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Field Trips and Events

Check out these great events!

At the Conservancy we want you to get involved. Join us on a hike or attend a conference. Participate in events hosted by our partners throughout Kentucky. Want to do more hands on work? Try volunteering with us to clear a trail, monitor a preserve or eradicate an invasive species.


Special Events


  • Rain Barrel Workshop

    The Nature Conservancy
    114 Woodland Avenue in Lexington
    April 02, 2016

    The Nature Conservancy is partnering with Michelle Patterson from Bluegrass Greensource to offer a unique opportunity to construct and take home your very own rain barrel. Tools and materials will be provided.  The cost is $20 per barrel. Registration is lim... Learn more


  • Invasive Species Removal Volunteer Workday

    Brown/Crutcher/Wallace Nature Preserve
    Garrard County
    May 11, 2016

    Join our staff in clearing non-native invasive plant species from the Brown/Crutcher/Wallace Nature Preserve. Participants should bring work gloves, a sack lunch, water, sunscreen and bugspray. Space for this event is limited. To sign up, please email Sallie Carter ... Learn more


  • Guided Bird Identification Hike with Jeff Sole

    Mantle Rock Nature Preserve
    May 01, 2016

    Members are invited to join us on a birding adventure at the Mantle Rock Nature Preserve in LIvingston County. Participants should bring work gloves, a sack lunch, water, sunscreen and bug spray.  Binoculars and a field guide are also highly recommended.  ... Learn more


  • Earth Day Workday

    Dupree Nature Preserve and Brown/Crutcher/Wallace Nature Preserve
    Kentucky River Palisades
    Garrard County
    April 22, 2016

    Join us on Earth Day at our Kentucky Palisades nature preserves to assist with preserve maintenance activities. We will meet at the Dupree Nature Preserve and split into teams. Participants are encouraged to bring work gloves, a sack lunch, water, sunscreen and bug ... Learn more


  • Guided Geology Hike With Marty Parris

    Brown/Crutcher/Wallace Nature Preserve
    April 09, 2016

    Marty Parris will lead a hike and discussion of geology at the Brown/Crutcher/Wallace Nature Preserve, which is located generally in the center of a large underlying feature called the Cincinnati arch, a dome-shaped structure on top of which billions of years of sed... Learn more


  • Shrub and Tree Planting Volunteer Workday

    Dupree Nature Preserve
    Garrard County, Kentucky
    March 12, 2016

    Join us for a tree and shrub planting workday as part of an effort to restore wildlife habitat at the Conservancy's at Dupree Nature Preserve. Participants should bring work gloves, a sack lunch, water, sunscreen and bug spray. Space for this event is limited. To si... Learn more


  • Trail Maintenance Volunteer Workday

    Bissell Bluff Wildlife Management and State Natural Area
    Livingston County, Kentucky
    March 05, 2016

    We are looking for 10-15 volunteers to join us at Bissell Bluff Wildlife Management and State Natural Area in Livingston County to assist with trail maintenance and prepare for spring visitors. Participants are encouraged to bring work gloves, a sack lunch, water, s... Learn more


  • Guided Wildflower Hike with Bill Edwards

    Baylor O. Hickman Nature Preserve
    April 23, 2016

    Take advantage of this rare opportunity to visit a special nature preserve normally closed to the public since its acquisition in 1991! Located east of Somerset in Pulaski County, this rugged and remote 143-acre Mrs. Baylor O. Hickman Nature Preserve is closely ... 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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