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March and April Volunteer Opportunities in the Darby/Cobbs Watershed

Updated: Mar 18

A new season means new volunteer and education events throughout the Darby/Cobbs Creek Watershed and neighboring watersheds! Check out the links to learn more about each organization and the volunteer opportunities in the region.


There are many opportunities to make an impact in the region this month!


March 2024

Thursday March 21: Stewardship Volunteer Thursday with WCT 

Friday March 22: Celebrate World Water Day with Stroud Water Research Center

Thursday March 28: Stewardship Volunteer Thursday with WCT 


April 2024

  • Every Saturday in April: join DCVA for cleanups throughout the Darby and Cobbs Creek Watersheds. More information and registration can be found HERE.

Wednesday April 3: ECOcentric Lecture Series | Growing and Gardening with Nature with WCT 

Saturday April 6: Stream Cleanup with DCVA

Tuesday April 9: Nicole Juday Lecture & Book Signing of Private Gardens of Philadelphia with WCT 

Wednesday April 10: Leaf Your Worries Behind: Nature Walk with Gretchen with WCT 

Thursday April 11: Public Bird Banding at Rushton Woods Preserve with WCT 

Saturday April 13: Cobbs Creek Water Quality Testing with CCCEEC.

Saturday April 13: Stream Cleanup with DCVA

Saturday April 13: Avian Adventures with Aaron with WCT 

Saturday April 13: DCVA's 20th Annual Stream Watch and stream insect sampling with DCVA

Sunday April 14: In-person meeting for DCCS at the Rushton Conservation Center


Wednesday April 17: Earth Week Volunteer Opportunity: Prepare a tree planting site with Stroud Water Research Center

Thursday April 18: Earth Week Volunteer Opportunity: Plant native trees for healthy streams with Stroud Water Research Center

Thursday April 18: Public Bird Banding at Rushton Woods Preserve with WCT 

Thursday April 18: Mindful Birding at Dusk with Holly Merker with WCT 

Friday April 19: Earth Week Volunteer Opportunity: Wrap up the tree planting day with Stroud Water Research Center

Saturday April 20: Earth Day Festival at the Upper Main Line YMCA

Saturday April 20: Stream Cleanup with DCVA

Saturday April 20: Concord Township Tree Planting with CRC Watershed Association

Saturday April 20: ECOcentric Lecture Series: Observing Spring Songbird Migration with WCT 


Wednesday April 24: Transform Your Yard: Grass Removal, Pollinators, & Native Plants with DCVA (Virtual)

Thursday April 25: Public Bird Banding at Rushton Woods Preserve with WCT 

Saturday April 27: Stream Cleanup with DCVA


May 2024

Thursday May 2: Public Bird Banding at Rushton Woods Preserve with WCT 

Tuesday May 7: ECOcentric Lecture Series: Otters in Our Waters with WCT 

Wednesday May 8: Leaf Your Worries Behind: Nature Walk with Gretchen with WCT 

Thursday May 9: Public Bird Banding at Rushton Woods Preserve with WCT 

Saturday May 11: Mushroom Walk & Talk with Beth Teigen from Philly Mycology Club at Don Guanella Woods with DCVA

Saturday May 11: Cobbs Creek Water Quality Testing with CCCEEC.


Wednesday May 15: 2024 Joan and Dick Stroud Memorial Lecture featuring author and photographer Tim Palmer with Stroud Water Research Center

Thursday May 16: Public Bird Banding at Rushton Woods Preserve with WCT 


June 2024

Thursday June 6: Mindful Birding at Dusk with Holly Merker with WCT 

Saturday June 8: Cobbs Creek Water Quality Testing with CCCEEC.

Tuesday June 11: ECOcentric Lecture Series: Exploring the World of Birds with WCT 



Full event calendars for Volunteer and Education Event Hosts are below:


Is there someone missing?

Email us and let us know! Blogs will be added monthly with updated events from around the region - if you know of upcoming events, email LBM@wctrust.org to have it added to the list of opportunities.


Submit your pictures and stories of how you are making an impact on the watershed!

Share the impact that you are making by submitting your pictures and a brief 1-2 sentences of what you have been up to. Thank you for making a difference in the Darby/Cobbs and neighboring watersheds!

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