Adopt-A-Green Space Program

Adopt-A-Green Space Program

The Adopt-A-Green Space Program is a partnership between the City of Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks Department and individuals, businesses, or community groups. It offers volunteers the opportunity to commit long-term to the maintenance of improvement of a public space such as a neighborhood park, street median, or other green space. By enlisting the energy, skill, and care of Santa Rosa residents and organizations, the Adopt-A-Green Space Program helps the City look its best.

STEP 1 - Learn About the Program

Help keep Santa Rosa's parks and green spaces beautiful! The Adopt-A-Green-Space program welcomes individuals or groups who want to volunteer their time and efforts on a regular basis to care for a specific park or median in Santa Rosa. Participants commit to adopting the space for at least a year and performing tasks such as weeding, planting, seasonal maintenance, litter removal, graffiti removal, or other special projects.

Who is Eligible?

The entire community is welcome to get involved, including individuals, community groups, businesses, service clubs, schools, non-profit organizations, churches, and youth groups.

Length of Commitment

A minimum commitment of one year of care for the adopted green space is requested. After an initial meeting to establish the adoption details, staff will meet with you annually to review your maintenance plan and accomplishments.


Once you adoption of a green space is confirmed, a sign will be posted at the adopted location bearing the name of the adopting group or individual. Adopters will be invited to Recreation & Parks volunteer recognition events and will have the satisfaction of knowing that they are helping to enhance the community.

STEP 2 - Select a Green Space

Review Green Space Adoption opportunities by city quadrants in the links below. Note the location ID# of your preferred space and place the location ID# on your volunteer application.

STEP 3 - Submit an Application

Complete the online application and submit.


Complete the application and submit it via email to [email protected] or mail the completed application to:

SRRP Volunteer Program
415 Steele Lane
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

STEP 4 - Complete Safety Training

The online training will be available soon, meanwhile, training will be provided by a Recreation and Parks staff member as part of the application process for the Adopt-A-Green Space program. Once you submit your application, a city staff member will contact you to discuss the program and meet you on site for the safety training and to answer any questions you may have about the program.

STEP 5 - Meet with City Volunteer Coordinator

After you have selected your preferred green space location and submitted your application, a city staff member will contact you to meet on-site to discuss the program in greater detail.


Volunteer Program Desk
[email protected]

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