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Field Trips and Events

Nevada

You're Invited!

It’s time to get out and see for yourself the places you’re helping us conserve in Nevada. You can learn more about the lands and waters we are working to protect and get involved in our work as a volunteer.


Ongoing Special Events


  • Visit our preserves

    Across Nevada
    January 01, 2014 - December 31, 2014

    While we'd love to see you at any of our events, there's no need to wait for one to visit our beautiful preserves.  Some of our preserves are open now, some are open seasonally, and some will open in the coming months.  For all the details on planning your ... Learn more


  • Nature Conservancy Trips

    Around the globe
    January 01, 2014 - December 31, 2014

    Travel to an exotic place with The Nature Conservancy on one of our customized nature tours or workshops! Our journeys highlight the Conservancy's work to save the Last Great Places on Earth. They allow you to connect with the natural world, learn about local conserv... Learn more


  • Star Parties on the Carson River

    The Nature Conservancy's River Fork Ranch
    381 Genoa Lane
    Minden, NV 89423


    January 01, 2014 - December 31, 2014

    On the 4th Friday of every month, expert volunteers from the Douglas County Branch of The Astronomical Society of Nevada turn their telescopes to the night sky over River Fork Ranch bringing the wonders of the universe to the Carson Valley. The free event is open to ... Learn more


Special Events


  • Nevada State Historic Preservation Office - Nevada Site Stewardship Workshop

    The Nature Conservancy's River Fork Ranch, 381 Genoa Lane, Minden, NV 89423
    May 03, 2014

    The Nevada Site Stewardship Program is an organization of volunteers sponsored by federal and state land managing agencies that share a commitment to the preservation of archaeological and paleontological resources. The program provides an opportunity for concerned c... Learn more


  • Party For The Planet at Shark Reef

    Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay
    April 22, 2014

    Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay is hosting Party for the Planet™, a free Earth Day festival to be held in connection with the Association of Zoos & Aquariums. Located in the foyer outside of the aquarium, near the convention center. For more information... Learn more


  • Earth Day at Idlewild Park

    Idlewild Park in Reno, NV

    April 27, 2014

    Please join The Nature Conservancy in celebrating Earth Day on Sunday April 27th from 10am - 5pm at Idlewild Park in Reno where, in partnership with NV Energy, we are organizing the "Connect with Nature Zone." Interactive educational activities for kids and... Learn more


  • Clear Creek Trail Grand Opening

    Jacks Valley Trailhead located directly on the west side of Jacks Valley Elementary School.
    April 12, 2014 - April 13, 2014

    The Carson Valley Trails Association (CVTA) is holding a grand opening of the Clear Creek Trail On Saturday, April 12, 10 to 11 a.m., CVTA and partners will brief guests about the Clear Creek project, collaborative efforts, trail construction and trail use. Informati... Learn more


  • Monitoring Western Monarchs

    River Fork Ranch (TNC), 381 Genoa Lane, Minden, NV 89423 (near the historic town of Genoa in the Carson Valley)
    June 06, 2014 - June 07, 2014

    North American monarch butterflies need your help! In partnership with the Monarch Joint Venture, The University of Minnesota Monarch Lab presents a two-day monarch monitoring workshop focusing on western monarch populations and citizen science monitoring. The worksh... Learn more


Volunteer Opportunities


  • Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful - McCarran Ranch

    McCarran Ranch
    May 10, 2014

    Come out to The Nature Conservancy’s McCarran Ranch Preserve and take part in the Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful Great Community Cleanup. We will be removing weeds from restored areas and cleaning up trash. Following the event, all of the vo... Learn more


  • Community Planting Day on the Truckee River

    Tracy Restoration Site
    April 26, 2014

    Join The Nature Conservancy along the beautiful Truckee River as we work to plant native trees and shrubs along the newly restored Tracy property. Spring is a very important time to get all of the planting done quickly, so your help is very much appreciated! Get invo... Learn more


  • Community Planting Day on the Truckee River

    Tracy Restoration Site
    April 19, 2014

    Join The Nature Conservancy along the beautiful Truckee River as we work to plant native trees and shrubs along the newly restored Tracy property. Spring is a very important time to get all of the planting done quickly, so your help is very much appreciated! Get invo... Learn more


  • Community Planting Day on the Truckee River

    Tracy Restoration Site
    April 13, 2014

    Join The Nature Conservancy along the beautiful Truckee River as we work to plant native trees and shrubs along the newly restored Tracy property. Spring is a very important time to get all of the planting done quickly, so your help is very much appreciated! Get invo... Learn more


  • Community Planting Day on the Truckee River

    Tracy Restoration Site
    April 05, 2014

    Join The Nature Conservancy along the beautiful Truckee River as we work to plant native trees and shrubs along the newly restored Tracy property. Spring is a very important time to get all of the planting done quickly, so your help is very much appreciated! Get invo... Learn more


  • Second Saturday Volunteer Events at Clark County Wetlands Park

    Clark County Wetlands Park
    7050 Wetlands Park Ln, Las Vegas, NV 89122 – Please park in lot right next to Clark County Wetland Park building.


    March 08, 2014 - December 13, 2014

    The Nature Conservancy and the Clark County Wetland Park have partnered to offer a community volunteer event the second Saturday of every month from 9am – 12pm. Work will vary from native planting to debris and weed cleanup. Get involved as a volunteer today &g... Learn more


  • Celebrate Earth Month at Clark County Wetlands Park

    Clark County Wetlands Park
    7050 Wetlands Park Ln, Las Vegas, NV 89122 – Please park in lot right next to Clark County Wetland Park building.
    April 12, 2014

    Join us for a special native planting event in honor of Earth Month at Clark County Wetlands Park.  The Nature Conservancy and the Clark County Wetland Park have partnered to offer a community volunteer event the second Saturday of every month from 9am – 1... Learn more


  • Join our volunteer list

    Across Nevada
    January 01, 2014 - December 31, 2014

    Visit our volunteer page to get the latest volunteer updates, and sign up for our volunteer mailing list so that you don't miss any of our upcoming volunteer events. Learn more


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