Help with 2023 Northfield Earth Day

Could you lend a hand with Northfield Earth Day on April 20-23? CLICK HERE to Sign Up to Help.


Sign up on the Northfield Shares website under the Northfield Earth Day volunteer umbrella to engage in a variety of sustainability projects taking place throughout the year put on by many different organizations:

 Adopt-a-Catch Basin Program (City of Northfield) – Adopt a catch basin and help reduce flooding and improve water quality of nearby surface waters, by keeping it free of leaves, debris and litter!

Cannon River Watershed-Wide CleanUP (Clean River Partners)- Join your friends and neighbors to help clean up the Cannon River at Riverside Park and the Carleton Arboretum.

Carleton Arboretum – Volunteer for an arboretum work event or bird counting.

Door Knocking for Compost (Northfield Curbside Compost) – Join Northfield Curbside Compost in door knocking in Northfield and Dundas to inform residents about the importance of composting, and the different options for how to participate.

Help Pollinators! Plant & Water at Lashbrook Park (Friends of Lashbrook Park) – Sign up to help with planting pollinator friendly plants or become a watering volunteer.

No Mow May (City of Northfield) – Register with the City of Northfield to participate in this annual springtime activity that promotes soil and insect health. 

Pollinator Garden Design Workshop (Wild Ones/SE MN Prairie Partners) – Join members of Wild Ones/SE MN Prairie Partners to learn how to transform boring turf grass into a diverse, life-supporting pollinator planting.

Stewardship Day: May 20th, RiverBend Nature Center RBNC – Come learn about what invasive species are and help remove them to restore River Bend’s habitats. 

Wildlife Counts – WildlifeCounts is a citizen science wildlife monitoring project that seeks to document the return of wildlife to the Sharing Our Roots Farm. Volunteer to help collect bird and amphibian data and learn more about Minnesota’s native species.