet at Green Gate (10 Mile House Road) and walk to worksite at Guardian and Bloody Pin trails. Activities will include trimming back vegetation from the trails. Please wear closed toe shoes, long pants, (long-sleeve shirts suggested), and if you have a pair of work gloves, please bring them. Tools and gloves will be provided. Bring a backpack with water and snacks.For more information velo@chicovelo.org or call 530-343-8356. Sponsored by Chico Velo Trailworks.

Sunday, July 14th (9am - noon) Oak Tree Seedling Watering!

Volunteers will meet at parking lot B (Easter Cross/North Rim) parking lot in Upper Bidwell Park. Activities will include watering young oak trees planted by the Butte Environmemtal Council. Please wear closed-toe shoes. Bring water, sunscreen, and a hat for a bit of shade. Call 530-891-6424 for more information. Sponsored by Butte Environmental Council.

Wednesday, July 17th (9 am - noon) Comanche Creek Greenway. Volunteers will meet at the East Park Ave. and Midway parking lot. Projects may include trash pickup, weeding, pruning or planting. For more information, call Liz at (530) 513-2206. Find Friends of Comanche Creek Greenway on Facebook. Sponsored by Friends of Comanche Creek Greenway.

Friday, July 19th (9am - noon) Volunteer Fridays! Volunteers will meet at the Caper Acres parking lot. Activities will include; litter pick-up. Please wear closed-toe shoes, bring a container for water and gloves if possible. Long pants are recommended. For more info email parkinfo@chicoca.gov or call Shane at (530) 896-7831

Sunday, July 21st (9am - noon) Oak Tree Seedling Watering!

Volunteers will meet at parking lot B (Easter Cross/North Rim) parking lot in Upper Bidwell Park. Activities will include watering young oak trees planted by the Butte Environmemtal Council. Please wear closed-toe shoes. Bring water, sunscreen, and a hat for a bit of shade. Call 530-891-6424 for more information. Sponsored by Butte Environmental Council.

Wednesday, July 24th (9 am - noon) Comanche Creek Greenway. Volunteers will meet at the East Park Ave. and Midway parking lot. Projects may include trash pickup, weeding, pruning or planting. For more information, call Liz at (530) 513-2206. Find Friends of Comanche Creek Greenway on Facebook. Sponsored by Friends of Comanche Creek Greenway.

Wednesday, July 24th (9 am - noon) Volunteer Ivy League Day! Volunteers will meet at TBD. Activities will include removing invasive english ivy from native trees. Please wear closed-toe shoes, bring a container for water, and gloves if possible. Long pants are recommended. For more information email parkinfo@chicoca.gov or call Linda at 864-7417

Friday, July 26th (9am - noon) Volunteer Fridays! Volunteers will meet at the Caper Acres parking lot. Activities will include; litter pick-up. Please wear closed-toe shoes, bring a container for water and gloves if possible. Long pants are recommended. For more info email parkinfo@chicoca.gov or call Shane at (530) 896-7831

Sunday, July 28th (9am - noon) Oak Tree Seedling Watering!

Volunteers will meet at parking lot B (Easter Cross/North Rim) parking lot in Upper Bidwell Park. Activities will include watering young oak trees planted by the Butte Environmemtal Council. Please wear closed-toe shoes. Bring water, sunscreen, and a hat for a bit of shade. Call 530-891-6424 for more information. Sponsored by Butte Environmental Council.

Wednesday, August 14th (9 am - noon) Volunteer Ivy League Day! Volunteers will meet at TBD. Activities will include removing invasive english ivy from native trees. Please wear closed-toe shoes, bring a container for water, and gloves if possible. Long pants are recommended. For more information email parkinfo@chicoca.gov or call Linda at 864-7417

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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