Upcoming Events, Programs, and Volunteer Activities
Friends of FHSP Monthly Meeting
The Friends of Fort Harrison State Park hold their monthly Board Meeting on the first Thursday of the month. Our next meeting will be held on Thursday, September 5 at 7:00 PM at the Visitor Center. Guests are welcome to attend and learn more about our initiatives to assist the park staff through programs, events, and improvement projects!
Friends of FHSP Volunteer Opportunities
General volunteer information: The Friends of Fort Harrison State Park welcomes volunteers of all abilities. Many of our activities are scheduled on weekday evenings or Saturday mornings, however. additional activities may be available at other times. Please sign up for activities so that we may plan accordingly and contact participants in the event of cancellation due to weather. Events with inadequate volunteer participation may be cancelled.
We ask that volunteers sign up for activities so that we will have adequate supplies and tasks for the number of volunteers. Some activities are not suitable for minors, and will be indicated in the description. All minors must be accompanied by an adult and must complete and sign the and have a signed Youth/Parent volunteer agreement. Adult volunteers who are new to volunteering at Indiana State Parks must complete the Volunteer Service Agreement for Adults.
Bird Blind Construction - Roof
Location: next to the Tree Line ID trail head
Parking Suggestion: Fort Harrison SP Visitor's Center
Join us for a busy, medium-duty work day building and installing the roof for the bird blind. Bring a power drill if you have one! Please wear work gloves. Sunscreen and bug spray are recommended. Water will be provided.
What to bring: work gloves, power drill, driver, and/or tape measure (if you have one)
Public Lands Day
Date: Saturday, September 28
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Meet at the Walnut Grove Shelter
Description: We will continue tackling invasives in Walnut Grove. Stayed tuned for additional information.