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Field Trips and Events


The Conservancy Celebrates Earth Day Every Day in Delaware

The Nature Conservancy's mission is to conserve the lands and waters on which life depends. That is not possible without getting you and other Delawareans outside and enjoying nature. We invite you to do just that at these events and volunteer activities.

Make sure to check back here often to learn about nature hikes, 5K races, clean-up days, tree plantings and other outdoor activities meant to engage and inspire you to connect with and advocate for nature. See you outside!

Special Events

  • Stream Clean-Up

    Brandywine Creek State Park and Woodlawn Area
    April 18, 2015

    Join The Nature Conservancy, Brandywine Creek State Park and the National Park Service in exploring New Castle County’s piedmont region while helping keep the streams clean during our first Brandywine Stream Keepers Cleanup! RSVP here. Email ... Learn more

  • Dogfish Dash

    Milton, Delaware
    September 27, 2015

    The 10th annual Dogfish Dash to benefit The Nature Conservancy takes place Sunday, September 27, 2015. Registration opens April 1 and the race fills up quick, so mark your calendars and lace up your sneakers for this fun, off-centered event. Learn more abou... Learn more

  • Shortleaf Pine Planting at Ponders Tract

    Ponders Tract
    April 11, 2015

    Dogfish Head Brewery and Quality Bike Parts volunteers will work with The Nature Conservancy to plant 500 shortleaf pine seedlings at the Ponders Tract of our Pemberton Forest Preserve.  This event is limited to the rmployees of Dogfish Head Brewery and Quality ... Learn more

  • Habitat Island Mulching

    Milford Neck
    April 17, 2015

    Chesapeake Utilities volunteers will be helping us spread mulch on two newly established habitat islands. A donation from Red Frog Events, organizers of the Firefly Music Festival, was used to purchase plant stock and materials for the habitat islands.  This eve... Learn more

  • Horseshoe Crab Survey

    Big Stone Beach
    May 01, 2015 - June 30, 2015

    Join Conservancy staff by volunteering to count horseshoe crabs. Surveys are conducted throughout May and June on peak spawning days at the Nature Conservancy's Big Stone Beach. A census starts with step-by-step instructions on how to conduct the survey. A typic... Learn more

  • Rain Garden Planting

    Brandywine Creek State Park Nature Center
    April 29, 2015

    The Nature Conservancy and partners are planning a rain garden in Brandywine Creek State Park! Work alongside community residents and Conservancy partners to plant natives and learn about green solutions to stormwater runoff. For more information and to RSVP please e... Learn more

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for The Nature Conservancy. Currently there are no volunteer opportunities available. Please check back soon for upcoming events.


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