Join the River Stewards - the driving force of the River Parkway Trust's
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.
Feel free to contact us for additional group volunteering opportunities.
Sign up for an upcoming volunteer day using the links below.
2018 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
November 17, 2018 Floodplain Planting at Fresno's River West
Join us as we plant native elderberry trees to restore the floodplains of the San Joaquin River. This event will run from 9:00am until 12:00pm and is suitable for groups and individuals of all ages. All equipment is provided.
December 15, 2018 Tree Planting at Fresno's River West
Join us as we plant native native trees and shrubs to restore a former gravel mining pond. This event will run from 9:00am until 12:00pm and is suitable for groups and individuals of all ages. All equipment is provided.