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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

  • Eagles & Ag 2016

    Carson Valley
    February 18, 2016 - February 21, 2016

    Eagles & Ag is the Carson Valley's annual celebration of wildlife and ranching. Each year, the winter calving season brings an influx of bald eagles, golden eagles, hawks, falcons, owls and other birds of prey to the ranches nestled at the foot of the Sierr... Learn more

  • Independence Lake Preserve Tours

    Tours begin at 10:00 a.m. at the preserve manager's cabin at Independence Lake Preserve.
    July 11, 2015 - October 17, 2015

    JOIN US FOR A SPECIAL TOUR! Independence Lake Preserve is open year-round for walk-in day use, and watercraft are available for use from June through October. No motorized or non-motorized watercraft from outside the preserve are permitted. Perhaps the best way to e... Learn more

  • Visit our preserves

    Across Nevada
    December 31, 2015

    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

  • Star Parties on the Carson River

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

    January 23, 2015 - December 31, 2015

    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

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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