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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!

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Special Events

  • Baltimore Green Week
    Panel Discussion

    Marriott Waterfront Hotel
    700 Aliceanna Street
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    April 21, 2014

    In honor of Baltimore Green Week, The Nature Conservancy is hosting a panel discussion around a very important topic: water. Conservancy staff members and other experts will answer this question: Do you know where your water comes from? The panel will discuss where B... Learn more

  • 6K Walk for Water

    21st Street Entrance, U.S. Department of State
    April 23, 2014

    The U.S. Department of State and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) are organizing a "Walk for Water" in honor of Earth Day.  The walk will start at the U.S. Department of State office, and then people will make their way down towards the National Mall, around ... Learn more

  • Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival

    Kingman Island
    575 Oklahoma Avenue NE Washington, DC (entrance at RFK Stadium Lot 6)
    April 26, 2014

    The Fifth Annual Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival features two main stages of bluegrass and Americana music.  The festival celebrates local music, food, and culture as well as the revitalization of the Anacostia River, while supporting hands-on educati... Learn more

  • Earth Day Conversation with Mark Tercek

    Georgetown University, ICC Auditorium
    37th and O Streets NW
    Washington, DC 20057
    April 22, 2014

    This Earth Day, Mark Tercek, President and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, will give a keynote speech at Georgetown University. The event will explore themes from Mark’s bestselling book Nature’s Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive by Investing in N... Learn more

  • Spring 2014 Bird Walks

    Various locations
    April 29, 2014 - May 12, 2014

    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 have made and enjoy their beautiful colors and songs as they stop to “... Learn more

  • Red Spruce Planting

    Cranesville Swamp Preserve
    3.5 hours from DC/Baltimore
    April 26, 2014

    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 pipeli... Learn more

  • Easter Monday at the National Zoo

    National Zoo
    3001 Connecticut Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20008
    April 21, 2014

    Every year, the National Zoo invites families to visit the animals on Easter Monday, and The Nature Conservancy is going to be there! Along with many other organizations, the Conservancy will have a table on the main stretch of the zoo, where visitors can stop by to ... Learn more

  • Sweetlife Festival Volunteers

    Merriweather Post Pavilion (Columbia, MD)
    May 10, 2014

    The Nature Conservancy is sponsoring Sweetgreen’s annual Sweetlife Festival, a music and food festival focused on sustainability and sourcing food from local and organic farms. We are in need of volunteers to help at the festival’s “Eco-Stores&rdquo... 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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