Webster Groves Green Keepers

Webster Groves logoVolunteer in Webster Groves Parks!

Do you enjoy our community’s 120 acres of lush park lands?  Do you like to work outdoors and learn about nature? Then come join Green Keepers, a new volunteer corps of citizen gardeners launched by the Webster Groves Parks Department to help maintain our parks as beautiful, safe green spaces that encourage all residents to explore, learn, rest and play.

Girl scouts planting treesGreen Keepers can participate in a wide variety of activities ranging from gardening and clean up to planting and seed saving to invasive removal and land restoration. No special experience required; only enthusiasm and a love for Webster’s rich green space heritage. Parks staff will teach you all you need to know for specific projects, and provide tools on site.

Click here to join the Green Keeper Volunteer Email List to get regular updates about volunteer opportunities and events.  Green Keeper hours are applicable toward Master Gardener certification.

All volunteers must sign a waiver. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

To learn more about Green Keeper volunteer opportunities and events, contact Yvonne Steingruby, Park Superintendent at (314) 963-5457 or email steingrubyy@webstergroves.org 

RIVER DES PERES WATERSHED TRASH BASH October 20

Come out and help clean up the rivers and creeks within the River des Peres Watershed (including Deer Creek!) in St Louis City and County.  This year will include volunteer opportunities at multiple sites throughout the watershed.   Day of the event volunteer sign-in and free T-shirts available at multiple locations, including at 145 E. Waymire in Webster Groves.  FREE lunch and prizes for volunteers after the cleanup will be at Willmore Park, 7200 Hampton Avenue  Register to participate in the trash bash here.   Sponsored by Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District and River Des Peres Watershed Coalition.  

MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY WEBSTER GROVES October 27

Saturday, October 27, 2018 is Make a Difference Day, a call to action. We all know too well the problems that face our communities. We challenge you to look around, see what needs to be done, and do what you can by working together with other volunteers. Organize your own event, or, sign up for one of the volunteer opportunities listed below.

Volunteers will receive T-shirts while supplies last. Lunch will be provided for volunteers at the Webster Groves Recreation Complex in the pool breezeway by the Webster Groves Lions Club (they stop serving at approximately 12:30 p.m.).

Sign up for an event below.

More detailed information regarding Make a Difference Day is available from Steve Clark at the Webster Groves Recreation Complex (314-963-5623 or clarks@webstergroves.org), or 91st District State Representative Sarah Unsicker (573-751-1285 or Sarah.Unsicker@house.mo.gov).

  • Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 08:30 AM · 3 rsvps
    Ivory Crockett Park in Webster Groves, MO

    Planting trees at Ivory Crockett Park

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    Saturday, October 27, 2018 is Make a Difference Day, a call to action!

    We are looking for 10 volunteers for this activity.
    Great tools to bring if you have them: pitchforks, wheelbarrows

    IMG_1542.jpgVolunteers will receive T-shirts while supplies last. Lunch will be provided for volunteers at the Webster Groves Recreation Complex in the pool breezeway by the Webster Groves Lions Club (they stop serving at approximately 12:30 p.m).

  • Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 08:30 AM · 2 rsvps
    Southwest Park in Webster Groves, MO

    Spreading woodchips at Southwest Park

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    Saturday, October 27, 2018 is Make a Difference Day, a call to action.

    Volunteers will receive T-shirts while supplies last. Lunch will be provided for volunteers at the Webster Groves Recreation Complex in the pool breezeway by the Webster Groves Lions Club (they stop serving at approximately 12:30 p.m).

    We are looking for 15 volunteers for this activity.

  • Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 08:30 AM · 5 rsvps
    Lorraine Davis Park in Webster Groves, MO

    Removing Honeysuckle at Lorraine Davis Park

    Saturday, October 27, 2018 is Make a Difference Day, a call to action.

    Bush honeysuckle is invading many parks and natural areas in the St. Louis region. We could use your help eradicating this nasty plant and restoring habitat for our native wildlife. The birds and the butterflies will thank you for it!

    We will be removing bush honeysuckle at Lorraine Davis Park located along the Deer Creek Greenway in partnership with Great Rivers Greenway.

    • Parking is available at 145 E. Waymire Ave., Webster Groves, MO 63119. We will meet at the new pavilion in Lorraine Davis Park close to the parking lot.
    • Ages 13+ are invited to join us; youth under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

    Please wear sturdy, closed toe shoes and dress for the weather.

    Tools and work gloves will be provided.

    A bagel breakfast, snacks, and water will be provided for this event. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own reusable water bottle to help us cut down on project waste.  T-shirts are available while supplies last.  Please fill out this form and submit it to City of Webster Groves if you would like to receive a T-shirt.  

    Lunch is also provided for Make a Difference Day volunteers at the Webster Groves Recreation Complex in the pool breezeway by the Webster Groves Lions Club (they stop serving at approximately 12:30 p.m).

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  • Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 08:30 AM
    Ivory Crockett Park in Webster Groves, MO

    Spreading Kiddie cushion at Ivory Crockett Park

    Webster Groves logo

    Saturday, October 27, 2018 is Make a Difference Day, a call to action.

    Volunteers will receive T-shirts while supplies last. Lunch will be provided for volunteers at the Webster Groves Recreation Complex in the pool breezeway by the Webster Groves Lions Club (they stop serving at approximately 12:30 p.m).

    We are looking for 15 volunteers for this activity.


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