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Check this space often for updated listings of events, field trips, and volunteer opportunities. And if you haven’t already, be sure to “like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter to stay up to date on Chapter happenings and share your involvement with friends. 

If you have questions or want to get involved, email Kate Arion at with requests, ideas, or event RSVPs. We’ll see you there!

Ongoing Special Events

  • April Events - Celebrate Earth Month

    Various dates and locations
    April 08, 2015 - April 25, 2015

    April is Earth Month, and The Nature Conservancy is celebrating in more ways than one! We have many opportunities available for volunteering, as well as several events where you can learn about and explore nature. We hope you can join us! Spring Bird Walks: April 8,... Learn more

  • Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital

    Various Locations
    March 17, 2015 - March 28, 2015

    Join the Nature Conservancy as we take part in these events presented by The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital: Opening Night Reception Date: March 17, 2015 | 7:00 p.m. Location: Carnegie Institution for Science About: The Nature Conservancy wil... Learn more

Special Events

  • Spring Bird Walks

    Various Locations
    April 08, 2015 - May 16, 2015

    Grab your binoculars and join fellow birders for great sights and sounds throughout the DC Metro area. Learn from our experienced trip leaders about the tremendous journeys these small birds make every year and enjoy their beautiful colors and songs. Beginner birders... Learn more

  • SweetLife Festival Eco-Store Volunteer

    Merriweather Post Pavilion
    Columbia, MD
    March 03, 2015 - May 01, 2015

    The Nature Conservancy is the environmental non-profit sponsor of the 2015 SweetLife Festival. Volunteer with TNC at the festival's eco-stores and get free access to this can't miss event. Volunteer applications will be accepted through May 1.  Approved volunte... Learn more

  • Years of Living Dangerously

    American University, Doyle/Forman Theater
    School of Communication, Center for Enivronmental Filmmaking
    201 McKinley Building, 4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW
    (Metro: Tenleytown-AU, Shuttle bus service to AU.)
    March 28, 2015

    Years of Living Dangerously.  Screening and Panel Discussion with Joe Romm and Glenn Prickett Winner of the 2014 Emmy award for Outstanding Nonfiction Series, this Showtime nine-part series brought celebrity investigators and well-known journalists to areas arou... Learn more

  • Cranesville Swamp Red Spruce Tree Planting

    Cranesville Swamp Preserve
    April 25, 2015

    Red Spruce (Picea rubens) once covered thousands of acres in western Maryland before logging and burning at the turn of the last century drastically reduced its range. Join us as we replant several thousand red spruce seedlings “rescued” from a gas pip... Learn more

  • Atlantic White Cedar Tree Planting

    Nassawango Creek Preserve
    April 11, 2015

    Join the Nature Conservancy and the National Aquarium Conservation Team (ACT!) as we partner with the Governor’s Stream Restoration Challenge to restore Atlantic white cedar habitat in Nassawango Creek Preserve. Register today to help plant seedlings and resto... Learn more

  • Confessions of a Wildlife Filmmaker: An Evening with Chris Palmer

    American University, Doyle/Forman Theater, School of Communication, Center for Environmental Filmmaking
    201 McKinley Building, 4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW
    (Metro: Tenleytown/AU, shuttle bus service to AU)
    March 24, 2015

    An Evening with Chris Palmer, Founder and Director, Center for Environmental Filmmaking, School of Communication, American University Film producer Chris Palmer’s provocative and newly published memoir, Confessions of a Wildlife Filmmaker: The Challenges of St... Learn more

  • World Water Day Women and Water program

    National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave., NW
    (Metro: Metro Center)
    March 22, 2015

    Program introduced by Stephanie Flack, Executive Director, Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital. Panel discussion to follow including Allison Vogt, Director of Conservation for the MD/DC chapter. Films showing as part of this event Potomac: The... Learn more

  • Project Wild Thing

    Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave., SE
    (Metro: Eastern Market)
    March 21, 2015

    David Bond’s kids’ waking hours are dominated by a cacophony of marketing and a screen dependence, threatening to turn them into glassy-eyed zombies. It’s time to get back to nature. Bond appoints himself Marketing Director for Nature. With the help... Learn more

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