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Volunteers Needed!

Upcoming Opportunities to Help

Coming soon:  Help prepare a brand new pollinator garden and build a bee hotel at the County Landfill.  Planning a Saturday in October, check back for the date once it is selected. 



There is hope if people will begin to awaken that spiritual part of themselves that heartfelt knowledge that we are caretakers of this planet. ~Brooke Medicine Eagle 


To truly see improvement, every citizen of the Prince William County needs to commit and participate as caretakers of our part of this planet. We hope you will join us in our effort to bring the community together.  

When one tugs at a single thing in nature he finds it attached to the rest of the world. ~John Muir 


As we begin to nurture and protect one aspect of our natural world it helps to improve other parts of the environment. Improvements continue to build upon one another until we realize a real benefit to our community and the planet.   Read more about the difference volunteers are making in our community.   

Maintain and construct trails

  • Potomac Appalachian Trail Club works on trails in Prince William Forest Park and along the Appalachian Trail in the region.  Their website is  Click on Calendar of Activities for a list of projects, work trips and hikes. 
  • Prince William Trails and Streams Coalition - 703-785-5785 or visit the website. The coalition offers monthly volunteer opportunities on projects to help support trails and streams. It also offers fun family events along the many trails and streams in our community!
  • Prince William Park Authority - 703-792-7060 -
  • Adopt-A-Trail with the Bull Run Mountains Conservancy - 703-753-2631 or Take responsibility for one of the trails at the conservancy for the year. Your team of volunteers will keep the trail clear of fallen trees and branches pick up litter and notify the BRMC managers of any issues. 
Clean, Protect and Restore Streams, Roads and Public Areas
  • Adopt-a-stream cleanups coordinated by the Prince William Soil & Water Conservation District at 571-379-7514.
  • Stream monitoring program. Call 571-379-7514 for information.
  • Clean up along streams, roads and public areas.  Contact Keep Prince William Beautiful at

Special Note:  Please take special precautions when you find tanks, suspicious bottles/jars and oil/fluid spills when you are helping with a clean up.  Learn more about steps to take.


Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

  • Start a Recycling Program at your school or business, call the Prince William County Public Works (Solid Waste Division) at 703-792-4670
  • Invite a guest speaker to share information about recycling at your next meeting, call Keep Prince William Beautiful (formerly Clean Community Council) at

Check out other opportunities online!  

  • Volunteer Prince William (Voluntary Action Center - a variety of opportunities and ideas) - 703-369-5292
  • National Trails Day and National Public Lands Day at Prince William Forest Park
    Volunteers are needed to spruce up the park buildings and trails. Come out ready to work and get your hands dirty to help protect this beautiful park! For details call 703-221-7181 or visit
  • Take part in organized events and programs to pick up litter, spruce up an area and remove trash from our community, visit    
  • Volunteer with Bull Run Mountains Conservancy - 703-753-2631 or
  • The Prince William Conservation Alliance offers families a variety of opportunities to explore Merrimac Farm Wildlife Management Area and other local natural areas. PWCA activities include family-friendly nature tours youth workshops wildlife surveys and a monthly speaker series on local nature. For more information call 703-499-4954 or check online at
  • Volunteer Opportunities to work with students or in the field with the Prince William Soil and Water Conservation District.  Call 571-379-7514, e-mail or visit


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