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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

  • Fall Whitney Work Day

    Bev’s Bunkhouse on Whitney Preserve
    28075 Cascade Road
    Hot Springs, SD 57747
    September 12, 2015

    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, improvements ... Learn more

  • Summer Adopt-a-Creek on Rapid Creek

    Rapid Creek in Rapid City
    August 19, 2015

    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. Then join us for a brief presentation about freshwater ... Learn more

  • Nature Photography Workshop at Whitney Preserve

    Bev’s Bunkhouse on Whitney Preserve
    28075 Cascade Road
    Hot Springs, SD 57747
    June 13, 2015

    Want to pick up a few tips on how to take outdoor photographs? Looking for a unique place to practice? Join volunteer and award-winning photographer Mike Deal at Whitney Preserve for a guided photography hike focused on capturing beautiful images of wildflowers. Mi... Learn more

  • Moon Walk in Conata Basin

    Conata Basin
    June 06, 2015

    Join the U.S. Forest Service and The Nature Conservancy on a moonlit hike in the prairies of Conata Basin located just south of Badlands National Park. During the hike, we will explore and learn about grassland conservation and homesteading history in the area, inclu... Learn more

  • Birds. At Home, on the Range

    The Abbey Grasslands of the Prairie Coteau, Marvin, South Dakota
    June 05, 2015 - June 06, 2015

    Enjoy two days on the beautiful prairie of northeastern South Dakota, watching grassland birds and learning about their habitat needs from land owners and conservation experts. This annual event organized by the South Dakota Grassland Coalition includes meals; lodgin... Learn more

  • The Western Dakotas Annual Celebration

    The Journey Museum
    222 New York Street
    Rapid City, SD 57701
    October 09, 2015

    Come meet and socialize with fellow Conservancy members and conservationists in our community as we celebrate and remember some of our favorite conservation stories from 2015! We will have live music, a guest speaker, and a slide show presenting some of the great wor... 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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