Prospective Volunteer Projects

Here is a list, in no particular order, of proposed projects for volunteers, scouts, groups, service clubs, organizations and businesses who wish to make a tangible, lasting gift to The Broughton Nature and Wildlife Education Area and/or the Elizabeth Sugden Broughton Community Building.

Naturally remove non-native invasive species (grapevines, multiflora rose, Japanese knotweed, etc) from a 50 acre plot

Take photos of species in their habitat and make signs so people know what to find in that areaWork with AEP to help with restoring plants on power line clearing that will be beneficial to pollinators

Additional signage along new DMUT bike path: develop educational signage for plants and wildlife; create nature exhibits and signage along DMUT bike path

Signage educating public about wetlands

Build a new park sign for new park entrance and landscape around it

Plant wildflowers or other native plants at the roadside park on State Route 60

Build three more bluebird perches along bluebird trail and bat houses

Build picnic tables and more resting/lookout benches

Assist trail committee in marking trails and/or new trail creation

Build benches for Elizabeth Sugden Broughton Community Building

Build planter boxes for Elizabeth Sugden Broughton Community Building

Create a history exhibit on the wall behind the Elizabeth Sugden Broughton Community Building

Little Free Library Project as an individual, group or collaboration: build/install; maintain; donate books and materials; replenish and rotate materials; read to children

This list has been approved by The Broughton Foundation. It will be updated from time to time. Your suggestions are welcome.

Volunteer Projects Enhance The Park

Volunteer projects to date include furniture and signage by an Eagle Scout candidate and a Butterfly Garden by a local business. Several successful Eagle Scout projects have been completed.