Date

Mar 16 2024

Time

12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Conservation Club

Do you enjoy being outside, getting a little dirty, and leaving a space better than you found it? Then Conservation Club may be the perfect place for you! See the information below (also attached) to find out more about the club and view the 2024 schedule of projects.

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FAQ  

What is this club about?

  • The Conservation Club provides an outlet for environmental enthusiasts to lend an extra set of hands in preserving Moncus Park’s natural assets.
  • Club members will learn from and work alongside key team members and community experts, building lasting relationships and increasing knowledge about park ecosystems and operations.
  • By hosting monthly volunteer sessions, we aim to increase knowledge and passion for our environment at Moncus Park and throughout the Acadiana Region.

What do volunteers do on club days?

  • Work on fun, informative, and meaningful park improvement projects.
  • Learn from subject matter experts and explore the processes behind specific natural systems.
  • Experience the park’s natural assets and the operations behind them.
  • Participate in hands-on planting, removal, improvement, and repair projects throughout the park.

Who should apply?

  • People of all ages and abilities who are interested in the outdoors.
  • Small groups, families, or individuals 16 years or older.

(Individuals younger than 16 are welcome but must have adult supervision to join).

  • Individuals pursuing experience in outdoor and/or park-related professions.
  • Anyone who cares about protecting and enhancing our natural resources.

What kind of commitment does the club entail?

  • 2024 Club Days: Third Saturday of the Month, start time listed per month due to seasonal changes (see schedule below).
  • All interested volunteers must apply online before joining and sign a park waiver.

Note: If necessary, this club will cap the number of participants at 15-25 to create an impactful experience between members and guides. Therefore, if you are interested in participating, please ensure that you can attend the workdays you sign up for.

  • Monthly workdays consist of 3-4 hours with an educational speaker and an active park project. We ask that participants prioritize their arrival time to be sure to make the most of our team and community expert’s expertise.

If you are interested in the program, but cannot attend the current schedule, please let us know and we will put you on an invite list for the following year!

  • Club participants will receive a pass for unpaid parking upon arrival at each session and attendees of multiple workdays will also receive a Moncus Park “VOLUNTEER” t-shirt as a thank you for their commitment to the park.

 

REGISTER HERE