Audubon Canyon Ranch relies heavily on volunteers to pursue its land preservation and habitat restoration mission. To learn more about the programs, visit the Stewardship page.

We hope you'll get involved! 

Bouverie Preserve

Bouverie Steward volunteers work intimately with the land throughout the year. This dedicated crew assists with habitat protection and restoration work, while learning about the ecology behind the project. 

Bouverie Stewards meet Mondays from 8:30 a.m. - noon. To learn about Bouverie Preserve's Stewardship Program or the Bouverie Stewards, contact ACR Resource Ecologist Jennifer Potts by email or call 707-935-8417.

Cypress Grove Reseach Center

If you would like to volunteer to protect ACR lands on Tomales Bay, please contact ACR’s Cypress Grove Research Center.

Martin Griffin Preserve

To learn more about the Stewardship Program of the Martin Griffin Preserve, contact Director of Education & Resident Biologist Gwen Heistand.

Modini Mayacamas Preserves

Preserve staff is actively recruiting volunteers to help in these capacities:

Hiking Patrol

Seeking volunteers who will hike the preserve weekly or monthly (especially Sundays, Mondays or Tuesdays) in order to maintain a regular presence and thus discourage inappropriate use. Indicate your availability on the volunteer intake form.

Native Nursery & Garden

Assist with planning, planting, weeding and more at the preserve's native plant nursery located at 226A Center Street in downtown Healdsburg. Indicate your availabililty on the volunteer intake form.

Preserve Stewardship

Work with ACR Resource Ecologist David Self on invasive plant removal, seed collecting, planting of natives, trail work, sign maintenance, mapping of plants and habitats and collecting vegetation data. Stewardship Workdays are posted on our calendar and the preserve's Meetup page at least a week ahead. Drop-ins welcome. To get involved, complete the volunteer intake form.