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||11,727|
|Total value of donated labor and supplies||$324,713|
|Total Number of in-river cleanups (led by Splore or JRC)||32|
|Total number of in-river volunteer hours (led by Splore or JRC)||1,266|
|Total number of native trees and shrubs planted||935|
|Total pounds of native grass seed disbursed||800|
|Total pounds of invasive weeds removed||100,412|
|Total pounds of trash removed||3,500|
Join in the effort!
Our volunteer program 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.
Organized groups interested in volunteering should contact us to select a project, location and date that works for the group. We can easily accommodate groups of 10-60 people. We will provide tools, gloves, water, and snacks.
Individuals or groups smaller than 10 that are interested in volunteering may join any regularly scheduled event, listed in the calendar below. We will provide tools, gloves, water, and snacks.
Please contact us to let us know you will be coming.
To reach us the day of the event, please call: Holly Newell (317) 694-7945
Plan to wear/bring:
- Long pants
- Closed-toe shoes
- Refillable water bottle
We will provide:
- Trash bags