Webster Groves Green Keepers

Webster Groves logoVolunteer in Webster Groves Parks!

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.

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

HONEYSUCKLE WEEKLY WALKING GROUP at Lorraine Davis and Larson Parks
Tuesday mornings, February 26 - April 9, 2019   9:00 - 10:30 AM

HONEYSUCKLE SWEEP at Shady Grove Creek Nature Sanctuary
Saturday, March 23, 2019  8:30 - 11:30 AM

ARBOR DAY TREE PLANTING at Southwest Park
Wednesday, April 24.  Tree planting @ 3:00 PM  Celebration @ 5:30 PM

Other Volunteer Opportunities

The Great Rivers Missouri Master NaturalistsMissouri Stream Team, Open Space Council, and St. Louis Master Gardeners recruit volunteers for other watershed stewardship events.
  • Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 08:30 AM · 21 rsvps
    Shady "Grove" Creek Nature Sanctuary in Webster Groves, MO

    Honeysuckle Sweep

    Help cut down honeysuckle at the Shady "Grove" Creek Nature Sanctuary!

    Gloves, coffee, hot cocoa, and bagels will be provided by Great Rivers Greenway. 

    Tools and water will be provided by Webster Groves but volunteers are welcome to bring their own hand tools.

    Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own coffee mugs and/or water-bottles for refill to minimize waste of paper products.
     
    Parking along Kirkham is available but narrow.  We recommend parking on the side streets or adjacent to the Sculpture park at Kirkham and Gore.  See map of Shady Creek Nature Sanctuary.  Please sign up below for this event so that we will know how many to prepare for.  Thanks and see you at the Honeysuckle Sweep!
     
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