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.

Saturday, November 3rd (9am - noon) 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. Please wear closed-toe shoes, bring a container for water, wear sunscreen and mosquito repellent as appropriate and bring gloves if possible. Long pants are recommended. For more information email parkinfo@chicoca.gov or call Shane at 624-1102

CANCELLED due to fire/smoke conditions Thursday, November 8th (1 - 4 pm) Volunteer Thursdays! 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. Please wear closed-toe shoes, bring a container for water, wear sunscreen and mosquito repellent as appropriate and bring gloves if possible. Long pants are recommended. For more information email parkinfo@chicoca.gov or call Shane at 624-1102

CANCELLED due to fire/smike conditions Saturday, November 10th (9am - noon) 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. Please wear closed-toe shoes, bring a container for water, wear sunscreen and mosquito repellent as appropriate and bring gloves if possible. Long pants are recommended. For more information email parkinfo@chicoca.gov or call Shane at 624-1102

CANCELLED due to fire/smoke conditions Thursday, November 15th (1 - 4 pm) Volunteer Thursdays! 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. Please wear closed-toe shoes, bring a container for water, wear sunscreen and mosquito repellent as appropriate and bring gloves if possible. Long pants are recommended. For more information email parkinfo@chicoca.gov or call Shane at 624-1102

CANCELLED due to fire/smoke conditions Friday, November 16th (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, wear sunscreen and mosquito repellent as appropriate and bring gloves if possible. Long pants are recommended. For more info call Shelly at (530) 521-9012.

CANCELLED due to fire/smoke condition Saturday, November 17th (9am - noon) 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. Please wear closed-toe shoes, bring a container for water, wear sunscreen and mosquito repellent as appropriate and bring gloves if possible. Long pants are recommended. For more information email parkinfo@chicoca.gov or call Shane at 624-1102

CANCELLED due to fire/smoke condition Sunday, November 18th (9 to 12pm) Sycamore Restoration Area, Invasive Weed Removal. Volunteers will meet in front of the Caper Acres playground entrance. Help remove weeds and learn plant identification at this wonderful restoration site along Big Chico Creek.Please wear long pants and study shoes. Bring water. Bring gloves if you have them. Hosted by Friends of Bidwell Park. For more information or directions call Heidi at (530) 526-5000.

Thursday, November 29th (1 - 4 pm) Volunteer Thursdays! 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. Please wear closed-toe shoes, bring a container for water, wear sunscreen and mosquito repellent as appropriate and bring gloves if possible. Long pants are recommended. For more information email parkinfo@chicoca.gov or call Shane at 624-1102

Friday, November 30th (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, wear sunscreen and mosquito repellent as appropriate and bring gloves if possible. Long pants are recommended. For more info call Shelly at (530) 521-9012.

Saturday, December 1st (9am - noon) 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. Please wear closed-toe shoes, bring a container for water, wear sunscreen and mosquito repellent as appropriate and bring gloves if possible. Long pants are recommended. For more information email parkinfo@chicoca.gov or call Shane at 624-1102

Sunday, Decemebr 2nd (9 to 12pm) Sycamore Restoration Area, Invasive Weed Removal. Volunteers will meet in front of the Caper Acres playground entrance. Help remove weeds and learn plant identification at this wonderful restoration site along Big Chico Creek.Please wear long pants and study shoes. Bring water. Bring gloves if you have them. Hosted by Friends of Bidwell Park. For more information or directions call Heidi at (530) 526-5000.

Thursday, December 6th (1 - 4 pm) Volunteer Thursdays! 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. Please wear closed-toe shoes, bring a container for water, wear sunscreen and mosquito repellent as appropriate and bring gloves if possible. Long pants are recommended. For more information email parkinfo@chicoca.gov or call Shane at 624-1102

Friday, December 7th (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, wear sunscreen and mosquito repellent as appropriate and bring gloves if possible. Long pants are recommended. For more info call Shelly at (530) 521-9012.

Saturday, December 8th (9am - noon) 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. Please wear closed-toe shoes, bring a container for water, wear sunscreen and mosquito repellent as appropriate and bring gloves if possible. Long pants are recommended. For more information email parkinfo@chicoca.gov or call Shane at 624-1102

Thursday, December 13th (1 - 4 pm) Volunteer Thursdays! 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. Please wear closed-toe shoes, bring a container for water, wear sunscreen and mosquito repellent as appropriate and bring gloves if possible. Long pants are recommended. For more information email parkinfo@chicoca.gov or call Shane at 624-1102

Friday, December 14th (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, wear sunscreen and mosquito repellent as appropriate and bring gloves if possible. Long pants are recommended. For more info call Shelly at (530) 521-9012.

Saturday, December 15th (9am - noon) 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. Please wear closed-toe shoes, bring a container for water, wear sunscreen and mosquito repellent as appropriate and bring gloves if possible. Long pants are recommended. For more information email parkinfo@chicoca.gov or call Shane at 624-1102

 

 

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