Schedule of Events
  1. The Pumpkin Glow Night Time Hike
    6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
    Please join us for the areas first night time Jack-O-Lantern trail hike! This two night event will take place at our Oakland Preserve where a hiking trail will be lined with hundreds of Jack-O-Lanterns creating an ethereal and beautiful night-time hike. Music, games, face-painting, and build-your-own-s'mores are just part of the fun! Children can walk the trail for free, $5 for those 18 and over. Read more about the event and how you can submit Jack-O-Lanterns to win prizes from the link on our homepage. The event is sponsored in part by the Carbondale Park District, and all proceeds will go to benefit both the Boys and Girls Club of Carbondale (BGCC) and Green Earth.
  2. Monthly Volunteer Day - Location to be announced
    9:00 am to noon
    Join us for a morning of improving your local neighborhood nature preserve. While the project and location are pending, work typically includes trail maintenance and upgrades, invasive species removal, and native plantings. Volunteer workdays are family-friendly and open to everyone, no special skills are necessary. Tools, gloves, bug spray, snacks, and water will be provided. Bring your own water bottle to refill from our cooler. Long sleeves, pants and sturdy closed-toe shoes are recommended for working within the woodland. RSVPs are appreciated, but not necessary. Call 201-3774 or email for more information.