Calendar

Meetings

Saturday
Feb 24, 2024
8:45am - 1:00pm

Registration Required

Westside Tree Planting

Vancouver First United Methodist Church

Saturday, February 24, 2024
8:45am - 1:00pm

401 E 33rd St,
Vancouver, WA 98663

Vancouver Urban Forestry and partners Friends of Trees are looking for volunteers to plant over 150 trees as part of the annual westside tree planting event. Help find these large-stock trees (6-10′ tall) their forever home!

Adults, kids, family, friends, coworkers – all community members are welcome to help take action against climate change and make a difference in Vancouver neighborhoods. Join the fun and make a big impact in a few short hours. Gloves, tools and guidance will be provided, as well as breakfast snacks and hot drinks.

RSVP: Save your place by selecting this event on the event calendar, and fill out the quick registration form. Tree planting groups and individuals needed.

Have a truck? We need your help getting these young trees to their planting sites a few blocks away from the central staging site. Please sign up on the event calendar if you’re able to help out in this key role.

Meeting Details

Saturday
Feb 24, 2024
9:00am - 11:30am

Registration Required

Ivy Removal at Behrens Woods

Behrens Woods

Saturday, February 24, 2024
9:00am - 11:30am

3005 SE Bella Vista Pl,
Vancouver, WA 98683

Registration is required. Sign up today!

Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department and our Naturespaces volunteers for a morning of removing invasive plants.

Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided! This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens – people of all ages and abilities are welcome! Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes.

Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form.

(Registration will close two days prior to the event at 2 p.m. If registration is already closed and you still want to register, please email cityvolunteer@cityofvancouver.us to let us know you will be a walk-up and you can sign in on-site.)

Meeting Details

Saturday
Feb 24, 2024
10:00am - 12:00pm

Registration Required

Adopt-A-Park Event at LeRoy Haagen

LeRoy Haagen Memorial Community Park

Saturday, February 24, 2024
10:00am - 12:00pm

13200 NE LeRoy Haagen Memorial Drive,
Vancouver, WA 98684

Advance registration is required and space is limited. RSVP today.

Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs staff and volunteers from our Adopt-A-Park program for a morning of beautifying LeRoy Haagen Memorial Community Park’s natural area. We will be removing ivy and other non-native plants.

Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided! This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens – people of all ages and abilities are welcome! Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. We will meet at the entrance to the park near the restrooms and parking lot.

Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form.

(Registration will close two days prior to the event at 2 p.m. If registration is closed and you are still interested in attending, please email cityvolunteer@cityofvancouver.us to let us know you will be a walk-up and you can sign in on-site.)

Meeting Details

Thursday
Feb 29, 2024
10:00am - 12:00pm

Registration Required

Tree Pruning Workshop

Brickyard Park

Thursday, February 29, 2024
10:00am - 12:00pm

3120 Lincoln Ave,
Vancouver, WA 98660

Add to Calendar Feb. 29, 2024 10:00am Feb. 29, 2024 12:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Tree Pruning Workshop Event Full: This event has met its participation limit. Please view other urban forestry programs and opportunities to volunteer with Urban Forestry. To be added to the waitlist, please email trees@cityofvancouver.us. Join the City of Vancouver’s Urban Forestry program staff to learn proper pruning techniques, focusing on structure and clearance. Practice pruning techniques including reduction and removal cuts, identifying the branch collar, and using the 3-cut method. This is an outdoor, hands-on workshop, volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. No experience necessary; training, gloves, tools, and light snacks will be provided. Feel free… Brickyard Park

Event Full: This event has met its participation limit. Please view other urban forestry programs and opportunities to volunteer with Urban Forestry. To be added to the waitlist, please email trees@cityofvancouver.us.

Join the City of Vancouver’s Urban Forestry program staff to learn proper pruning techniques, focusing on structure and clearance. Practice pruning techniques including reduction and removal cuts, identifying the branch collar, and using the 3-cut method.

This is an outdoor, hands-on workshop, volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. No experience necessary; training, gloves, tools, and light snacks will be provided. Feel free to bring your favorite pair of gloves or bypass hand pruners.

Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form.

If registration is already closed and you still want to register, please email trees@cityofvancouver.us to let us know you will be a walk-up and you can sign in on-site.

Meeting Details

Saturday
Mar 2, 2024
10:00am - 12:00pm

Registration Required

Community Tree Planting Event, Southeast Vancouver

SE Evergreen Hwy Stormwater Facility

Saturday, March 2, 2024
10:00am - 12:00pm

11400 SE Evergreen Hwy,
Vancouver, WA 98664

Add to Calendar Mar. 02, 2024 10:00am Mar. 02, 2024 12:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Community Tree Planting Event, Southeast Vancouver Registration is required. Sign up today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Urban Forestry program and community volunteers for a morning of planting trees at a stormwater facility in SE Vancouver. No experience necessary; leadership, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided! This opportunity is family-friendly – people of all ages and abilities are welcome! Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. If registration is already closed and you still want to register, please email trees@cityofvancouver.us to let us know you will be a walk-up… SE Evergreen Hwy Stormwater Facility

Registration is required. Sign up today!

Join the City of Vancouver’s Urban Forestry program and community volunteers for a morning of planting trees at a stormwater facility in SE Vancouver.

No experience necessary; leadership, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided! This opportunity is family-friendly – people of all ages and abilities are welcome! Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes.

Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form.

If registration is already closed and you still want to register, please email trees@cityofvancouver.us to let us know you will be a walk-up and you can sign in on-site.

Meeting Details

Saturday
Mar 2, 2024
10:00am - 12:00pm

Registration Required

Adopt-A-Park Event at Wintler Park

Wintler Park

Saturday, March 2, 2024
10:00am - 12:00pm

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Vancouver, WA 98661

Add to Calendar Mar. 02, 2024 10:00am Mar. 02, 2024 12:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Adopt-A-Park Event at Wintler Park Advance registration is required and space is limited. RSVP today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs staff and volunteers for our first Adopt-A-Park event at Wintler Park. We will be removing ivy and other non-native plants from the trees as well as cleaning up litter from the beach. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided! This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens – people of all ages and abilities are welcome! Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. We will meet near the restrooms and parking lot. Youth under 18… Wintler Park

Advance registration is required and space is limited. RSVP today!

Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs staff and volunteers for our first Adopt-A-Park event at Wintler Park. We will be removing ivy and other non-native plants from the trees as well as cleaning up litter from the beach.

Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided! This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens – people of all ages and abilities are welcome! Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. We will meet near the restrooms and parking lot.

Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form.

(Registration will close two days prior to the event at 2 p.m. If registration is closed and you are still interested in attending, please email cityvolunteer@cityofvancouver.us to let us know you will be a walk-up and you can sign in on-site.)

Meeting Details

Friday
Mar 8, 2024
11:00am - 1:00pm

Registration Required

Litter Pickup Event: Centerpointe Park

Centerpointe Park

Friday, March 8, 2024
11:00am - 1:00pm

8200 NE Pierce Dr,
Vancouver, WA 98662

Add to Calendar Mar. 08, 2024 11:00am Mar. 08, 2024 1:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Litter Pickup Event: Centerpointe Park Picking up litter in public spaces helps keep the Vancouver community safe and clean for all to enjoy. Volunteer to help pick up litter in Centerpointe Park on Friday, Mar. 8. Sign up today! Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us. Centerpointe Park

Picking up litter in public spaces helps keep the Vancouver community safe and clean for all to enjoy. Volunteer to help pick up litter in Centerpointe Park on Friday, Mar. 8. Sign up today!

Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us.

Meeting Details

Saturday
Mar 9, 2024
9:00am - 11:30am

Registration Required

Ivy Removal at Behrens Woods

Behrens Woods

Saturday, March 9, 2024
9:00am - 11:30am

3005 SE Bella Vista Pl,
Vancouver, WA 98683

Add to Calendar Mar. 09, 2024 9:00am Mar. 09, 2024 11:30 am America/Los_Angeles Ivy Removal at Behrens Woods Registration is required. Sign up today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department and our Naturespaces volunteers for a morning of removing invasive plants. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided! This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens – people of all ages and abilities are welcome! Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. (Registration will close two days prior to the event at 2 p.m. If registration is already closed and you still want to register, please email cityvolunteer@cityofvancouver.us to… Behrens Woods

Registration is required. Sign up today!

Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department and our Naturespaces volunteers for a morning of removing invasive plants.

Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided! This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens – people of all ages and abilities are welcome! Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes.

Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form.

(Registration will close two days prior to the event at 2 p.m. If registration is already closed and you still want to register, please email cityvolunteer@cityofvancouver.us to let us know you will be a walk-up and you can sign in on-site.)

Meeting Details

Friday
Mar 15, 2024
9:30am - 12:00pm

Registration Required

Ivy Removal at Marine Park

Marine Park

Friday, March 15, 2024
9:30am - 12:00pm

4501 SE Columbia Way,
Vancouver, WA 98661

Add to Calendar Mar. 15, 2024 9:30am Mar. 15, 2024 12:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Ivy Removal at Marine Park Registration is required. Sign up today! Join Water Center staff in removing ivy from Marine Park. Activities can include cutting ivy off tree trunks, bending over to pull ivy free from the soil, and shoveling and spreading bark mulch. All tools will be provided. All ages welcome. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Youth under 13 must have an adult guardian present. Marine Park

Registration is required. Sign up today! Join Water Center staff in removing ivy from Marine Park. Activities can include cutting ivy off tree trunks, bending over to pull ivy free from the soil, and shoveling and spreading bark mulch. All tools will be provided.

All ages welcome. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Youth under 13 must have an adult guardian present.

Meeting Details

Thursday
Mar 21, 2024
1:30pm - 3:30pm

Registration Required

Litter Pickup Event: Sam Brown Park

Sam Brown Park

Thursday, March 21, 2024
1:30pm - 3:30pm

5722 Montana Ln,
Vancouver, WA 98661

Add to Calendar Mar. 21, 2024 1:30pm Mar. 21, 2024 3:30 pm America/Los_Angeles Litter Pickup Event: Sam Brown Park Picking up litter in public spaces helps keep the Vancouver community safe and clean for all to enjoy. Volunteer to help pick up litter in Sam Brown Park. Sign up today! Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us. Sam Brown Park

Picking up litter in public spaces helps keep the Vancouver community safe and clean for all to enjoy. Volunteer to help pick up litter in Sam Brown Park. Sign up today!

Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us.

Meeting Details

Thursday
Mar 21, 2024
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Registration Required

Litter Stewards Training

Marine Park Engineering Services Building

Thursday, March 21, 2024
6:00pm - 7:00pm

4500 SE Columbia Way,
Vancouver, WA 98661

Add to Calendar Mar. 21, 2024 6:00pm Mar. 21, 2024 7:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Litter Stewards Training Become a Litter Steward Volunteer! Picking up litter in public spaces helps keep the Vancouver community safe and clean for all to enjoy. This training is your first step in becoming an ongoing Litter Steward Volunteer. Consider signing up today. Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us. Marine Park Engineering Services Building

Become a Litter Steward Volunteer! Picking up litter in public spaces helps keep the Vancouver community safe and clean for all to enjoy. This training is your first step in becoming an ongoing Litter Steward Volunteer. Consider signing up today.

Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us.

Meeting Details

Saturday
Mar 23, 2024
8:30am - 1:00pm

Registration Required

Northeast Tree Planting

LeRoy Haagen Memorial Park

Saturday, March 23, 2024
8:30am - 1:00pm

NE 9th St,
Vancouver, WA 98684

Add to Calendar Mar. 23, 2024 8:30am Mar. 23, 2024 1:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Northeast Tree Planting Vancouver Urban Forestry and partners Friends of Trees are looking for volunteers to plant over 150 trees as part of the northeast tree planting event. Adults, kids, family, friends, coworkers – all community members are welcome to help take action against climate change and make a difference in Vancouver neighborhoods. Join the fun and make a big impact in a few short hours. Gloves, tools and guidance will be provided, as well as breakfast snacks and hot drinks. RSVP: Save your place by selecting this event on the event calendar, and fill out the quick registration form. Tree planting groups and individuals needed. Have… LeRoy Haagen Memorial Park

Vancouver Urban Forestry and partners Friends of Trees are looking for volunteers to plant over 150 trees as part of the northeast tree planting event. Adults, kids, family, friends, coworkers – all community members are welcome to help take action against climate change and make a difference in Vancouver neighborhoods. Join the fun and make a big impact in a few short hours. Gloves, tools and guidance will be provided, as well as breakfast snacks and hot drinks.

RSVP: Save your place by selecting this event on the event calendar, and fill out the quick registration form. Tree planting groups and individuals needed.

Have a truck? We need your help getting these young trees to their planting sites a few blocks away from the central staging site. Please sign up on the event calendar if you’re able to help out in this key role.

Meeting Details

Saturday
Mar 23, 2024
9:00am - 12:30pm

Registration Required

World Water Day BioBlitz

Water Resources Education Center

Saturday, March 23, 2024
9:00am - 12:30pm

4600 SE Columbia Way,
Vancouver, WA 98661

Add to Calendar Mar. 23, 2024 9:00am Mar. 23, 2024 12:30 pm America/Los_Angeles World Water Day BioBlitz Every year, World Water Day is celebrated around the globe to highlight the importance of freshwater for humans and our vital ecosystems. Join us this year in a BioBlitz at Vancouver’s Water Center to explore the freshwater ecosystems around the education center and collect data about the living creatures inhabiting our area. A BioBlitz event gathers community members in a specific place to take a snapshot of the ecological biodiversity. Small, guided nature walks will happen throughout the morning. Walks will focus on finding plants, animals, birds, insects, mushrooms, amphibians and more. Use iNaturalist to catalog all the living things… Water Resources Education Center

Every year, World Water Day is celebrated around the globe to highlight the importance of freshwater for humans and our vital ecosystems. Join us this year in a BioBlitz at Vancouver’s Water Center to explore the freshwater ecosystems around the education center and collect data about the living creatures inhabiting our area.

A BioBlitz event gathers community members in a specific place to take a snapshot of the ecological biodiversity. Small, guided nature walks will happen throughout the morning. Walks will focus on finding plants, animals, birds, insects, mushrooms, amphibians and more. Use iNaturalist to catalog all the living things found in the area. No previous knowledge of iNaturalist is required.

Registration is required and space is limited. Choose a time slot on the RSVP form to reserve your space.

This is a family-friendly event that is suitable for adults and youth ages 6 and older. Expect to walk 1.5 miles on uneven terrain, sandy beaches, muddy wetland areas and paved pathways. All youth need to be accompanied by an adult. Detailed logistics will be sent to registered participants.

Vancouver’s Water Center is closed on weekends. Registered participants will have access to restroom facilities inside the building.

Meeting Details

Wednesday
Mar 27, 2024
9:30am - 11:30am

Registration Required

Beach Cleanup at Marine Park

Marine Park

Wednesday, March 27, 2024
9:30am - 11:30am

4501 SE Columbia Way,
Vancouver, WA 98661

Add to Calendar Mar. 27, 2024 9:30am Mar. 27, 2024 11:30 am America/Los_Angeles Beach Cleanup at Marine Park Registration is required. Sign up today! Help pick up litter from the beaches around Marine Park and prevent litter from entering the Columbia River. All tools will be provided. Expect to walk 1.5 miles on uneven terrain, sandy and muddy beach areas. All ages welcome. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Youth under 13 must have an adult guardian present. Marine Park

Registration is required. Sign up today! Help pick up litter from the beaches around Marine Park and prevent litter from entering the Columbia River. All tools will be provided. Expect to walk 1.5 miles on uneven terrain, sandy and muddy beach areas.

All ages welcome. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Youth under 13 must have an adult guardian present.

Meeting Details

Saturday
Mar 30, 2024
10:00am - 12:00pm

Registration Required

Volunteer at Campus Community Garden

Campus Community Garden

Saturday, March 30, 2024
10:00am - 12:00pm

NE Campus Dr,
Vancouver, WA 98661

Add to Calendar Mar. 30, 2024 10:00am Mar. 30, 2024 12:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Volunteer at Campus Community Garden Advanced registration is required and space is limited. RSVP today. Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department to clean up Campus Community Garden in honor of Cesar Chavez Day. We will be removing litter, mulching the perimeters and pulling some invasive plants and weeds to get ready for the 2024 garden season. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens – people of all ages and abilities are welcome. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Many of the volunteer activities require bending, stooping,… Campus Community Garden

Advanced registration is required and space is limited. RSVP today.

Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department to clean up Campus Community Garden in honor of Cesar Chavez Day. We will be removing litter, mulching the perimeters and pulling some invasive plants and weeds to get ready for the 2024 garden season.

Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens – people of all ages and abilities are welcome. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Many of the volunteer activities require bending, stooping, kneeling to the ground and lifting over 10 pounds. Please reach out to Volunteer Programs staff if you would like to request an accommodation in order to improve your volunteer experience.

Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form.

(Registration will close two days prior to the event at 2 p.m. If registration is already closed and you still want to register, please email cityvolunteer@cityofvancouver.us to let us know you will be a walk-up and you can sign in on-site.)

Meeting Details

Tuesday
Apr 9, 2024
10:00am - 12:00pm

Registration Required

Litter Pickup Event: Kevanna Park

Kevanna Park

Tuesday, April 9, 2024
10:00am - 12:00pm

10500 NE 47th St,
Vancouver, WA 98682

Add to Calendar Apr. 09, 2024 10:00am Apr. 09, 2024 12:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Litter Pickup Event: Kevanna Park Picking up litter in public spaces helps keep the Vancouver community safe and clean for all to enjoy. Volunteer to help pick up litter in honor of Arbor Day! Sign up today. Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us. Kevanna Park

Picking up litter in public spaces helps keep the Vancouver community safe and clean for all to enjoy. Volunteer to help pick up litter in honor of Arbor Day! Sign up today.

Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us.

Meeting Details

Saturday
Apr 13, 2024
9:30am - 11:30am

Registration Required

Meadowscaping Spring Cleanup at the Water Center

Water Resources Education Center

Saturday, April 13, 2024
9:30am - 11:30am

4600 SE Columbia Way,
Vancouver, WA 98661

Add to Calendar Apr. 13, 2024 9:30am Apr. 13, 2024 11:30 am America/Los_Angeles Meadowscaping Spring Cleanup at the Water Center Registration is required. Sign up today! Join Vancouver Bee Project and Water Center staff in caring for our newly planted meadow. Grass was removed and wildflower seed sowed last fall. Spring is the time to assess the project and clean out any unwanted plant species from the meadow. We will also have projects for volunteers to help keep our Backyard Habitat Certified gardens in tip-top shape. Volunteer activities may include weeding, mulching, trimming and raking pathways. All necessary tools will be provided. All ages welcome.  Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Youth under 13 must have… Water Resources Education Center

Registration is required. Sign up today! Join Vancouver Bee Project and Water Center staff in caring for our newly planted meadow. Grass was removed and wildflower seed sowed last fall. Spring is the time to assess the project and clean out any unwanted plant species from the meadow. We will also have projects for volunteers to help keep our Backyard Habitat Certified gardens in tip-top shape. Volunteer activities may include weeding, mulching, trimming and raking pathways. All necessary tools will be provided.

All ages welcome.  Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Youth under 13 must have an adult guardian present.

Meeting Details

Saturday
Apr 13, 2024
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Registration Required

Litter Pickup Event: Old Apple Tree Park

Old Apple Tree Park

Saturday, April 13, 2024
1:00pm - 3:00pm

112 ,
Vancouver, WA 98660

Add to Calendar Apr. 13, 2024 1:00pm Apr. 13, 2024 3:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Litter Pickup Event: Old Apple Tree Park Join us in celebrating Earth Month with a litter pickup! We’ll be at the Old Apple Tree Park picking up litter to help keep our community safe and clean for all to enjoy. Sign up today. Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us. Old Apple Tree Park

Join us in celebrating Earth Month with a litter pickup! We’ll be at the Old Apple Tree Park picking up litter to help keep our community safe and clean for all to enjoy. Sign up today.

Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us.

Meeting Details

Saturday
Apr 27, 2024
11:00am - 1:00pm

Registration Required

Litter Pickup Event: Wintler Community Park

Wintler Community Park

Saturday, April 27, 2024
11:00am - 1:00pm

6400 SE Beach Dr,
Vancouver, WA 98661

Add to Calendar Apr. 27, 2024 11:00am Apr. 27, 2024 1:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Litter Pickup Event: Wintler Community Park Join us for National Volunteer Week! Volunteer to pick up litter at Vancouver’s poplar Wintler Community Park. Sign up today. Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us. Wintler Community Park

Join us for National Volunteer Week! Volunteer to pick up litter at Vancouver’s poplar Wintler Community Park. Sign up today.

Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us.

Meeting Details

Events

Westside Tree Planting

Saturday, February 24, 2024
8:45 am - 1:00 pm
Add to Calendar Saturday, February 24, 2024 8:45 am Saturday, February 24, 2024 8:45 am America/Los_Angeles Westside Tree Planting Vancouver Urban Forestry and partners Friends of Trees are looking for volunteers to plant over 150 trees as part of the annual westside tree planting event. Help find these large-stock trees (6-10′ tall) their forever home! Adults, kids, family, friends, coworkers – all community members are welcome to help take action against climate change and make a difference in Vancouver neighborhoods. Join the fun and make a big impact in a few short hours. Gloves, tools and guidance will be provided, as well as breakfast snacks and hot drinks. RSVP: Save your place by selecting this event on the event calendar,…

Vancouver First United Methodist Church
401 E 33rd St
Vancouver , WA 98663

Vancouver Urban Forestry and partners Friends of Trees are looking for volunteers to plant over 150 trees as part of the annual westside tree planting event. Help find these large-stock trees (6-10′ tall) their forever home! Adults, kids, family, friends, coworkers – all community members are welcome to help take action against climate change and make a difference in Vancouver…


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Ivy Removal at Behrens Woods

Saturday, February 24, 2024
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Add to Calendar Saturday, February 24, 2024 9:00 am Saturday, February 24, 2024 9:00 am America/Los_Angeles Ivy Removal at Behrens Woods Registration is required. Sign up today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department and our Naturespaces volunteers for a morning of removing invasive plants. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided! This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens – people of all ages and abilities are welcome! Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. (Registration will close two days prior to the event at 2 p.m. If registration is already closed and you still want to register, please email cityvolunteer@cityofvancouver.us to…

Behrens Woods
3005 SE Bella Vista Pl
Vancouver , WA 98683

Registration is required. Sign up today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department and our Naturespaces volunteers for a morning of removing invasive plants. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided! This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens – people of all ages and abilities are welcome! Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long…


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Adopt-A-Park Event at LeRoy Haagen

Saturday, February 24, 2024
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Add to Calendar Saturday, February 24, 2024 10:00 am Saturday, February 24, 2024 10:00 am America/Los_Angeles Adopt-A-Park Event at LeRoy Haagen Advance registration is required and space is limited. RSVP today. Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs staff and volunteers from our Adopt-A-Park program for a morning of beautifying LeRoy Haagen Memorial Community Park’s natural area. We will be removing ivy and other non-native plants. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided! This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens – people of all ages and abilities are welcome! Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. We will meet at the entrance to the park near the restrooms and parking lot. Youth…

LeRoy Haagen Memorial Community Park
13200 NE LeRoy Haagen Memorial Drive
Vancouver , WA 98684

Advance registration is required and space is limited. RSVP today. Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs staff and volunteers from our Adopt-A-Park program for a morning of beautifying LeRoy Haagen Memorial Community Park’s natural area. We will be removing ivy and other non-native plants. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided! This opportunity is family-friendly and great…


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Tree Pruning Workshop

Thursday, February 29, 2024
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Add to Calendar Thursday, February 29, 2024 10:00 am Thursday, February 29, 2024 10:00 am America/Los_Angeles Tree Pruning Workshop Event Full: This event has met its participation limit. Please view other urban forestry programs and opportunities to volunteer with Urban Forestry. To be added to the waitlist, please email trees@cityofvancouver.us. Join the City of Vancouver’s Urban Forestry program staff to learn proper pruning techniques, focusing on structure and clearance. Practice pruning techniques including reduction and removal cuts, identifying the branch collar, and using the 3-cut method. This is an outdoor, hands-on workshop, volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. No experience necessary; training, gloves, tools, and light snacks will be provided. Feel free…

Brickyard Park
3120 Lincoln Ave
Vancouver , WA 98660

Event Full: This event has met its participation limit. Please view other urban forestry programs and opportunities to volunteer with Urban Forestry. To be added to the waitlist, please email trees@cityofvancouver.us. Join the City of Vancouver’s Urban Forestry program staff to learn proper pruning techniques, focusing on structure and clearance. Practice pruning techniques including reduction and removal cuts, identifying the…


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Community Tree Planting Event, Southeast Vancouver

Saturday, March 2, 2024
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Add to Calendar Saturday, March 2, 2024 10:00 am Saturday, March 2, 2024 10:00 am America/Los_Angeles Community Tree Planting Event, Southeast Vancouver Registration is required. Sign up today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Urban Forestry program and community volunteers for a morning of planting trees at a stormwater facility in SE Vancouver. No experience necessary; leadership, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided! This opportunity is family-friendly – people of all ages and abilities are welcome! Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. If registration is already closed and you still want to register, please email trees@cityofvancouver.us to let us know you will be a walk-up…

SE Evergreen Hwy Stormwater Facility
11400 SE Evergreen Hwy
Vancouver , WA 98664

Registration is required. Sign up today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Urban Forestry program and community volunteers for a morning of planting trees at a stormwater facility in SE Vancouver. No experience necessary; leadership, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided! This opportunity is family-friendly – people of all ages and abilities are welcome! Volunteers should dress for the…


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Adopt-A-Park Event at Wintler Park

Saturday, March 2, 2024
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Add to Calendar Saturday, March 2, 2024 10:00 am Saturday, March 2, 2024 10:00 am America/Los_Angeles Adopt-A-Park Event at Wintler Park Advance registration is required and space is limited. RSVP today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs staff and volunteers for our first Adopt-A-Park event at Wintler Park. We will be removing ivy and other non-native plants from the trees as well as cleaning up litter from the beach. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided! This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens – people of all ages and abilities are welcome! Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. We will meet near the restrooms and parking lot. Youth under 18…

Wintler Park
Vancouver , WA 98661

Advance registration is required and space is limited. RSVP today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs staff and volunteers for our first Adopt-A-Park event at Wintler Park. We will be removing ivy and other non-native plants from the trees as well as cleaning up litter from the beach. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided! This opportunity…


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Litter Pickup Event: Centerpointe Park

Friday, March 8, 2024
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Add to Calendar Friday, March 8, 2024 11:00 am Friday, March 8, 2024 11:00 am America/Los_Angeles Litter Pickup Event: Centerpointe Park Picking up litter in public spaces helps keep the Vancouver community safe and clean for all to enjoy. Volunteer to help pick up litter in Centerpointe Park on Friday, Mar. 8. Sign up today! Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us.

Centerpointe Park
8200 NE Pierce Dr
Vancouver , WA 98662

Picking up litter in public spaces helps keep the Vancouver community safe and clean for all to enjoy. Volunteer to help pick up litter in Centerpointe Park on Friday, Mar. 8. Sign up today! Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us.


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Ivy Removal at Behrens Woods

Saturday, March 9, 2024
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Add to Calendar Saturday, March 9, 2024 9:00 am Saturday, March 9, 2024 9:00 am America/Los_Angeles Ivy Removal at Behrens Woods Registration is required. Sign up today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department and our Naturespaces volunteers for a morning of removing invasive plants. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided! This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens – people of all ages and abilities are welcome! Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. (Registration will close two days prior to the event at 2 p.m. If registration is already closed and you still want to register, please email cityvolunteer@cityofvancouver.us to…

Behrens Woods
3005 SE Bella Vista Pl
Vancouver , WA 98683

Registration is required. Sign up today! Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department and our Naturespaces volunteers for a morning of removing invasive plants. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided! This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens – people of all ages and abilities are welcome! Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long…


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Ivy Removal at Marine Park

Friday, March 15, 2024
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Add to Calendar Friday, March 15, 2024 9:30 am Friday, March 15, 2024 9:30 am America/Los_Angeles Ivy Removal at Marine Park Registration is required. Sign up today! Join Water Center staff in removing ivy from Marine Park. Activities can include cutting ivy off tree trunks, bending over to pull ivy free from the soil, and shoveling and spreading bark mulch. All tools will be provided. All ages welcome. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Youth under 13 must have an adult guardian present.

Marine Park
4501 SE Columbia Way
Vancouver , WA 98661

Registration is required. Sign up today! Join Water Center staff in removing ivy from Marine Park. Activities can include cutting ivy off tree trunks, bending over to pull ivy free from the soil, and shoveling and spreading bark mulch. All tools will be provided. All ages welcome. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Youth under 13…


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Litter Pickup Event: Sam Brown Park

Thursday, March 21, 2024
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Add to Calendar Thursday, March 21, 2024 1:30 pm Thursday, March 21, 2024 1:30 pm America/Los_Angeles Litter Pickup Event: Sam Brown Park Picking up litter in public spaces helps keep the Vancouver community safe and clean for all to enjoy. Volunteer to help pick up litter in Sam Brown Park. Sign up today! Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us.

Sam Brown Park
5722 Montana Ln
Vancouver , WA 98661

Picking up litter in public spaces helps keep the Vancouver community safe and clean for all to enjoy. Volunteer to help pick up litter in Sam Brown Park. Sign up today! Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us.


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Litter Stewards Training

Thursday, March 21, 2024
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Add to Calendar Thursday, March 21, 2024 6:00 pm Thursday, March 21, 2024 6:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Litter Stewards Training Become a Litter Steward Volunteer! Picking up litter in public spaces helps keep the Vancouver community safe and clean for all to enjoy. This training is your first step in becoming an ongoing Litter Steward Volunteer. Consider signing up today. Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us.

Marine Park Engineering Services Building
4500 SE Columbia Way
Vancouver , WA 98661

Become a Litter Steward Volunteer! Picking up litter in public spaces helps keep the Vancouver community safe and clean for all to enjoy. This training is your first step in becoming an ongoing Litter Steward Volunteer. Consider signing up today. Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us.


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Northeast Tree Planting

Saturday, March 23, 2024
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Add to Calendar Saturday, March 23, 2024 8:30 am Saturday, March 23, 2024 8:30 am America/Los_Angeles Northeast Tree Planting Vancouver Urban Forestry and partners Friends of Trees are looking for volunteers to plant over 150 trees as part of the northeast tree planting event. Adults, kids, family, friends, coworkers – all community members are welcome to help take action against climate change and make a difference in Vancouver neighborhoods. Join the fun and make a big impact in a few short hours. Gloves, tools and guidance will be provided, as well as breakfast snacks and hot drinks. RSVP: Save your place by selecting this event on the event calendar, and fill out the quick registration form. Tree planting groups and individuals needed. Have…

LeRoy Haagen Memorial Park
NE 9th St
Vancouver , WA 98684

Vancouver Urban Forestry and partners Friends of Trees are looking for volunteers to plant over 150 trees as part of the northeast tree planting event. Adults, kids, family, friends, coworkers – all community members are welcome to help take action against climate change and make a difference in Vancouver neighborhoods. Join the fun and make a big impact in a few…


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World Water Day BioBlitz

Saturday, March 23, 2024
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Add to Calendar Saturday, March 23, 2024 9:00 am Saturday, March 23, 2024 9:00 am America/Los_Angeles World Water Day BioBlitz Every year, World Water Day is celebrated around the globe to highlight the importance of freshwater for humans and our vital ecosystems. Join us this year in a BioBlitz at Vancouver’s Water Center to explore the freshwater ecosystems around the education center and collect data about the living creatures inhabiting our area. A BioBlitz event gathers community members in a specific place to take a snapshot of the ecological biodiversity. Small, guided nature walks will happen throughout the morning. Walks will focus on finding plants, animals, birds, insects, mushrooms, amphibians and more. Use iNaturalist to catalog all the living things…

Water Resources Education Center
4600 SE Columbia Way
Vancouver , WA 98661

Every year, World Water Day is celebrated around the globe to highlight the importance of freshwater for humans and our vital ecosystems. Join us this year in a BioBlitz at Vancouver’s Water Center to explore the freshwater ecosystems around the education center and collect data about the living creatures inhabiting our area. A BioBlitz event gathers community members in a…


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Beach Cleanup at Marine Park

Wednesday, March 27, 2024
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Add to Calendar Wednesday, March 27, 2024 9:30 am Wednesday, March 27, 2024 9:30 am America/Los_Angeles Beach Cleanup at Marine Park Registration is required. Sign up today! Help pick up litter from the beaches around Marine Park and prevent litter from entering the Columbia River. All tools will be provided. Expect to walk 1.5 miles on uneven terrain, sandy and muddy beach areas. All ages welcome. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Youth under 13 must have an adult guardian present.

Marine Park
4501 SE Columbia Way
Vancouver , WA 98661

Registration is required. Sign up today! Help pick up litter from the beaches around Marine Park and prevent litter from entering the Columbia River. All tools will be provided. Expect to walk 1.5 miles on uneven terrain, sandy and muddy beach areas. All ages welcome. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Youth under 13 must have…


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Volunteer at Campus Community Garden

Saturday, March 30, 2024
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Add to Calendar Saturday, March 30, 2024 10:00 am Saturday, March 30, 2024 10:00 am America/Los_Angeles Volunteer at Campus Community Garden Advanced registration is required and space is limited. RSVP today. Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department to clean up Campus Community Garden in honor of Cesar Chavez Day. We will be removing litter, mulching the perimeters and pulling some invasive plants and weeds to get ready for the 2024 garden season. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided. This opportunity is family-friendly and great for teens – people of all ages and abilities are welcome. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Many of the volunteer activities require bending, stooping,…

Campus Community Garden
NE Campus Dr
Vancouver , WA 98661

Advanced registration is required and space is limited. RSVP today. Join the City of Vancouver’s Volunteer Programs department to clean up Campus Community Garden in honor of Cesar Chavez Day. We will be removing litter, mulching the perimeters and pulling some invasive plants and weeds to get ready for the 2024 garden season. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will…


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Litter Pickup Event: Kevanna Park

Tuesday, April 9, 2024
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Add to Calendar Tuesday, April 9, 2024 10:00 am Tuesday, April 9, 2024 10:00 am America/Los_Angeles Litter Pickup Event: Kevanna Park Picking up litter in public spaces helps keep the Vancouver community safe and clean for all to enjoy. Volunteer to help pick up litter in honor of Arbor Day! Sign up today. Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us.

Kevanna Park
10500 NE 47th St
Vancouver , WA 98682

Picking up litter in public spaces helps keep the Vancouver community safe and clean for all to enjoy. Volunteer to help pick up litter in honor of Arbor Day! Sign up today. Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us.


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Meadowscaping Spring Cleanup at the Water Center

Saturday, April 13, 2024
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Add to Calendar Saturday, April 13, 2024 9:30 am Saturday, April 13, 2024 9:30 am America/Los_Angeles Meadowscaping Spring Cleanup at the Water Center Registration is required. Sign up today! Join Vancouver Bee Project and Water Center staff in caring for our newly planted meadow. Grass was removed and wildflower seed sowed last fall. Spring is the time to assess the project and clean out any unwanted plant species from the meadow. We will also have projects for volunteers to help keep our Backyard Habitat Certified gardens in tip-top shape. Volunteer activities may include weeding, mulching, trimming and raking pathways. All necessary tools will be provided. All ages welcome.  Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Youth under 13 must have…

Water Resources Education Center
4600 SE Columbia Way
Vancouver , WA 98661

Registration is required. Sign up today! Join Vancouver Bee Project and Water Center staff in caring for our newly planted meadow. Grass was removed and wildflower seed sowed last fall. Spring is the time to assess the project and clean out any unwanted plant species from the meadow. We will also have projects for volunteers to help keep our Backyard…


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Litter Pickup Event: Old Apple Tree Park

Saturday, April 13, 2024
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Add to Calendar Saturday, April 13, 2024 1:00 pm Saturday, April 13, 2024 1:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Litter Pickup Event: Old Apple Tree Park Join us in celebrating Earth Month with a litter pickup! We’ll be at the Old Apple Tree Park picking up litter to help keep our community safe and clean for all to enjoy. Sign up today. Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us.

Old Apple Tree Park
112 Vancouver , WA 98660

Join us in celebrating Earth Month with a litter pickup! We’ll be at the Old Apple Tree Park picking up litter to help keep our community safe and clean for all to enjoy. Sign up today. Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us.


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Litter Pickup Event: Wintler Community Park

Saturday, April 27, 2024
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Add to Calendar Saturday, April 27, 2024 11:00 am Saturday, April 27, 2024 11:00 am America/Los_Angeles Litter Pickup Event: Wintler Community Park Join us for National Volunteer Week! Volunteer to pick up litter at Vancouver’s poplar Wintler Community Park. Sign up today. Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us.

Wintler Community Park
6400 SE Beach Dr
Vancouver , WA 98661

Join us for National Volunteer Week! Volunteer to pick up litter at Vancouver’s poplar Wintler Community Park. Sign up today. Learn more about the City’s Litter Stewards Program and connect with us for additional questions, litterstewards@cityofvancouver.us.


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