HOW TO GET STARTED:

  1. Have a group of 10 or more? Please contact Shane Romain, Park Services Coordinator prior to the workday at (530) 896-7831 email:parkinfo@chicoca.gov
  2. Volunteers under 18 need to have a parent/guardian release form signed prior to work. Download: Volunteer Application
  3. Dress in layers for the weather and wear Closed-toed shoes; bring your own water bottle and work gloves if you have them.

 

Chico Parks and Greenways PALS Volunteer Calendar

The City of Chico, Parks Division is committed to helping ensure that volunteers have a rewarding and positive experience.  The PALS (Partners, Ambassadors, Leaders & Stewards) Volunteer Program has opportunities for you!.

For more information, please contact Shane Romain, Park Services Coordinator at 530-896-7831 or via email at : parkinfo@chicoca.gov

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Calendar Updated Often. Please Check Back Frequently.

Rain cancels events & this schedule may change --
Please check work site location the day of event. If there are 10 or more in your group, please call or email parkinfo@chicoca.gov in advance of work sessions.

Wednesday, October 16th (8:30 - 11:30 am) Comanche Creek Greenway. Volunteers will meet at the East Park Ave. and Midway parking lot. Projects may include trash pickup, weeding, pruning or planting.. For more information, call Liz at (530) 513-2206. Event sponsored by Friends of Comanche Creek Greenway.

Thursday, October 17th (9 am - noon) Volunteer Ivy League Day! Volunteers will meet at the Cedar Grove parking lot. Activities will include removing invasive english ivy from native trees. Please wear closed-toe shoes, bring a container for water, and gloves if possible. Long pants are recommended. For more information email parkinfo@chicoca.gov or call Linda at 864-7417

 

Friday, October 18th (9am - noon) Volunteer Fridays! Volunteers will meet at the Caper Acres parking lot. Activities will include; litter pick-up. Please wear closed-toe shoes, bring a container for water and gloves if possible. Long pants are recommended. For more info email parkinfo@chicoca.gov or call Shane at (530) 896-7831

Saturday, October 19th (Noon - 3 pm) Volunteer Saturdays! Volunteers will meet at the Woodland entrance parking lot (across from 977 Woodland Ave.) of the South 1 Mile Recreation Area of Bidwell Park. Activities can include; litter pick-up and removal of invasive vegetation. Closed-toe shoes are required. Long pants recommended. Please bring a container for water and gloves if possible.For more information email parkinfo@chicoca.gov or call Shane at 624-1102

Wednesday, October 23rd (8:30 - 11:30 am) Comanche Creek Greenway. Volunteers will meet at the East Park Ave. and Midway parking lot. Projects may include trash pickup, weeding, pruning or planting.. For more information, call Liz at (530) 513-2206. Event sponsored by Friends of Comanche Creek Greenway.

Friday, October 25th (9am - noon) Volunteer Fridays! Volunteers will meet at the Caper Acres parking lot. Activities will include; litter pick-up. Please wear closed-toe shoes, bring a container for water and gloves if possible. Long pants are recommended. For more info email parkinfo@chicoca.gov or call Shane at (530) 896-7831

Saturday, October 26th (9 am to noon) Make a Difference Day in Chico's Parks and Greenways!

Litter and invasive plant removal in Bidwell Park, Comanche Creek Greenway, Lindo Channel and Old Humboldt Road. Closed-toe shoes required. Tools and water provided, please bring your own water container. PRE-REGISTRATION IS APPRECIATED CLICK HERE. Under 18 needs to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For more information, contact Shane @ 624-1102 or email shane.romain@chicoca.gov or PLEASE CLICK HERE FREE T-Shirt and BBQ lunch at the Chico Downtown City Plaza while supplies last!

Wednesday, October 30th (8:30 - 11:30 am) Comanche Creek Greenway. Volunteers will meet at the East Park Ave. and Midway parking lot. Projects may include trash pickup, weeding, pruning or planting.. For more information, call Liz at (530) 513-2206. Event sponsored by Friends of Comanche Creek Greenway.

Saturday, November 23rd (9 am to noon) Old Humboldt Rd Cleanup

Volunteers will meet on Old Humboldt Road. The focus will be litter removal. Wear closed-toe, sturdy shoes, work clothes and bring gloves & water. Event sponsored by Respect the Walls.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please Check back, more dates to come.

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