We have two current volunteer activities that we are looking for help with! See details and sign up options below:

Saturday, October 9th, 10:00am-12:00pm- Sunken Garden Trail Maintenance

This work will continue on-going maintenance to improve travel on the trail. Activities will include hauling and spreading gravel materials and trimming brush that is hanging over the trail. Volunteers should wear proper work shoes, bring gloves, bring plenty of water to drink and bug spray if desired. Shovels, wheelbarrows and other tools will be provided for use by the volunteers. Call the Owlet at 724.368.9185 or use the following link to register: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050848A4A82AA3FF2-mpftrail

Wednesday, October 13th, 6:00pm-7:30pm- Winterfest Planning Meeting

Interested in becoming more involved in volunteer activities at Moraine State Park? Join us on the planning/execution team of Winterfest! The 2022 event will be held on February 5th 11am-3pm. Volunteer support is needed in the following areas: Sponsorship, children/family activities, advertising, vendors, demonstrations, guest experience, and entertainment. Bring your ideas and skills to the planning meeting and become part of a family fun event! Call the Owlet at 724.368.39185 or use the following link to register for the meeting:


An MPF volunteer is a person who wants to preserve and enrich our magnificent natural resources. All age groups can share in our volunteer program. We coordinate your interests and abilities with individual outdoor projects and events that match your schedule. Volunteering is fun and rewarding. You can join as an individual, a family, or a business. You choose from a few hours to a commitment for life. Your volunteer adventure is waiting - Sign up below!

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MPF members provide financial support to the Moraine Preservation Fund. Your tax deductible Membership donation allows MPF to continue with projects and enhancements to Moraine State Park. Projects are proposed by MPF members or Park Management, funding is appropriated through grants or fund-raising efforts and the work is carried out through the involvement of our many volunteers. Past projects of MPF include Osprey Reintroduction, The Barn Owl Program, Native Plant & Butterfly Trail and Project Batitat.

MPF is sustained and operated by a dedicated group of volunteers who are committed to conservation of the Park and the environment in general. New members and volunteers are always needed. All members receive 10% off all Nautical Nature cruises and products at the Owl Gift Shop.

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Moraine Preservation Fund provides services to the park and community thanks to the generous support of our members, and the dedicated efforts of our volunteers. We'd like to especially thank our boat captains and mates for keeping Nautical Nature "sailing!"

Captains: Andy Piccuta, John Davis, Bill Moutz, Jim Atwell, and David White.