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Come volunteer with the Friends of Pocahontas, 501c3!

We have lots of opportunities for citizens at Virginia's largest state park. Are you retired and looking for a way to say physically and mentally strong? Are you new to Chesterfield County and looking for a way to meet people and grow your volunteer ability? Do you want to be a leader and would like to get experience on a board of a non-profit?

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Upcoming events (4+)

Thursday Morning Firewood Stocking

Pocahontas State Park

Every Thursday we stock the campground with fresh firewood. If we have extra time we may split some too! Keeping the parks campers supplied with lots of split firewood not only protects the park from invasive pests but also generates thousands of dollars which can be reinvested in the park. No experience required!! Plus all of the hours accumulate toward free park passes and other rewards. It's a fun job with great people and great socializing.

Monthly Cabin Workday (a National Public Lands Day Event)

Pocahontas State Park

We will be painting the group cabins built by the Civilian Conservation Corps. Work will take place in the Paspahegh Cabin group. Meet at Paspahegh (in the Algonquin Ecology Camp) at 8:30. Be sure to wear painting clothes. All other supplies will be provided.

Tell the contact station that you are here for Cabin Workday.

Trail Work Saturday - “Jerry Trail”

Pocahontas State Park

Trailzilla is back in action so we will continue the push on the Jerry Trail this Saturday. Come out and leave your mark on this great new addition to the Swift Creek Trail System.

Meet at the SMITH FOREST TRAIL PARKING LOT at 9:00 am. This is off Newbys Bridge Road, just past Dale Memorial Park if coming from Courthouse.

Tools are provided but wear sturdy shoes and bring plenty of water and a snack.

Native Plants for Convservation - Gardening at PSP!

Pocahontas State Park

When | 10am to 2pm with a rain date of 9/26 or 10/2.

What | Fully outdoor and physical event involving digging, bending, planting, mulching; bring weather appropriate clothing that can get dirty, closed-toed shoes, and means to stay hydrated. We will provide gloves, tools, and instruction on planting. Sunscreen, and bug spray recommended.

Who | 20 volunteer spots available.

How | Sign Up here!

Getting There | Upon entering PSP, please tell the contact station that you are a volunteer for the Native Pollinator Garden Project at the Camp Store. Proceed to the Campgrounds and follow the signs to the camp store.

Parking | Park in the camp store parking lot, and/or in any of the campground parking lots.

Bathrooms | Event is in between two accessible bathhouses (behind and in front of the camp store).

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