Get involved and have fun too!
Volunteer for Yolo Basin Foundation. You’ll meet new people, increase your knowledge of natural habitats and local wildlife, and help support environmental stewardship in our community.
What are you waiting for?
Discover the Flyway Docent
If you have a passion for conservation, an enthusiasm for sharing this with kindergarten through 12th grade students, and a desire to learn more about local wetlands, then become a docent with Discover the Flyway!
Special Events and Projects
Throughout the year, Yolo Basin Foundation organizes special events such as Bucks for Ducks and California Duck Days. Additionally, volunteers are needed for several other special events, programs and projects such as mailings, tule harvesting, summer camps, data-entry, and clean-up days.
Get class credit while gaining field experience! Yolo Basin Foundation partners with Da Vinci High School, UC Davis, and AmeriCorps to host interns for Discover the Flyway, Bat Talk & Walk, wetland tours, restoration projects, and special events.
Help plan volunteer meet-ups, field trips, and parties! Meetings are once a month. Contact the Volunteer Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Habitat Restoration Member
Assist in the planning and implementation of restoration projects in the Demonstration Area. Tasks may involve planting, weeding, caging, mulching, pruning, and more! Participate in monthly meetings and clean-up days.
Public Outreach Assistant
Provide information about the Yolo Basin Foundation at YBWA pop-ups and regional events. Assist with or lead educational presentations, setup and/or take down of outreach gear such as tables, chairs, canopy, etc.
I volunteer because I love having access to nature in my backyard — a wonderful area within the city! The staff is amazing — I truly enjoy helping out with all events especially the bats!
- Variety of volunteer opportunities
- No set weekly time commitments
- Volunteer-only field trips
- Ongoing education
- Volunteer parties including our Annual Volunteer Picnic and Winter Potluck
Please reach out to us with any questions
You can reach our Volunteer Coordinator, Juliana, at email@example.com or submit a question in the form below.