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Volunteer in Michigan

Are you interested in:

  • Working with others who share your love of nature?
  • Contributing your time and skills to an organization you believe in?
  • Broadening your resume and life experiences?

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. Email Michigan Volunteer for more information. Watch a video about becoming a marketing intern at our Lansing office.

Be sure to visit our Field Trips and Events page for more information on what's happening in Michigan!

Check out the latest issue of UVol, our volunteer newsletter! 

Volunteer at Echo Lake

Sunday, August 3rd, 11am-3pm—Invasives pull day at Echo Lake! Burdock and Thistle are the main targets. Bring your friends and family. General work supplies will be provided, but bring your own work gloves and dress for mosquitoes!

Sunday, August 24th, 10am-4pm—Connect with nature by joining The Nature Conservancy for a day of work and play at one of the UP’s most popular preserves. Learn about Echo Lake’s ecosystem and how it fits within the Great Lakes watershed, join in removing invasive plants, and end the day with a scenic hike! Moderate hike, ages 10 and up suggested; bring work gloves!

For all events, meet approximately 15 minutes prior to starting time at Moosewood Nature Center to carpool and caravan as parking is limited at the preserve. Higher-clearance or SUV-type vehicle is recommended.


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