Together, the Jordan River Commission and Splore facilitate several river cleanup, and weed pulling volunteer events each year. Additional conservation projects are completed during the annual Get Into the River festival, thanks to the help of many cities, counties and community partners.
Impact of Volunteer Efforts Since 2012
|Total number of trail-side volunteer hours logged||16,165|
|Total value of donated labor and supplies||$363,713|
|Total number of native trees and shrubs planted||1311|
|Total pounds of native grass seed disbursed||1675|
|Total pounds of invasive weeds removed||108,642|
|Total pounds of trash removed||7,400|
|Last Updated November 2016|
Join in the effort!
Our volunteer program typically runs between April 1 and October 30 each year. Volunteer opportunities include tree planting, weed pulling, native grass and wildflower seeding, and trash pick up.
First Saturday Service Projects:
*NEW* On the first Saturday of every month, starting on April 1st, 2017, we will have a community service project open to anyone who would like to join us and give back to the Jordan River Parkway! The type of work and location of the service project will change monthly, so please check our calendar and RSVP at email@example.com to let us know if you are planning to come out.
We love it when groups contact us to volunteer! If you have a group interested in volunteering, please contact us. We will schedule a service project specifically for your group at at location time and date that works best for you. For all volunteer events, we will provide tools, gloves, and water. Download our Volunteer Preparation Packet to learn about what to expect.
We can easily accommodate groups up to 60 people. Larger groups (up to 150) may be accommodated with sufficient notice, but we cannot guarantee that we will have a project for groups of this size.
Individuals, families and small groups under 6 people that are interested in volunteering are welcome join our First Saturday Service Projects, as well as any of the volunteer events listed in our event calendar. We will provide tools, gloves, and water. Download our Volunteer Preparation Packet to learn about what to expect. Please contact us 24 hours in advance to let us know you will be coming and to get directions to the meeting place.
We welcome volunteers from the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources – Dedicated Hunter Program. We do not typically schedule specific service project events just for Dedicated Hunters. Instead, we invite you to join any of volunteer projects listed in our event calendar. Please contact us 24 hours in advance to let us know you will be coming. We will have timesheet available the day of, and will take care of turning them into the DWR upon completion of the project.
Plan to wear/bring:
- Long pants
- Closed-toe shoes
- Refillable water bottle
We will provide:
- Trash bags
- First aid