Field Trips and Events


You're Invited!

It’s time to get outside 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.

Check this page often to find out about our upcoming opportunities, from events in Reno, Carson City and Las Vegas to tours or volunteer work days at our Independence Lake, McCarran Ranch and River Fork Ranch preserves and more.

Special Events

  • Nature of Art Celebration

    McCarran Ranch Preserve
    June 18, 2016

    Join artists Daniel McCormick and Mary O'Brien, Bill Fox from the Nevada Museum of Art’s Center for Art + Environment, and community members to celebrate these beautiful habitat-enhancing sculptures one year after completion. Included in this fun community ev... Learn more

  • Star Parties on the Carson River

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

    January 22, 2016 - December 23, 2016

    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

  • Visit our preserves

    Across Nevada
    December 31, 2016

    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

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Volunteer with The Nature of Art Project

    McCarran Ranch Preserve on the Truckee River
    April 30, 2015 - August 31, 2015

      Major work to install the building of beautiful watershed sculptures on The Nature Conservancy’s McCarran Ranch Preserve has concluded and no dates are scheduled at this time.  Volunteers worked with environmental artists Daniel McCormick ... 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 14, 2015 - December 12, 2015

    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 &... Learn more

  • Join our volunteer list

    Across Nevada
    December 31, 2015

    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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