Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation

Our missionTruckee Meadows Parks Foundation protects and enhances our communities' livability through public engagement, education, and the sustainability of our parks, open spaces, and trails.

Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation

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Ways to help

Doggie Ambassador

Having a ruff day? Becoming a Doggie Ambassador may just be the ‘ultimutt’ cure! Help keep parks and trails free of dog waste by helping to keep our in-park dog waste stations stocked and accessible for all!
  • Weekly, Monthly
  • 55+, Adults, Child with Adult
  • Individuals, Corporate Teams, Families
  • Outdoor
  • On-site
  • Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends

Parks Project Researcher

Enhance your communities’ knowledge about their parks and open spaces! Become a parks biodiversity and/or history researcher and contribute to the Parks Project’s comprehensive database.
  • Monthly
  • Teens, 21+, 55+, Adults, Child with Adult
  • Individuals
  • Virtual, Indoor
  • On-site
  • Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends

Wetland Tour Guide

Interested in leading hikes and educating the community about vital outdoor resources? Become a Wetland Tour Guide and lead hikes for people visiting the Rosewood Nature Study Area!
  • Weekly
  • 21+, 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Physical, Outdoor
  • On-site
  • Weekends

TMPF Fall Plantemonium - October 1st 8:00-12:00

Help us restore the wetland and plant native species! We will be doing a fall planting event of native plants in the wetlands. This community event is a great way to learn about native plants, support your local parks and put in some volunteering hours! Register at !!
  • One-time
  • Children, Teens, 21+, 55+, Adults, Child with Adult
  • Individuals, Groups (2-10), Groups (10+), Corporate Teams, Families
  • Physical, Outdoor
  • On-site
  • Weekends
How you helpTMPF strives to provide their community members with rewarding and worthwhile opportunities to emphasize stewardship in our local parks. Volunteer events take place throughout the year in a conscious effort to mobilize motivated groups of individuals that want to make a positive impact on their parks, environment, and community. Join us for the opportunity to learn new skills, give back, and feel good doing it!
About usTruckee Meadows Parks Foundation (TMPF) is a private nonprofit that strives to improve the lives of northern Nevadans by enhancing the quality and sustainability of our local parks. TMPF provides innovative park-based programs for families, community groups, and schools, cultivates awareness, appreciation, and stewardship of our parks, and inspires individuals to take a proactive volunteer role in the preservation and improvement of our parks.
Service Positions

Nature Center Host/Interpreter

Summary: The Nature Center Host/Interpreter will primarily assist in the development of the Truckee Meadows Nature Center at the proposed Nature Study Area through the development of exhibits and educational material, providing information to community members regarding restoration efforts, and lead interpretive tours throughout the wetland. Mission: The mission of Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation (TMPF) is to support the parks department's operating in Truckee Meadows,

Summer Wetland Restoration Technician

Program: The AmeriCorps Wetland Restoration Technician will be an essential member of the team for this young non-profit organization. This person will implement and support the Wetland Restoration Program. The Wetland Restoration Program aims to restore a decommissioned golf course back to a functional wetland system. This AmeriCorps member will assist in restoration through research design, invasive plant removal, native plant establishment,

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