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Join us in developing Falling Run as a community resource connecting people with their natural environments.

 Volunteers at tool trailer listening to instructions of a crew leader

Volunteers are the key to our success! They help us with park maintenance, plant management, stream clean-up and trail building.

During the spring, summer and fall, we run work events weekly. It's physical work, but good exercise, and it's much appreciated by Falling Run users and the native wildlife inhabiting this greenspace. 

There's a limit to the number of volunteers we can accommodate each workday, but the programs are ongoing. Interested volunteers can register on iServe or United Way of MPC.

 a collage of photos showing hardhats, shovels, trowels, pruners, rakes, and a student wearing a hardhat and carrying a rake.

Tools and safety equipment are provided as needed. Those items include shovels, rakes, mattocks, loppers, hard hats, and gloves. Participants need to wear closed toe shoes or boots, long pants, and clothes that are okay to get dirty. 

Remember to bring water to stay hydrated. Also, it's a good idea to eat food before you start working. Volunteer events at Falling Run will be cancelled if the weather is dangerous (thunderstorms, high winds).

We organize volunteer projects events frequently and post all of these events to our Facebook, Twitter, InstagramWVU iServe, and United Way of MPC page.

 volunteers leveling a trail and working with a wired crate