at Heritage Park.
Bluebird Nest Box Monitoring- Johnson County is the bluebird capital
of Kansas due to the hard work of dedicated volunteers. Bluebird volunteers
gather information from the nearly 400 nest boxes around the county.
Volunteers monitor how many eggs have been laid, hatched, and the
number of chicks fledged. If you are interested in volunteering please
contact the JCPRD biologist.
Volunteer Land Stewards
A volunteer group dedicated to restoring and protecting natural areas
within the JCPRD. Clearing brush, removing exotic plants, organizing
work days and collecting native seed are just a few of the activities
where land stewards can assist. Contact the JCPRD biologist if you
are interested in working with JCPRD to improve a park near you. Contact:
Matt Garrett at (913) 826-3440.
Kansas City Wildlands
JCPRD is a partner in this coalition of professionals, organizations,
and citizens focused on restoring and managing the remnants of the
Kansas City area’s original landscape. KC Wildlands work days
take place on JCPRD sites throughout the year. Click
here for an event near you. Contact: Matt Garrett at (913) 826-3440.