Public Events

Outdoor Adventures ~ Educational Experiences ~ Volunteer

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 and Instagram, to stay up to date on happenings across the Keystone State and share your involvement with friends.

Contact us if you have questions or want to get involved. We hope to see you soon!

Ongoing Special Events

  • Florence Shelly Wetlands Walks

    Meet at Stack Road Parking Lot
    Junction of Route 171 and Stack Road
    One mile north of Thompson, PA

    May 14, 2016 - October 01, 2016

    Just one mile north of tiny Thompson Borough on Route 171 in rural Susquehanna County, the 357-acre Florence Shelly Preserve boasts fields, woodlands, a stream, and a glacial pond surrounded by a floating bog. Come Walk with Us! Join us for a guided walk of the Flore... Learn more

  • Tannersville 2016 Bog Walk Schedule

    Tannersville Bog Parking Lot on Cherry Lane Road.
    GPS address: 552 Cherry Lane Road,
    East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
    May 01, 2016 - December 01, 2016

    The Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center is proud to invite you to attend a guided-public walk into the unique Tannersville Cranberry Bog. Along the way, our Environmental Educators will explain the Bog’s formation, its interesting plant and animal life... Learn more

Special Events

  • Medicinal and Edible Plant Walk

    Thomas Darling Nature Preserve
    Blakeslee, PA
    July 02, 2016

    Join guest naturalist Mike Leggiero, of Sandcut Outdoors, on a guided nature walk as he points out those plants that have medicinal qualities and those that are edible. Listen and learn as you enjoy various habitats at the Thomas Darling Nature Preserve, a mosaic of... Learn more

  • Bird Banding at the Thomas Darling Preserve

    Thomas Darling Preserve
    June 04, 2016

    Join The Nature Conservancy and Darryl Speicher of the Pocono Avian Research Center for a great morning of birding as Darryl and his research team gather birds in mist nets and demonstrate how birds are banded, what type of information is recorded and how bird resear... Learn more

  • Philadelphia Science Festival

    Philadelphia (various locations)
    April 22, 2016 - April 30, 2016

    Taking place from April 22–April 30, 2016, the Philadelphia Science Festival is an annual communitywide celebration of science! The Festival features innovative programs, engaging and accessible talks, hands-on activities, special exhibitions, and a variety of ... Learn more

  • Monroe County Earth Day Fair

    Northampton Community College, Monroe Campus
    April 23, 2016

    Join TNC staff and other environmental organizations from Monroe County in celebrating the success of conservation in Monroe County! Free Admission all day with Children's Activities, Musical Entertainment, Workshops, Tours, and More. Located at the Northampton Comm... Learn more

  • Salamander Safari

    Meet at Bear Swamp Archery Complex parking lot
    Minsi Lake Road, Bangor, PA 18013
    (40.909095, - 75.182202)

    April 17, 2016

    Enjoy a short, family-friendly walk at Bear Swamp to look for frogs and salamanders in their natural habitat. Jim Wilson, Parks & Recreation Specialist with Northampton County Division of Parks & Recreation will lead the walk. Great fun for adults and kids!... Learn more

  • Salamander Workshop and Walk

    Totts Gap Arts Institute
    1494 Totts Gap Road
    Upper Mount Bethel Township

    April 15, 2016

    Zoologist Betsy Leppo of the Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program will lead a free workshop sharing information about vernal pools and the creatures who depend on those pools for life. The Minsi Lake area has more vernal pools than anywhere else in Pennsylvania. I... Learn more

  • Spring Vernal Pool Hikes at Kings Gap

    Forest Pools Preserve @ Kings Gap
    Kings Gap Road in Carlisle, PA
    (Cumberland County)

    March 18, 2016 - March 25, 2016

    The Nature Conservancy invites you to join us for an Evening and/or Day Vernal Pool Hike at Kings Gap! Hikes are free and scheduled for the below dates. Space is limited, please click on the date/time below to register for the event. Friday, March 18th, 6:30-8:... Learn more

  • Inaugural Mixer for Young Professionals

    Innovation Center, 26th Floor
    1700 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

    April 15, 2016

     Talk with Nature Conservancy staff about how nature and Philadelphia need each other and how you can help make Philly a cooler, greener place. Philadelphia is counting on our generation to make a difference. Join us for Beer, wine, and ... Learn more

  • Volunteer in Pennsylvania

    Various locations. Check current opportunities here.

    When you volunteer for The Nature Conservancy, you'll gain experience, skills and a sense of accomplishment - all while helping to protect Pennsylvania's lands and waters.  Explore a list of opportunities, download the volunteer application and read our latest i... 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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