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Volunteer Opportunities

The Maynard Conservation Commission seeks help and support to continue its many activities. The Commission welcomes comments, input, questions, and any manner of assistance.

Listed below are current opportunities for assistance. Please take a look and see where you can help.

Type of Activity Specific Activity What to do
Associate membership Join the Commission as a nonvoting member. Attend meetings; assist with projects; and learn about wetlands protection, land management, land acquisition, and public engagement. Call the Conservation Commission at 978-897-0560 for more information.
Trail work Join other volunteers on the third Saturday of every month from 9:00 – 11:00 to help with trail maintenance, trail clearing, sign installation, and more. Call the Conservation Commission at 978-897-0560 for more information.
Land Stewardship Become a Land Steward of a specific parcel of conservation land in town. Call the Conservation Commission at 978-897-0560 for more information.
Biological workshops and inventories Join “Biodiversity Days” experts on walks in June of every year to identify wildlife species found in Maynard. Call Linda at 978-897-0560 for more information.
Vernal pool certification Learn about and certify vernal pools in town. Call Linda at 978-897-0560 for more information.
Activities sponsored by other groups Help with the annual Assabet River cleanup organized by OAR, help with the annual Neighborhood Cleanup sponsored by theMaynard Community Gardeners, or help develop the Assabet River Rail Trail. Contact the sponsoring organization.
Start your own activity Maynard Birding Club, Maynard Walking Club, Friends of the Assabet River, etc. Call the Conservation Commission at 978-897-0560 if you would like assistance.