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Volunteer with us!

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Symbiotic Restoration. Volunteers will gain valuable field and technical experience for careers in ecological restoration and natural resource management. Volunteers will help us with beaver dam analog construction and willow planting. 


Provided hand tools you will use: 

shovel, rock bar, lopper, hammer, post pounder, hand saw

You must provide your own:

Sturdy boots (ideally waterproof), pants, hat, eye protection, gloves, sunscreen, and water. Long sleeves recommended. 

Please bring if you have your own:

waders (chest or hip), knee pads.


Volunteers will need to be well prepared for working outside and should plan on being exposed to long periods of sun, insects, etc. Please be prepared for all weather conditions.


Volunteers must sign up through the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Earth Team Volunteer Program. Please fill out the application (located at the bottom of this page) and send it to Once NRCS approves the application you can join the team! Hours must be logged and turned in to NRCS each month.


2024 Season

Dates are likely to change.


  • Rock Creek

    • May 27th- June 7th (excluding weekends)​

      • Near Westwood

  • Yellow Creek

    • June 10th- 21st (excluding weekends)

      • Near Chester

  • Boney Flat

    • June 24th- July 5th (excluding weekends)

      • Stanislaus National Forest


  • Boney Flat

    • June 24th- July 5th (excluding weekends)

      • Stanislaus National Forest

  • Sequoia 

    • July 8th- 19th (excluding weekends)

      • Near Kernville

  • English Meadow

    • July 22nd- 26th (excluding weekends)

      • Near Jackson Meadows Reservoir

  • Yellow Creek

    • July 22nd- August 2nd (excluding weekends)

      • Near Chester​


  • Sierra Meadows

    • August 7th-14th (excluding weekends)​

      • Sierra National Forest

  • Exchequer

    • August 19th- 30th (excluding weekends)

      • Sierra National Forest



  • Fitzhugh

    • September 2nd-6th (excluding weekends)​

      • Modoc county, near Alturas

  • Leek Springs

    • September 9th- October 4th (excluding weekends)

      • Near Kirkwood



  • Butte Creek House

    • October 7th- November 1st (excluding weekends)​

      • Butte Meadows, near Chico


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