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Check back often for updated listings of events, field trips, and volunteer opportunities. And if you haven’t already, connect with us on Facebook or Twitter to stay up to date on Florida Chapter happenings and share your involvement with friends. If you have questions or want to get involved directly with one of our preserves or an ongoing program, please check out the Volunteer page for contact details.

Ongoing Special Events

  • Blowing Rocks Preserve Winter Programs

    Blowing Rocks Preserve at the Hawley Education Center at Blowing Rocks Preserve, 574 South Beach Road, Jupiter Island.
    January 07, 2015 - March 06, 2015

    Register early for winter programs at the Hawley Education Center at Blowing Rocks Preserve, 574 South Beach Road, Jupiter Island. All programs are free and are held from 2-3 p.m. Seating is limited. To register, call (561) 744-6668 x101, or e-mail J... Learn more

  • Nature Rocks Tour

    Blowing Rocks Preserve - tours meet at the Hawley Education Center front porch.
    December 08, 2013 - February 01, 2015

    Sundays at 11:00 a.m. Join intern Emily Cochran for a 40-minute tour of Blowing Rocks Preserve. Get an overview of the preserve’s features, from its unique rock formation and protected sea turtle nesting beach, to its Hawley Education Center, mangrove shorelin... Learn more

  • Blowing Rocks Porch Talks

    Blowing Rocks Preserve - Meet on front deck of the Hawley Education Center

    December 07, 2013 - February 01, 2015

    Lagoon boardwalk talk: 1st, and 3rd Saturday of the month at 2 p.m. - meet on front deck at Hawley Education Center 20 minute discussion about tidal swamps and frequently seen crabs, protecting the native shoreline, and the Indian River Lagoon- the most diverse estua... Learn more

Volunteer Opportunities

  • You Can Help Protect Charlotte Harbor's Coast

    Charlotte Harbor

    The Nature Conservancy is collaborating with Florida DEP- Charlotte Harbor Aquatic Preserves and the City of Punta Gorda to launch an oyster reef restoration project adjacent to the Trabue Harborwalk. Volunteers are needed to help with deploying the materials in the ... Learn more

  • Donate Your Digital Nature Photography

    Send your images, photo description and preferred photo credit info along with a scanned version of your completed photo release form (download it here) to Anna Berardi at

    Encourage others to care for our natural world when you share photos that capture the magnificence and wonder of your favorite places and scenes in nature. Send us your photos of the lands and waters in Florida that inspire you most. Your image may be used on our... Learn more

  • Invasives Reconnaissance Team

    The Disney Wilderness Preserve

    We’re recruiting volunteers to become a part of a special Invasives Reconnaissance Team who will work with Debi Stone during the winter months. Your mission, should you decide to accept it, will be to seek out and locate the enemy invasive plants which constant... Learn more

  • Ongoing volunteer opportunities

    Blowing Rocks Preserve, Jupiter, FL
    ongoing dates

    Nursery and Restoration Schedule is flexible Care for plants in native nursery and on restoration sites. Invasive Plant Removal First Saturday of each month 9 a.m. - noon Help remove invasive, non-native plants from Blowing Rocks Preserve. ... Learn more

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