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From hikes to conferences, there are many ways you can get involved with The Nature Conservancy in Pennsylvania.

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Ongoing Special Events


  • 2014 Hauser Nature Center Events

    The Nature Conservancy’s Hauser Nature Center
    1567 Long Pond Road, Long Pond PA 18334

    June 07, 2014 - August 15, 2014

    The Poconos have been named to the Conservancy’s list of “The World’s Last Great Places” because the area harbors Pennsylvania’s largest concentration of globally rare plants, animals and natural communities, as well as an ecosystem that... Learn more


  • 2014 Florence Shelly Wetlands Walks

    The Florence Shelly Wetlands Preserve
    Thompson, PA (Susquehanna County)

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

    May 17, 2014 - September 14, 2014

    Join us throughout the summer for a series of themed walks at our Florence Shelly Wetlands Preserve. 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... Learn more


  • 2014 South Mountain Speakers Series

    various locations
    April 17, 2014 - November 13, 2014

    “For the fifth season of the South Mountain Speakers Series we’ll continue with events on a range of issues meant to engage citizens in conserving the South Mountain landscape by learning from our past,” said Jon Peterson, a planner with the Appalac... Learn more


  • 2014 Tannersville Bog Walks: Great Opportunity for Kids!

    Tannersville Cranberry Bog Parking Lot on Cherry Lane Road in Tannersville, PA (Monroe County).
    April 15, 2014 - November 12, 2014

    The Monroe County 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 li... Learn more


Special Events


  • Serpentine Barrens Talk

    Oxford Public Library, Story time room
    August 20, 2014

    Did you know that Nottingham County Park is part of a stretch of rare ecosystems called the State Line Serpentine Barrens? Join us to learn more about this unique natural resource found right in our backyard. The session will be both interactive and informative; you ... Learn more


  • Thomas Darling Nature Preserve New Trail and Boardwalk Dedication

    Blakeslee, PA
    August 02, 2014

    You are invited to join The Nature Conservancy in celebrating a new 2.2-mile trail and boardwalk system at the Thomas Darling Preserve in Blakeslee, Pennsylvania. Named for a generous, self-taught botanist from Wilkes-Barre, the Thomas Darling Preserve is part of Two... Learn more


  • Natural History of the Mesic Till Barrens Hike

    Long Pond Preserve
    Long Pond, PA
    Monroe County

    September 23, 2014

    Come find out why Long Pond, PA is such a special and unique place. The mesic till barrens are a fire dependent community and contain a very uncommon mixture of plant species, normally growing in very exclusive environments. To RSVP and/or for more information/direct... Learn more


  • Ecology and Natural History Hike at the Thomas Darling Preserve

    Thomas Darling Preserve @ Two-Mile Run
    Tobyhanna, PA
    Monroe County

    August 19, 2014

    Join us for a walk exploring the processes that helped shape the natural communities at the Thomas Darling Preserve. From boreal species that represent forests we more commonly find much further north, to the diversity of wetlands at the site, this preserve is truly ... Learn more


Volunteer Opportunities


  • Volunteer in Pennsylvania

    Various locations throughout PA
    January 01, 2013 - December 31, 2013

    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


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