The Pigeon Lake Watershed Association (PLWA) is looking for volunteers to help out with some of our events and/or be a part of the citizen science monitoring program! This is an opportunity to gain experience, interact with professionals, and most importantly have fun for the health of the lake. There are a variety of positions that you can sign-up for so contact us today at firstname.lastname@example.org
Pancake Breakfast, Open House & AGM - July 27 Be a part of the behind the scenes action at the Annual General Meeting. Some volunteer responsibilities could include helping prepare the pancake breakfast, setting up and taking down at the venue, or running the registration table.
Mussel Monitoring Looking for lakeside residents to help keep Pigeon Lake clear of invasive species. This citizen science project requires volunteers to place a PVC pipe beneath their dock or pier, check it monthly for signs of invasive mussels, and report back to PLWA staff. In addition, volunteers are to keep an eye out for the presence of invasive aquatic plants.
Community Weeding Days Join PLWA staff in this community based program to help clean up and eradicate invasive species and nuisance/noxious weeds near the lake. Get the chance to learn more about plants and healthy lawn practices while getting your hands dirty.
Nature Walks Looking for nature enthusiasts to help lead guided walks in natural areas around the watershed. Knowledge of local plants and animals is preferred.
Love The Lake Family Fun Day - Aug 10 Join the fun for this action packed day. We need volunteers to help us make this day special and run various activities and booths such as the registration table, craft center, kids zone, and the recycle center.
The Pigeon Lake Watershed Association Family of Endowed Funds with the Edmonton Community Foundation contributions are eligible for up to 2-to-1 matching thanks to the generosity of some donors who believe in environmental causes and want to help organizations like ours build sustainable funds for future operations.
The deadline for this year’s eligible contributions is DECEMBER 16th