Check the Calendars of Events & Volunteer Opportunities often for additional information on times/dates/place
Contact Vicki Zardiackas, Volunteer Projects Director, for approval of volunteer projects not listed. There are online forms to get new projects approved.
Please click on each project title for more information about our chapter projects.
Project Leader: Larry Swift.
Texas Stream Team is a statewide network of citizen scientists and supportive partners working together to gather information about water quality in our streams. Texas Stream Team is administered through a cooperative partnership between The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Texas Stream Team trains Texans on how to collect water quality data, such as pH, dissolved oxygen, and conductivity in nearby rivers and lakes. Good Water Chapter monitors a number of sites throughout Williamson County.
Project Leader: Mary Long
Location: Williamson County Waste Management
600 Landfill Road, Hutto, Texas
Goal: create a native plant garden promoting the importance of
pollinating insects to children and visitors of all ages.
Main Project Leader: Mary Ann Melton
Project Leader Georgetown: Nancy Phillips
Project Leader Hutto: Mary Ann Melton
Goals: promote youth education in Williamson County in all areas
of the master naturalist programs.
Georgetown Recreation Center: Junior Master Naturalist until May
with involvement in spring break and summer programs.
Hutto Recreation Center: Nature programs during spring break and
summer programs with possible expansion of after school program
for Junior Master Naturalist.
Project Leader: Susan Blackledge
Berry Springs Park & Preserve Bird Count & Blue Bird Nest Monitoring
Project Leader: Christie Gardner.
Location: 1801 CR 152, Georgetown, Texas
Goal: provide an ongoing bird count of the Park throughout
year and report to Park along with posting to Cornell University.
Goal: nest box maintenance and monitoring of blue birds with reports sent
to Cornell University as a citizen science project.
Goal: To survey and identify invasive species along the Brushy Creek Regional Trial (approximately 7 miles) from the trail head along Harry Man Road in the east all the way to the Twin Lakes Park to the west of Highway 183-A.
For more information, contact Project Leaders:
Project Leader: Billye Adams.
Goal: To creates wildlife habitat by planting Texas native plants where before there was only lawn and hopefully to set an example for land use.
McNeil Bridge Bat Interpretation
Project Leader: Ray Wahrenbrock
Location: NAPA Auto Parts
601 S Interstate 35
Round Rock, Texas
Goal: Educate the public on the migratory Mexican Free tailed
Bat at McNeil Bridge.
Project Leader:David Armstrong.
Goal: River Ranch County Park is a beautiful raw wild area. Goals are to preserve and conserve so that future generations can visit the park and experience the awesome footprint of nature as it used to be in a different time.
Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge
Project Leader: Michael Brasel
Project Leader: Jim Nelson
Goal: Teaching young and old all there is to know about the art and fun of fishing.
Project Leader: Bev Hoffman
County, State, National Volunteer Projects and Other Volunteer Opportunities: