ACE Events and Volunteer Opportunities
Interested in volunteering with ACE on an ongoing basis? Then please take a moment to complete our volunteer application. The application enables us to collect information about your skills and interests so that we are better able the match you with our volunteer needs leading to a more fulfilling experience for all. We’ll send you notices about upcoming volunteer events and opportunities that might be a good fit. Please complete the application today!
ACE is co-sponsoring two forums with the County Board Candidates: Audrey Clement, Katie Cristol, Christian Dorsey, and Mike McMenamin.
Environmental County Board Candidates Forum
Wednesday, October 7th, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Arlington Trade Center, Conference Room, 2700 S. Taylor Street
Co-sponsored by the Arlington Parks Coalition, ACE, and TreeStewards
- Future provision and expansion of parks, recreation and -community center services for a growing Arlington
- Stormwater management and watershed protection
- Air and water quality
- Natural amenities and spaces, including tree canopy, and perspectives on planning for them
- Expansion of public services such as schools, public safety services, housing affordability, and economic development, and your vision for how they relate to open space and natural resource protection.
Transit (Cafe Sazón is a partner of Arlington’s Car Free Diet)
Location: Fairlington Community Center, Room 104, 3308 S. Stafford Street, Arlington.
Interested in joining the recycling task force and contributing to community projects to improve recycling? This effort is part of a new initiative to support recycling at special events in Arlington in partnership with the Arlington County Solid Waste Bureau.
Members of the Recycling Task Force can download the Special Events Recycling form here.
Dates and Times: Sunday, October 18th, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lubber Run Park, North Columbus Street, Arlington
Join ACE to collect tree seeds to be grown for restoration projects throughout the state as part of Growing Native. A regional service project designed for volunteers of all ages to collect native tree seeds, Grow Native is coordinated by the Potomac Conservancy and takes place around the entire Potomac River watershed with sites in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and DC. Since Growing Native’s inception in 2001, nearly 56,000 volunteers have collected more than 164,000 pounds of acorns, walnuts, and other hardwood tree and shrub seeds.
Dates and Times: Friday evening, November 13 through Sunday morning, November 15
ecoPOP: Art is a three-day Pop Up event presenting artists and their original “eco” art and a Recycle Art Zone with pre-owned artworks. Local artists will display and sell their artwork made from recycled materials or has an environmental theme. The silent auction will have pieces by the local artists and repurposed artworks of all kinds. Food and refreshments will also be available.
ONGOING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES