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In response to COVID-19 warnings, all Metro Parks programs, events, and facilities, including Shelby Bottoms Nature Center, have been cancelled until April 6, 2020.

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Parks and Recreation


There are a number of ways you can become involved!

  • Front desk - meeting and greeting public and answering phones
  • Office/computer work
  • Gardening, grounds work and landscaping
  • Environmental education programming/volunteer naturalist
  • Invasive plant removal
  • Trail work and litter clean ups
  • Special events
  • TrailWatch
  • Citizen Science

What is your specialty? There’s probably a need for your skills!

Download our volunteer form and learn more or sign up today!