South Dakota

Field Trips and Events

Get outdoors with The Nature Conservancy in South Dakota and join us for a Field Trip or Event! Check back soon for additional events.


Special Events

  • The Western Dakotas Annual Celebration

    The Journey Museum, Rapid City, South Dakota
    October 07, 2016

    Come to meet and socialize with fellow Conservancy members and conservationists in our community as we celebrate the Conservancy’s 20th Anniversary in the Dakotas! We will have live music, a guest speaker, and a slide show presenting some of the great work that... Learn more

  • Moon Walk at Whitney Preserve

    Whitney Preserve
    September 17, 2016

    Join the U.S. Forest Service and The Nature Conservancy on a moonlit hike at the unique warm water ecosystem at Whitney Preserve and Cascade Creek. During the hike, we will explore and learn about homesteading history in the area, including the former town of Cascade... Learn more

  • Summer Adopt-a-Creek on Rapid Creek

    Rapid Creek, Rapid City
    August 31, 2016

    Beat the summer heat and help keep our creeks healthy right in Rapid City! We will be cleaning up trash and debris from the unique wetland areas of Rapid Creek between Canyon Lake Drive and the West Main Bridge. This event is co-hosted by Rapid City’s Young Pro... Learn more

  • Fall Whitney Work Day

    Whitney Preserve
    September 10, 2016

    Join us as we near the end of the season and tackle a few of our favorite fall projects at Whitney Preserve and prepare Bev’s Bunkhouse to hibernate for the winter.  Projects may include: prepping for tree planting, trail building and maintenance, improvem... Learn more

  • Spring Whitney Work Day

    Whitney Preserve
    April 02, 2016

    Help us to welcome in spring at Whitney Preserve and Bev’s Bunkhouse! We will be completing various work projects throughout the morning such as trail building and maintenance, prepping Bev’s Bunkhouse for the season, brush piling, weed management, and mo... Learn more

  • Spring Adopt-a-Creek on Rapid Creek

    Rapid Creek, Rapid City
    April 20, 2016

    Learn about freshwater conservation and help keep local waters healthy as we spring clean a unique wetland area of Rapid Creek. This adopted portion is located just behind Baken Park between the Canyon Lake Drive and West Main Bridges. Following the clean-up, join us... 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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