Be a Preserve Pal at St. Lucie County’s Community Stewardship Days

By St. Lucie County December 8, 2023

If you love St. Lucie County’s nature preserves, consider being a Preserve Pal. Enjoy the outdoors while learning about local ecosystems, having fun and enhancing St. Lucie County’s environmental preserves. Community Stewardship Days are opportunities for residents to volunteer in beach/park cleanups, trail maintenance, exotic invasive plant removal and support special restoration projects.

Preserve Pals Community Stewardship Days are scheduled for:

  • Saturday, December 16, 2023 at - Gordy Road Recreation Area/10-Mile Creek Preserve
  • Saturday, January 20, 2024 at D. J. Wilcox Preserve
  • Saturday, February 17th at Spruce Bluff Preserve
  • Saturday, March 16th at Ancient Oaks Preserve in Weldon B. Lewis Park
  • Saturday, April 13th at Oxbow Eco-Center

Community Stewardship Days take place from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM and are hosted by the St. Lucie County Environmental Resources Department.

All equipment is provided and all ages are welcome. Become an active steward of nature as a Preserve Pal. Registration is required and more information can be found on the Guided Nature Program webpage at Question? Call 772-462-2536 or email

Purchased through a voter-approved bond referendum, St. Lucie County manages more than two dozen preserves that are open to the public for passive recreation. For more information about St. Lucie County’s Environmentally Significant Lands, visit: