The Friends of Nancy Island & Wasaga Beach Park rely heavily on the support of community volunteers to further public awareness, support research projects, and facilitate special events that help to promote and protect Wasaga Beach Provincial Park's natural and historical resources for future generations. The following is a list of volunteer opportunities currently available:
Piping Plover Guardian Program
Wasaga Under Siege Volunteers
Wasaga Under Siege is a large scale event that relies on volunteers to assist with admission sales, golf cart and van shuttles, parking management, and refreshment booth sales. To help out with this exciting event, please contact park staff at (705) 429-2516 or email@example.com
The Friends of Nancy Island & Wasaga Beach Park rely heavily on the support of volunteers to further public awareness, support research projects, and facilitate special events that help to promote and protect Wasaga Beach Provincial Park's natural and historical resources for future generations.
Here are some of the opportunities available:
- Planting Marram Grass for sand dune stabilization
- Removal of Invasive Species such as Phragmites (Common Reed)
- Maintaining native gardens at Nancy Island and Schooner Town Heritage Sites
- Garbage removal in Piping Plover habitat areas
Monitoring and Education
- Become a Piping Plover Guardian
- Reporting sightings of Threatened Species such as Eastern Hog-nosed Snakes
- Assist with Wasaga Under Siege (collection of fees, refreshments, parking, shuttles etc.)
- Assist with fundraising BBQs
- Provide support for promotion of events and activities
- Provide expertise and assistance with Website, Twitter and other promotional initiatives
The Friends of Nancy Island Historic Site and Wasaga Beach Park is a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to furthering the educational and interpretive programs of Wasaga Beach Provincial Park and Nancy Island Historic Site.
Friends of Nancy Island Blog
The Friends have started a blog - and we would love for you to check it out: CLICK HERE Learn more about Wasaga Beach's unique natural and cultural history, keep up to date on activities and events, follow our twitter feed, and don't forget to subscribe for e-mail notifications. Happy reading!