Join the River Stewards - the driving force of the River Parkway Trust's

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Land and Trail programs!

River Steward volunteers help with habitat restoration, removal of invasive exotic plants, trail maintenance, and river cleanup events. The River Stewards program is great for groups or individuals. No prerequisites or long term commitments are necessary; just sign up and be ready to enjoy a day in the San Joaquin River Parkway.


If you plan to attend an upcoming volunteer day, please remember the following:

  • Bring your signed Volunteer Service Agreement form. Folks under the age of 18 will need to have the form signed by a parent or guardian to participate.
  • Wear sturdy shoes or boots.
  • Dress long - long pants, socks, and sleeves will protect you from the elements.
  • We encourage you to bring a reusable water bottle and a pair of work gloves.
  • Review the map to the activity location and volunteer meeting area when registering.


Please email Project Manager, Jake Salimbene, with any questions: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Feel free to contact us for additional group volunteering opportunities.


Sign up for an upcoming volunteer day using the links below.

2019 River Steward Volunteer Days

"I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in"  John Muir   


February 23, 2019  Planting at the Jensen River Ranch

We are back at the Jensen River Ranch to begin the third phase of habitat enhancement. Join us as we plant native trees and shrubs to restore this former riverside ranch next to Woodward Park. Don't miss out as this will likely be our last planting day until the fall. This event will run from 9:00am until 12:00pm and is suitable for groups and individuals of all ages. All equipment is provided. Please carpool as parking can be limited.

For more information and to sign up click here.


March 23, 2019  River Stewards Work Day

Event details coming soon.


April 27, 2019 Earth Day River Cleanup

Event details coming soon.