Many groups in and around Fort Wayne organize events where volunteers can pick-up trash, remove invasive species, help clear areas to improve views of the rivers and participate in other activities to improve the quality of our rivers, lakes and streams.
Here is a listing of upcoming events where you can volunteer to make a difference in the local environment:
Friday, April 27, 2018 -- TRIAD Unwanted Medication Drop-Off Event
Unwanted prescription medications (pills only) may be dropped off at Walgreen's Drug Stores in the Fort Wayne area. Read more....
Saturday, April 21, 2018 -- Great American Clean-Up
Fort Wayne's Solid Waste Department is seeking volunteers to help with our annual Spring clean-up day. Volunteers will clean up neighborhoods, roadways, vacant lots, trails and riverbanks then celebrate their work at an after-party at Headwater Park. To register yourself or your group please call 311 (260-427-8311) or go to www.cityoffortwayne.org/greatamericancleanup.org. Please register by March 31, 2018.
Saturday, April 21, 2018 -- Free Drop-Off Day at Fort Wayne Biosolids Handling Facility
Fort Wayne and Allen County residents are invited to drop off yard waste including clippings, twigs and limbs, and leaves at the Biosolids Handling Facility at 6202 Lake Avenue. Hours for the Free Drop-Off Day are 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM.
Many groups in and around Fort Wayne provide opportunities for volunteers to work on environmental projects. Here are a few to check out: