New Volunteers

Volunteers are essential to our mission of preserving and protecting the natural beauty and ecological integrity of the Berkshires for public benefit and enjoyment. They significantly increase our capacity and deepen our ties to the community.  

BNRC offers a variety of volunteer opportunities such as habitat restoration, trail maintenance and construction, independent trail stewardship, supporting BNRC staff at programs, workdays, and special events, office assistance, and community science.

Sign up to volunteer by filling out the form below (scroll down). Next, you’ll receive an email with more information including a training video and manual 

Existing Volunteers 

Click here for upcoming volunteer workdays.

BNRC’s weather hotline (413-499-0596 > ext. 5) will be updated with event cancelation information by 5:00 pm the day before an event. 
For DAY-OF event issues (i.e. last minute cancellation or lost) please call the Community Events cell phone at (413) 717-1262. 

Trail Stewards: Click here to submit a trail report. 

Announcement: We have an exciting new volunteer management system in the works. Stay tuned for more information, and the launch in Spring 2023! 

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