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Volunteer Opportunities, Field Trips, and Events

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Check this space often for updated listings of events and volunteer opportunities.  And if you haven’t already, be sure to “like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter to stay up to date on Chapter happenings and share your involvement with friends.

Become a Volunteer Preserve Visitation Committee Member or Island Steward.  Help us monitor and maintain preserves throughout the state and at the Virginia Coast Reserve.  Learn how!

Lead a nature walk.  Experienced volunteer naturalists needed for seasonal hikes.  Hit the trails!

Ongoing Special Events

  • Eelgrass Seed Collection

    Offshore Oyster, VA
    May 22, 2015 - June 05, 2015

    Be a part of the LARGEST SEAGRASS RESTORATION in the World! The Nature Conservancy, along with several partners in the Seaside Seagrass Community Restoration Program, is once again gearing up for the largest seagrass restoration project in the world! We are looking f... Learn more

  • Bird Sign Installation

    Virginia Coast Reserve
    April 15, 2015 - May 01, 2015

    The Nature Conservancy is seeking volunteers to post signs on Virginia Coast Reserve barrier islands which notify visitors about important bird nesting and resting areas. Commitment: One day minimum. This is physical work requiring the ability to ride in a boat to th... Learn more

Special Events

  • Fortune's Cove Nature Ramble

    Fortune's Cove Preserve
    Nelson County, VA near Lovingston
    May 17, 2015

    Join volunteer naturalist Susan McSwain at The Nature Conservancy’s Fortune's Cove Preserve (Nelson County, VA) for a guided hike and nature ramble. Hang out afterwards for lunch at a nearby café. Hike is weather dependent and space is limited. RSVP to... Learn more

  • Cumberland Marsh Preserve Guided Hike

    Cumberland Marsh Preserve
    New Kent County, VA
    May 17, 2015

    Join volunteer naturalist James Shelton at The Nature Conservancy’s Cumberland Marsh Preserve (New Kent County, VA) for a guided hike. There will be a special emphasis on birding: possible sightings include spotted sandpiper, tanagers, warblers, and Swanson&rs... 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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