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Volunteer

Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.

ANDREW CARNEGIE

You Can Make a Difference

We are so happy you’re interested in getting involved with our work here at Blue Heron Headwaters Conservancy. There are so many ways for you to help, and we truly appreciate each and every effort. By lending your support, you’ll become a valuable part of our Non-Profit Organization and help to strengthen our operations, reach and mission. 

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Volunteer Opportunities

Restoring protected property

Volunteers are needed to help control invasive plants and assist in planting native flowers, grasses, bushes and trees. This outdoor work, with your friend or family, allows for social distancing.  In the spring we pull garlic mustard to keep our forests and open spaces from being overrun. This is followed by seedball distribution, planting native plugs, bushes and trees, sprucing up our demonstration gardens and removing the next wave of invasive plants. Special skills are not needed.

We run on Volunteer Power

​We have a small staff and a tight budget, so we rely on volunteers to help us with our work. You can volunteer for a one-time event or become a regular. To indicate your interest, please fill out the Volunteer Application provided and/or select one of our Sign-up Genius links provided under "Volunteer Opportunities" below and choose an activity or event that you'd like to get on your calendar today!

Repair & maintenance of public spaces

We need people handy with tools to maintain trails, set signage posts or repair the occasional boardwalk. We will meet you on site with directions and materials. Indicate your interest on the form below.

Office work/home work

NOHLC has jobs you can do at home or at our office with social distancing in mind. If you enjoy organizing or typing/copying or using your artistic skills, we have a project for you. All tasks contribute to our mission of preserving land and water in Northwest Oakland County.

Click here to view our sign-up:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0d49a4a92ca4f85-office3

Seed collection and distribution

Most seed collection is done in late summer and into fall, but a few patient people can help gather the seeds of early flowering plants at the beginning of summer. In 2020, BHHC joined Pollinator Partnership in training folks in native seed collection methods. Contact us and be part of a national effort to increase habitat for pollinators. Birds, bees, butterflies and even mammals will thank you.

Property Inspector

If you love being out in nature, you might want to become a property inspector. We will train you on what to look for and how to record it. One of our experienced inspectors will go with you on your first inspection. Call the office to find out when the next training session takes place 248-795-2808. Property inspection is a family-friendly event.

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Volunteer!

Fill out our application to the right and we'll follow up with you to discuss upcoming projects, volunteer opportunities  and how you could help. 

7150 Dixie Highway, Suite 2
Clarkston, MI  48346 

Tel: 248-795-2808

BHHC Volunteer Application

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