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If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, we've got some great opportunities for you! Volunteers help The Nature Conservancy devote a major portion of its funds to land conservation, keeping our effectiveness high and our costs low.
A little elbow grease is worth its weight in gold at The Nature Conservancy's Delaware chapter. Throughout the year, we're looking for people to help out with invasive weed control, horseshoe crab surveys, tree planting, research projects, community events and general office assistance.
Fill out an online volunteer information form.
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Staff a booth at community events.
Contact Debbie Heaton, director of philanthropy and marketing (302-654-4707 x124 or email@example.com).
Note: One of the biggest events of the year is the Dogfish Dash.
Get your hands dirty during a work day.
Contact: John Graham, land steward (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Note: Our greatest needs fall on weekdays between June and October.
Participate in the annual Horseshoe Crab Survey.
Contact Lois Davis, volunteer coordinator (email@example.com).
Horseshoe Crab surveying takes place on 12 separate nights during in May and June each year. Count teams of three or four head to the Big Stone and Bennetts beaches during high tide in the evening to count and sex the crabs and record their findings. This information is later collected and used by the University of Delaware in their study of Horseshoe Crabs.
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