Location: Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge
Duties: Refuge roads may be adopted by educational, business or conservation groups, individuals or families.

Volunteers are responsible for picking up litter along their assigned section of roadway. After the litter pick-up is completed, volunteers report to refuge staff any large items that need pick up and any unusual situations. The refuge will provide trash bags and make arrangements for trash disposal. Volunteers are encouraged to dress appropriately for outdoor work and wear work gloves.
Qualifications & Time Commitment: Must complete a volunteer orientation with the volunteer coordinator prior to volunteering (unless volunteering in a group). Volunteers must be in good physical condition and able to work independently with a minimum amount of supervision. Volunteers should be prepared by wearing proper personal protective equipment (PPE) and dress for outdoor work. Volunteers are responsible for their own transportation to the road site.

Volunteers commit to one clean-up day for either a spring clean-up in April/May or a fall clean-up in September/October. Length of assigned section will vary with size of group.
Job Hazards: Potential hazards for this role include outdoor hazards such as scratches from plants (may include thorns and nettles), rash from poison ivy, insect bites/stings, or sunburn. Volunteers should be aware of vehicle traffic as most roads are busy, county roads. Other potential hazards include injury from slips, trips and falls, blisters or foot problems could occur from hours of walking, strain from bending and lifting, cuts/abrasions to hands and arms, or strain from lifting heavy trash objects or trash bags.
Address: 17076 293rd Ave NW
Zimmerman, MN 55398
Work:(763) 389-3323
Web site:
Volunteers serve up to: 3 hours One time
Times needed:
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Contact: Susan Johnson