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Advisory Council



Joe AlbanoBarbara Davis / Barry FertelJessica Goldberg Eliot Goldfinger Gary Rothbart

Jessica Schuler Zoe Shively Alexandra Taborga Keira Wycliffe

What is the Ward Acres Conservancy Advisory Council?

The Ward Acres Conservancy Advisory Council is designed to be an easy way for community members to volunteer their experience or expertise in support of the Ward Acres Conservancy’s mission. The mission of the Ward Acres Conservancy is to restore, preserve and protect Ward Acres Park’s ecologically fragile landscape, wildlife habitat and trail system, and to manage the Park sustainably for the mutual benefit of the environment and the communities that it serves.

What types of roles are available?

The Conservancy seeks to connect with individuals who have a with a love for the Park and who would like to contribute their particular expertise and experience in advancement of the Conservancy’s Mission in areas such as:

  • Ecology, the natural world, habitat preservation / reclamation / care, forestry, biology

  • Event planning and community outreach

    • Volunteer coordination

    • Community visits

    • Corporate engagements

  • Fundraising

  • Dog owners, dog walkers

  • Historical interest and preservation

  • Communications and social media

  • Development

  • Business administration and support

    • Legal

    • Financial

    • Administrative

What time committment is involved?

Participation on the Ward Acres Conservancy Advisory Council is flexible and based on your availability and interest. There are no predetermined meetings or formal commitments, but we ask Advisors to remain engaged in supporting the Park throughout their time on the Advisory Council. Advisory Council member names will be listed on the Ward Acres Conservancy website or in other Conservancy publications.

How do I get started?

Start by contacting us here. Tell us about how you’d be interested in becoming involved, and a member of the Conservancy will get in touch with you regarding next steps.

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