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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!

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Special Events

  • Designing for Disaster : Resilient Landscapes

    National Building Museum
    401 F Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
    February 19, 2015

    Panelists, including Virginia Coast Reserve Program Director Jill Bieri, will discuss creative ways that communities around the country are working with nature to increase their resilience to natural disasters. Case studies on green infrastructure, fire wise planning... Learn more

  • Designing for Disaster : Rising Waters

    National Building Museum
    401 F Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
    November 06, 2014

    The Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries share 11,000 miles of shoreline and coastline. Conservative estimates by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) predict 8 inches-2 foot rise in waters in the area by the end of this century. Other scientists are pr... Learn more

  • Event Assistance: Ducks Unlimited Greenwing Youth Event

    Brownsville Farm, Nassawadox, VA
    October 19, 2014

    The Nature Conservancy will be hosting this Greenwing youth event at our historic Brownsville Farm on Virginia's Eastern Shore. Volunteers are needed to staff a booth for a hands-on kids activity that includes a replica of a beach scene and will focus on a game for g... Learn more

  • Event Assistance: Eastern Shore Birding and Wildlife Festival

    Cape Charles, VA and Kiptopeke State Park
    October 10, 2014 - October 12, 2014

    The Eastern Shore Birding and Wildlife Festival is coming up on October 10 -12 and The Nature Conservancy needs help staffing two booths. We will have one booth at the main headquarters of the festival in Cape Charles, VA and another at Kiptopeke State Park (a few m... Learn more

  • Brownsville Preserve Stewardship Workdays

    Brownsville Preserve, Nassawadox, VA
    September 24, 2014 - December 17, 2014

    We are in need of 3-4 volunteers to work with our stewardship staff performing general upkeep at Brownsville Preserve, the historic farm managed by the Conservancy to enhance bird habitat and serve as office headquarters for the Virginia Coast Reserve program. Workd... Learn more

  • Paramore Island Volunteer Week

    Eastern Shore, Virginia Coast Reserve
    October 20, 2014 - October 25, 2014

    We are in need of 6-8 volunteers each day the week of Monday, Oct. 20 through Saturday, Oct. 25. Projects will include trail maintenance and site clean-up along with other general island clean-up activities. Volunteers will need to be comfortable working outside for... 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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