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MK Nature Center - Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the MK Nature Center. The nature center would not be what it is today without the help of volunteers from the community. Please note that volunteer work is scheduled by appointment only.  

For general inquiries about volunteering, please contact Victoria Runnoe at or call 208-287-2874.

General Volunteer Positions

  • Gardener
    Duties include planting, weeding, weed pulling, pruning, working in the butterfly and hummingbird garden and other landscaping duties.

    Schedule is by appointment only.
     — for upcoming opportunities, please contact Susan Ziebarth at 867-6188 or
  • Businesses and Civic Groups
    We gladly accept groups up to 20 individuals for outdoor work projects. We require a minimum of 3 weeks’ notice of a requested date, and project days may be weather dependant.

    Schedule is by appointment only.
     — please contact Susan Ziebarth at 867-6188 or
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600 South Walnut, Boise, Idaho 83712
Phone: (208) 334-2225
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