Volunteer with DNR

The contributions of more than 30,000 volunteers enable the DNR to expand and improve services to the public. Volunteers help to preserve and enhance Minnesota's natural beauty for the enjoyment of people of all ages, interests and abilities.

Volunteer opportunities occur throughout the state at State Parks, State Forest Campgrounds, Wildlife Management Areas, fisheries and hatcheries, the 150+ DNR area offices, 4 regional headquarter offices, the St. Paul Central Office and at special event sites. Meet our DNR Volunteers »


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Text MNDNR VOLUNTEER to 468311 and you will be subscribed to the DNR's volunteer opportunities list.


Contact information

(651) 296-6157
(888) 646-6367


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