Help Tracy Aviary inspire curiosity for birds and nature by bringing your team or group to volunteer for one of our phenomenal projects. These projects offer hands-on experiences and a special opportunity to get close to our birds and exhibits. Projects can be scaled to fit the availability, size, and interest of your group. Please review the available projects and then click the button below to submit a request. 

Fall or Winter Pot Display: In addition to our beautiful grounds and gardens, Tracy Aviary has a wide variety of four seasonal annual pots. These pots will be planted with attractive and seasonally appropriate annuals quarterly. Help us beautify our pots for fall or winter and clean up our summer or fall annuals, respectively based on season.

Opportunities Available: September & November
Suggested Time: 3 hours
Suggested Group Size: 10
Suggested Donation: $500

Flower Bulb Planting: As the weather cools, Tracy Aviary will prepare for a bright spring by planting additional flower bulbs in beds throughout our grounds. Bulbs are a wonderful addition and groups will be invited back to tour Tracy Aviary in the spring when their hard work will be in full bloom.

Opportunities Available: September & October
Suggested Time: 4 hours
Suggested Group Size: 10 - 30 Volunteers
Suggested Donation: $1,000

Chase Mill Garden Clean Out: Our largest display garden! Many of our guests experience our garden by frolicking through on a stump pathway, passing by the boundary fence and peeking inside, or as a backdrop for wedding photos. Help our Horticulture staff prepare for winter by cleaning out the garden and planting fall perennials.

Opportunities Available: September & October
Suggested Time: 4 hours
Suggested Group Size: 5-15
Suggested Donation: $500