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Help us Get Growing on the Wild Side

Developing a Community Garden for You and Wildlife

Introduction | Volunteer Positions Available | Time Line | Wish List | Thank You!

Volunteer Positions

"Wild Side Gardeners"

Working to spruce up the garden
Courtesy of Julia Peterson

We are looking to recruit a dedicated group of gardeners who will get involved with this project from the ground up, and together, care for this demonstration garden as if it were their very own backyard. Gardens will be installed during our Earth Day 2015 event. Once installed, gardens will need some tending to....adopt a plot such as a butterfly or xeroscape garden and show off your green thumbs by helping it thrive.

"Work Day Wonders"

No time to commit to becoming a Wild Side Gardener but still interested in helping out? Become a Work Day Wonder and be notified of occasional group projects such as invasive plant pulls, building garden beds, renovating the wildlife viewing platform and helping out when you can.

Past volunteerism includes assisting in building benches, digging a pond (thank you Timberland!), and other hardscaping tasks that have made this space even more home-like! Future projects will include the installation of a solar panel and pump, building of fences, planting of many benefical plants, invasive removal, and more!

To sign up for a Work Day Wonder opportunity or to be a Wild Side Gardener, please email Melissa Brogle at or call (603) 778-0015.

For questions about this project, please contact our Stewardship Coordinator, Rachel Stevens, at

Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
New Hampshire Fish and Game Department