Field Trips and Events

Rhode Island

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For Volunteer Opportunities click the tab next to Events!  For more information visit VOLUNTEER.


Ongoing Special Events


  • Block Island Nature Walk

    Block Island
    Ongoing

    Take a nature hike every Thursday morning this summer with Chris Littlefield, Block Island Director, who has been with the program since its start in 1991. More information to come. Learn more


  • Become a Friend of the Dundery Brook Trail!
    Volunteers Needed!

    Little Compton, RI
    Ongoing

    Volunteering is as easy as taking a walk in the woods!  We need you to help monitor trail conditions and report any problems.  Check on parking area, signage, boardwalk and other structures, perform basic maintenance tasks such as removing litter and f... Learn more


Special Events


  • SPECIAL EVENT: BLOCK ISLAND SUNSET CRUISE

    Old Harbor Ferry Dock, Block Island, RI
    July 19, 2016

    Purchase your ticket here! Twenty-five years ago, The Nature Conservancy opened its office on Block Island. We invite everyone to celebrate this exciting anniversary with us on a ferry cruise around the island! With the sun setting and a full moon rising, it’... Learn more


  • JAMES STOVER EXPLORATION SERIES: SEA CREATURES AND CRITTERS

    Block Island Club
    Off Corn Neck Road, Block Island, RI
    April 23, 2016

    Discover the fascinating nature of Block Island! Explorers of all ages are invited to join The Nature Conservancy in looking for sea creatures and critters at this free event. This walk is part of a monthly series, funded by friends of James Stover (1996-2003), in m... Learn more


  • VOLUNTEER DAY: EARTH DAY TRAIL PROJECT

    King Preserve, North Kingstown, RI
    April 23, 2016

    The Nature Conservancy is excited to be opening a NEW nature preserve later this spring! We invite you to help us get it ready for visitors – and get a sneak preview of this beautiful property overlooking the Narrow River. We will be cutting back vegetation a... Learn more


  • NATURE WALK: SPRINGTIME 5-MILE HIKE

    Francis Carter Preserve, Charlestown, RI
    April 16, 2016 - April 16, 2016

    The Nature Conservancy is hosting a 5-mile hike over the beautiful trails of the Francis Carter Preserve. At more than 1,100 acres, the Carter Preserve is one of South County's largest and best-loved protected areas, and it is open year-round for hiking. Spring is ... Learn more


  • NATURE WALK: WOODCOCK WEDNESDAY

    Tillinghast Pond Management Area, West Greenwich, RI
    April 13, 2016 - April 13, 2016

    Looking for woodcocks in Rhode Island’s open fields is one of the rites of Spring at The Nature Conservancy. Join us for an evening walk around the far end of the Tillinghast Preserve, and we’ll see if we can find a few woodcocks. Once you’ve seen... Learn more


  • VOLUNTEER DAY: GET READY FOR PIPING PLOVER NESTING SEASON

    40 Commons, Little Compton, RI
    April 08, 2016 - April 08, 2016

    Spend the day on one of the most pristine beaches in Rhode Island! Help The Nature Conservancy protect sensitive habitat for beach-nesting birds including Piping Plovers and Least Terns. Volunteers will install posts, signage and rope around the birds’ nesting... 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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