• Botany • Construction/Maintenance • Soil/Watershed • Weed/Invasive Species Control
Make Big Cypress more beautiful! Enjoy the sunshine and the humidity! Help Big Cypress National Preserve visitors see native wild plants around their visitor centers.
Remove downed vegetation. Must be able to pick up loads of at least 10 pounds. Trim native and non-native vegetation using appropriate tools. Dig up non-native vegetation. May be planting native vegetation. Must be able to use hand trowels, lopers, shovels, and wheel barrows. Must be able to bend and kneel as appropriate.
Time requirement: 2 to 8 hours/day. May do once, one day/week or more often as needed.
Must wear appropriate clothing: light weight long pants and closed-toed shoes (no sandals). Wearing a light weight long-sleeved shirt and a hat ids also recommended.
Will need a filled water container. If volunteering longer than 4 hours, please bring a lunch.