Will Work For Free
A Blog About My Experiences in Volunteer Work

Posts Tagged ‘San Francisco

Working to Protect the Green Hairstreak Butterfly with Nature in the City

October 20, 2011

In the neighborhoods around 14th Ave and Pacheco St there is a hidden effort to preserve a remnant of native ecology. Every month workers come together and offer their time for free to give a rare butterfly a fighting chance in a landscape dominated by the urban sprawl of human life. In these hill-side neighborhoods, […]

Presidio Park Nursery Volunteer Program Interviews and Radio Show

October 6, 2011

This is a segment I put together consisting of an interview with the Presidio Park Nursery manager, Ely Huerta Ortiz as well as another volunteer. I wove their interviews in with some cheese-ball commentary done by yours truly to create a radio show of sorts. It was my first effort at a project like this, […]

Audio Interview with Mark Frey

September 29, 2011

This is an audio interview I did with Mark Frey of the Presidio Park Trust. I visited Mark Frey at first to interview him about the new daylighting project taking place in the Presidio on Dragonfly Creek. I am writing a story for my internship with Bay Nature Magazine on the creek project. For those […]

Why I Feel Good About Volunteering… And Beyond!

September 7, 2011

You hear it all the time; volunteer work is very rewarding, it is a great way to give back to your community, if you have the time to help then why don’t you? These, in my opinion, are all valid statements.  Volunteer work is rewarding, it is a good way to give back, and if […]