Restoration Planting Sign-Up Form

Below are two upcoming volunteer opportunities to assist plantings at two restoration sites. Due to the sensitivity of these sites, we're limiting the number of volunteers to reduce disturbance. Therefore, these volunteer opportunities are on a first come first serve basis. Please fill out the form to indicate your interest in assisting these efforts. Reach out to, 315-522-1258 with any questions.

Restoration Planting Opportunities
Please select the planting event that you'd like to assist. Meeting time will be between 9 AM-11 AM, planting timeframes will range between 2-3 hours. Note that the opportunities are on a first come first serve basis as we're limiting the number of volunteers to reduce disturbance of the restoration site. These dates/timeframes are also subject to change depending on the weather and staff alterations. You will be contacted via the email you've provided regarding the status of your submission and event details.

Other Volunteer Opportunties

Volunteering is one of the best ways that you can help protect your lands and waters from the impacts of invasive species. SLELO PRISM and our partners offer volunteer opportunities seasonally and sometimes throughout the year depending on needs. Attending any of the events hosted by SLELO or our partners counts towards achievements with our Volunteer Challenge 

Check often as more opportunities will be added as they are received. If you are a SLELO Partner and have a volunteer opportunity to list here contact

Help monitor for signs of hemlock woolly adelgid by joining a guided walk and talk. Participants will be trained on how to monitor for signs of hemlock woolly adelgid, an invasive forest pest that kills hemlock trees, and how to report observations using a free mobile app called iMapInvasives. Hikes will be held from November through March.

2023-2024 Walk & Talk Schedule get details and register

  • 11/1/23 Whetstone Gulf, Lowville
  • 12/13/23 Salmon River Falls, Orwell
  • 1/10/24 Trenton Greenbelt, Holland Patent
  • 2/14/24 Forest Park, Camden
  • 3/13/24 Great Bear Rec. Area, Fulton

Partner Opportunities: 

Indian River Lakes Conservancy (IRLC)

Below is a list of upcoming events and volunteer opportunities hosted by IRLC that you can get involved in, click the link above to view details on their website.

State-wide Opportunities: 
  • Help survey for spotted lanternfly (SLF) by “adopting” a survey site to monitor for the presence and symptoms of SLF and report observations to (learn more).
  • NYiMapInvasives is an online, collaborative, GIS-based database and mapping tool that serves as the official invasive species database for New York State.

Click the links below to become familiar with iMap