Schedule of Events
  1. Monthly Volunteer Workday
    9:00am to 12:00pm
    No monthly workday scheduled for August. Carbondale will be too busy getting ready for the solar eclipse! Enjoy!!!
    19
    Aug
  2. Monthly Volunteer Workday - Pyles Fork Preserve
    9:00am to 11:00am
    Join us for a morning of pitching in at your local neighborhood nature preserve! September's monthly workday will be a litter clean up at Attucks Park - held in partnership with Keep Carbondale Beautiful and celebrating the Illinois Waterway Cleanup Week. Volunteers should meet at the main Pavilion located within Attucks Park on North Wall street. Please meet at 9am for sign in and brief instructions. Several crews will focus on the Pyles Fork Creek within the preserve, so please dress for working within the woods. Volunteer hours from this workday can count toward SIUC Saluki Volunteer Corp and the SIUC Environmental Ambassador Award. Volunteer workdays are family-friendly and open to everyone, no special skills are necessary. Tools, gloves, bug spray, snacks, and water will be provided. Bring your own water bottle to refill from our cooler. Long sleeves, pants and sturdy closed-toe shoes are recommended for working within the woodland. RSVPs are appreciated, but not necessary. Call 201-3774 or email director@greenearthinc.org for more information.
    16
    Sept
  3. National Public Lands Day - Special Workday at Chautauqua Bottoms
    9:00am to 11:00am
    Join us for a morning of trail building within Green Earth's Chautauqua Bottoms to celebrate National Public Lands Day! This workday is being held in conjunction with SIUC. We are gearing up for a large turnout so we can accomplish some major trail building. Come join the fun and be a part of a community wide event! Volunteer should meet at the Freeman Street entrance for sign in and brief instruction. Street parking is available, but space will be limited so please car pool if possible. Volunteer hours from this workday can count toward SIUC Saluki Volunteer Corp and the SIUC Environmental Ambassador Award. Volunteer workdays are family-friendly and open to everyone, no special skills are necessary. Tools, gloves, bug spray, snacks, and water will be provided. Bring your own water bottle to refill from our cooler. Long sleeves, pants and sturdy closed-toe shoes are recommended for working within the woodland. RSVPs are appreciated, but not necessary. Call 201-3774 or email director@greenearthinc.org for more information.
    30
    Sept