VOLUNTEER NEWS
June 2021
Thank you to everyone who volunteered with the River Parkway Trust last month. Volunteers helped remove invasive Sesbania punicea at River West Madera, worked in the River Center gardens, helped open the River Center for public enjoyment, and provided support for our first blueberry picking season at Sumner Peck Ranch.

There are more opportunities to volunteer with the River Parkway Trust in June; read below for additional information. If you have any questions about the River Parkway Trust's volunteer needs, please contact Jesus Luviano at jluviano@riverparkway.org or call 559-248-8480 ext. 101.

We look forward to seeing you out on the Parkway this month.
June Gardening Angels Workday  
Saturday, June 12, 2021
9:00 am
Join us in the River Center vineyard for this month's Gardening Angels Workday.

Please bring your favorite pair of gloves and loppers if you have them. Volunteers should wear a face-covering when unable to maintain 6-feet of distance from others. There will be plenty of space for everyone to spread out.

Pre-registration is required, please click the registration button to sign up now.

For more information please contact Sarah Parkes at 559-248-8480 ext. 107 or by email at sparkes@riverparkway.org.
Join the River Center Docent Team 
We're pleased to announce that the River Store and Riverview Ranch House will reopen to the public on Saturday, June 19th!

The River Parkway Trust relies on a team of friendly and enthusiastic River Center Docents to open the River Store and Ranch House on Saturdays and Sundays between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm. River Center Docents may choose to volunteer in the Ranch House leading tours, answering visitor questions, and sharing the rich history of Riverview Ranch. In the River Store, Docents conduct merchandise transactions and serve as the first point of contact for River Center visitors. Click here for the full River Center Docent volunteer description.

New River Center Docents participate in an orientation and training in the Ranch House and River Store. Training times are flexible. If you are interested in joining the River Center Docent team, please click here to fill out an interest form.

Please contact Bryna De Fede at bdefede@riverparkway.org or 559-248-8480 ext. 216 if you have any questions or need any additional information. 
Sycamore Island Support
Do you have some spare time and enjoy being in an outdoor environment? We're looking for a few volunteers to help with a variety of small odd jobs at Sycamore Island.

If you're interested in helping, please contact Project Manager Jake Salimbene at jsalimbene@riverparkway.org for additional information and to schedule a time to volunteer.