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Dane County Parks

Sep

16

Friends of Pheasant Branch Virtual Conservancy Day

Join online for a monthly presentation hosted by the Friends, or catch up on recordings of past Conservancy Days.

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Sep

16

Presentations in the Park - What Wastewater Can Tell Us About Public Health

The Lussier Family Heritage Center will be hosting a variety of speakers throughout the summer, this week's presentation is curtesy of Emily Jones from Madison Metropolitan Sewer District.

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Sep

17

Badger Prairie County Park -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer and fall blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Sep

17

Pheasant Branch -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer and fall blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Sep

17

Prairie Stewardship Work Days

Interested in Wisconsin prairies and native plant gardening? Join us for work days at the Lussier Family Heritage Center this spring, summer and fall!

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Sep

19

Friends of Stewart Park Restoration Workday

Join the Friends of Stewart Park for a Sunday workday in the Oak Trail Woodland and Savanna

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Sep

21

Bumble Bee Brigade: Citizen Science Survey Team

Learn about Wisconsin’s 20 bumble bee species while taking a walk through the prairie.

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Sep

21

Festge County Park -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer and fall blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Sep

21

Swamplovers Preserve -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer and fall blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Sep

22

Yahara Heights County Park -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Sep

23

Presentations in the Park - Wisconsin Wildlife Rehabilitation: Caring for Sick and Injured Animals

The Lussier Family Heritage Center will be hosting a variety of speakers throughout the summer, this week's presentation is curtesy of Jackie Sandberg from the Dane County Humane Society's Wildlife Center.  

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Sep

23

William G Lunney Lake Farm -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer and fall blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Sep

24

Donald County Park -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer and fall blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Sep

24

Indian Lake County Park -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer and fall blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Sep

24

Lower Mud Lake Natural Resource Area Work Day

Join the Friends of Lower Mud Lake for a volunteer work day!

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Sep

25

National Public Lands Day Stewardship Event at Capital Springs Recreation Area

Join the Friends of Capital Springs Recreation Area and the Lussier Family Heritage Center for an opportunity to give back to local parks by volunteering your time in a natural habitat!

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Sep

26

Art in the Park - Bandit the Raccoon

Join us for Art in the Park and create a cute raccoon painting! No artist talent needed.

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Sep

26

Yoga in the Park

Wishing Tree Studio instructors are excited to once again offer 60 minute yoga sessions in the park!

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Sep

27

Learn to Fish! Kids Fishing Adventure

Kids Fishing Adventure - Learn to Fish! Jenni & Kyle Preserve - $5/ person/ session - Registration Required

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Sep

27

Prairie Seed Cleaning Workdays

Join the Natural Areas team in processing and cleaning seed, collected from native plants in our parks, using various pieces of equipment.

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Sep

27

Prairie Seed Cleaning Workdays

Join the Natural Areas team in processing and cleaning seed, collected from native plants in our parks, using various pieces of equipment.

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Sep

28

Restoration Workdays-Walking Iron County Park - 2nd & 4th Tuesday each month

Help natural areas staff and volunteers continue restoration work at Walking Iron's beautiful and ecologically important remnant sand prairie! Work is varied and depends on the season.

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Sep

28

Story Time

Join us every Tuesday at 9 AM under our gorgeous Heritage Oak tree for a story, activity and/or craft!

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Sep

28

Walking Iron Wildlife Area - Hwy Y -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Sep

29

Certified Land Steward Orientation

An in-depth training for volunteers interested in restoration work within Dane County Park's natural areas. Those who attend this orientation have the opportunity to become leads on restoration projects within areas of their choosing.

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Oct

1

Prairie Stewardship Work Days

Interested in Wisconsin prairies and native plant gardening? Join us for work days at the Lussier Family Heritage Center this spring, summer and fall!

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Oct

1

Yahara Heights County Park -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Oct

2

Indian Lake Trail Run

Join the Friends of Indian Lake for a fall trail run!

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Oct

3

Yoga in the Park

Wishing Tree Studio instructors are excited to once again offer 60 minute yoga sessions in the park!

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Oct

5

Ice Age Junction Reddan Unit -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer and fall blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Oct

6

Bumble Bee Brigade: Citizen Science Survey Team

Learn about Wisconsin’s 20 bumble bee species while taking a walk through the prairie.

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Oct

6

Certified Land Steward Orientation

An in-depth training for volunteers interested in restoration work within Dane County Park's natural areas. Those who attend this orientation have the opportunity to become leads on restoration projects within areas of their choosing.

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Oct

7

Yahara Heights County Park -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Oct

8

Brigham County Park -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer and fall blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Oct

8

Donald County Park -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer and fall blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Oct

10

Yoga in the Park

Wishing Tree Studio instructors are excited to once again offer 60 minute yoga sessions in the park!

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Oct

12

Restoration Workdays-Walking Iron County Park - 2nd & 4th Tuesday each month

Help natural areas staff and volunteers continue restoration work at Walking Iron's beautiful and ecologically important remnant sand prairie! Work is varied and depends on the season.

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Oct

12

Walking Iron Wildlife Area - Hwy Y -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Oct

13

Fall Color Trail Walk on the Ice Age Trail

Join us for a Fall Color Trail Walk along the Ice Age Trail at Badger Prairie County Park

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Oct

13

Pheasant Branch -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer and fall blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Oct

13

Swamplovers Preserve -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer and fall blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Oct

14

Yahara Heights County Park -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Oct

15

CamRock County Park -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer and fall blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Oct

15

Donald County Park -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer and fall blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Oct

15

Monster Dash 5K - Canceled

Join us for a 5K, bonfire, and outdoor Halloween movie!

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Oct

16

Local Dog - Introduction to Tracking

Looking to test your dog's skills in scent tracking? Local dog trainer Jessica Cady-Bartholomew is teaching a series on the basic skills of tracking - fun for both you and your pup!

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Oct

17

Friends of Stewart Park Restoration Workday

Join the Friends of Stewart Park for a Sunday workday in the Oak Trail Woodland and Savanna

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Oct

17

Yoga in the Park

Wishing Tree Studio instructors are excited to once again offer 60 minute yoga sessions in the park!

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Oct

20

Holy Wisdom Monastery -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer and fall blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Oct

20

Ice Age Junction Reddan Unit -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer and fall blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Oct

21

Friends of Pheasant Branch Virtual Conservancy Day

Join online for a monthly presentation hosted by the Friends, or catch up on recordings of past Conservancy Days.

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Oct

21

Lower Mud Lake Natural Resource Area

Join volunteers from Lower Mud Lake as they work to enhance the quality of the prairie restoration during their invasive tree and brush removal days!

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Oct

22

Ice Age Junction Hwy M Unit -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer and fall blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Oct

22

Ice Age Junction Hwy PD Unit -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer and fall blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Oct

23

Clean Sweep Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Event

This event is open to all Dane County residents and offers an opportunity for residents to safely dispose of hazardous waste, household chemicals and other items that pose potential environmental and safety risks.

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Oct

23

Halloween at the Farm

Join the Friends of Schumacher Farm Park for some spooky fun for the whole family!

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Oct

23

Local Dog - Introduction to Tracking

Looking to test your dog's skills in scent tracking? Local dog trainer Jessica Cady-Bartholomew is teaching a series on the basic skills of tracking - fun for both you and your pup!

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Oct

24

Yoga in the Park

Wishing Tree Studio instructors are excited to once again offer 60 minute yoga sessions in the park!

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Oct

26

Restoration Workdays-Walking Iron County Park - 2nd & 4th Tuesday each month

Help natural areas staff and volunteers continue restoration work at Walking Iron's beautiful and ecologically important remnant sand prairie! Work is varied and depends on the season.

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Oct

26

Walking Iron Wildlife Area - Hwy Y -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Oct

28

Certified Land Steward Orientation

An in-depth training for volunteers interested in restoration work within Dane County Park's natural areas. Those who attend this orientation have the opportunity to become leads on restoration projects within areas of their choosing.

View Event

Oct

29

Ice Age Junction Hwy PD Unit -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer and fall blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Oct

29

Ice Age Junction Reddan Unit -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer and fall blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Oct

30

Local Dog - Introduction to Tracking

Looking to test your dog's skills in scent tracking? Local dog trainer Jessica Cady-Bartholomew is teaching a series on the basic skills of tracking - fun for both you and your pup!

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Oct

31

Yoga in the Park

Wishing Tree Studio instructors are excited to once again offer 60 minute yoga sessions in the park!

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Nov

3

Badger Prairie County Park -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer and fall blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Nov

3

Ice Age Junction Hwy PD Unit -- Prairie Seed Collection

Volunteers are invited to join the Natural Areas team for a morning of seed collection. Summer and fall blooming prairie plants have gone to seed and are ripe for the picking!

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Nov

8

Prairie Seed Cleaning Workdays

Join the Natural Areas team in processing and cleaning seed, collected from native plants in our parks, using various pieces of equipment.

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Nov

8

Prairie Seed Cleaning Workdays

Join the Natural Areas team in processing and cleaning seed, collected from native plants in our parks, using various pieces of equipment.

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Nov

9

Restoration Workdays-Walking Iron County Park - 2nd & 4th Tuesday each month

Help natural areas staff and volunteers continue restoration work at Walking Iron's beautiful and ecologically important remnant sand prairie! Work is varied and depends on the season.

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Nov

10

Madison Salt Wise Winter Equipment Open House

Learn how to be Salt Wise this Winter.

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Nov

10

Prairie Seed Cleaning Workdays

Join the Natural Areas team in processing and cleaning seed, collected from native plants in our parks, using various pieces of equipment.

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Nov

10

Prairie Seed Cleaning Workdays

Join the Natural Areas team in processing and cleaning seed, collected from native plants in our parks, using various pieces of equipment.

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Nov

11

Prairie Seed Cleaning Workdays

Join the Natural Areas team in processing and cleaning seed, collected from native plants in our parks, using various pieces of equipment.

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Nov

11

Prairie Seed Cleaning Workdays

Join the Natural Areas team in processing and cleaning seed, collected from native plants in our parks, using various pieces of equipment.

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Nov

12

Prairie Seed Cleaning Workdays

Join the Natural Areas team in processing and cleaning seed, collected from native plants in our parks, using various pieces of equipment.

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Nov

12

Prairie Seed Cleaning Workdays

Join the Natural Areas team in processing and cleaning seed, collected from native plants in our parks, using various pieces of equipment.

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Nov

15

Prairie Seed Cleaning Workdays

Join the Natural Areas team in processing and cleaning seed, collected from native plants in our parks, using various pieces of equipment.

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Nov

15

Prairie Seed Cleaning Workdays

Join the Natural Areas team in processing and cleaning seed, collected from native plants in our parks, using various pieces of equipment.

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Nov

16

Prairie Seed Cleaning Workdays

Join the Natural Areas team in processing and cleaning seed, collected from native plants in our parks, using various pieces of equipment.

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Nov

16

Prairie Seed Cleaning Workdays

Join the Natural Areas team in processing and cleaning seed, collected from native plants in our parks, using various pieces of equipment.

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Nov

18

Friends of Pheasant Branch Virtual Conservancy Day

Join online for a monthly presentation hosted by the Friends, or catch up on recordings of past Conservancy Days.

View Event

Nov

21

Friends of Stewart Park Restoration Workday

Join the Friends of Stewart Park for a Sunday workday in the Oak Trail Woodland and Savanna

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Nov

23

Restoration Workdays-Walking Iron County Park - 2nd & 4th Tuesday each month

Help natural areas staff and volunteers continue restoration work at Walking Iron's beautiful and ecologically important remnant sand prairie! Work is varied and depends on the season.

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Dec

12

Workshop: Volunteer to Grow Native Plants

Learn to grow native plants for local school and community projects

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Dec

14

Restoration Workdays-Walking Iron County Park - 2nd & 4th Tuesday each month

Help natural areas staff and volunteers continue restoration work at Walking Iron's beautiful and ecologically important remnant sand prairie! Work is varied and depends on the season.

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Dec

19

Friends of Stewart Park Restoration Workday

Join the Friends of Stewart Park for a Sunday workday in the Oak Trail Woodland and Savanna

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Dec

28

Restoration Workdays-Walking Iron County Park - 2nd & 4th Tuesday each month

Help natural areas staff and volunteers continue restoration work at Walking Iron's beautiful and ecologically important remnant sand prairie! Work is varied and depends on the season.

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Jan

11

Volunteer Training Series: Successful Event Planning, Social Media and Communications

Join us for a winter training series to build or strengthen your nonprofit organization.

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Jan

25

Volunteer Training Series: Friends Group Organization and Incorporation

Join us for a winter training series to build or strengthen your nonprofit organization.

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Feb

8

Volunteer Training Series: Grant Writing Workshop

Join us for a winter training series to build or strengthen your nonprofit organization.

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Feb

19

Volunteer Training Series: Volunteer Recruitment, Management and Projects

Join us for a winter training series to build or strengthen your nonprofit organization.

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Feb

22

Volunteer Training Series: Membership and Fundraising

Join us for a winter training series to build or strengthen your nonprofit organization.

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