Volunteers make the difference at Maplewood Nature Center and Neighborhood Preserves with over 2,500 hours donated annually by groups and individual volunteers! Prospective new volunteers can learn more about opportunities on our Volunteer page.

Existing volunteers can access our Volunteer Portal.

Join the Friends of Maplewood Nature

The Friends of Maplewood Nature Group non-profit organization works to promote, support, and enhance growth of Maplewood Nature Center and Preserves. You can support Friends of Maplewood Nature with:

  • Membership fees
  • One-time-donations
  • Participating in the Photo Contest
  • Purchasing Neighborhood Preserves Calendars
  • Volunteering on the Friends Board


Partnerships help keep Maplewood Nature Center and Neighborhood Preserves accessible, community-based, and sustainable. Many thanks to these outside partner organizations that help make all these environmental programs and projects possible! Learn more about Nature Center Partners.