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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

  • Celebrating and Conserving Natural Virginia

    Weinstein Jewish Community Center
    Sara D. November Gallery
    5403 Monument Avenue, Richmond, VA 23226
    October 08, 2015 - November 02, 2015

    Join us for Celebrating and Conserving Natural Virginia, a collection of landscapes by photographer Ben Greenberg, celebrating the beauty of Virginia's lands and waters.  The exhibit includes a selection of images showing both Conservancy preserves and land... Learn more

  • Jewels of Appalachia

    National Zoo
    3001 Connecticut Ave., NW
    Washington, D.C. 20008
    October 17, 2015

      Join us for the opening of this new exhibit The Appalachian region is home to the most biodiverse community of salamanders in the world.  Nearly 14 percent of the planet's salamander species can be found there. Join us at the National Zoo on Saturday, O... Learn more

Special Events

  • Lunch Break Science: Oyster Restoration

    Science Museum of Virginia
    2500 West Broad Street
    Richmond VA 23220-2057
    October 28, 2015

      Feed your body and your mind!  Join us at the Science Museum of Virginia for a lunchtime talk on large-scale oyster restoration and land conservation in the Chesapeake Bay, presented by Andy Lacatell, Conservation Specialist at The Nature Conservancy.&n... Learn more

  • Teacher Development Course - Fall Migration on the Eastern Shore

    Eastern Shore of Virginia
    October 16, 2015 - October 18, 2015

    This program, offered in partnership by Chesapeake Experience, The Nature Conservancy, and UVA's Anheuser-Busch Coastal Research Center, introduces the participants to the role the Virginia Eastern Shore plays in the fall migration of neo-tropical birds, butterflies,... Learn more

  • Greenwing Youth Event

    Brownsville Farm
    Nassawadox, VA
    October 18, 2015

    The Nature Conservancy will be hosting a Greenwing youth event at our historic Brownsville Farm on Virginia's Eastern Shore. The Ducks Unlimited Greenwing program provides an opportunity for children 17 and younger to participate in the conservation, restoration, and... Learn more

  • Eastern Shore Birding and Wildlife Festival

    501 Mason Ave.
    Cape Charles, VA
    October 09, 2015 - October 11, 2015

    Join The Nature Conservancy at the 23rd annual Eastern Shore Birding and Wildlife Festival! Stop by and say hello to Conservancy staff at one of our two tables. We will have a booth at the main festival headquarters and another at Kiptopeke State Park. At Kiptopeke ... 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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