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Work alongside Nature Conservancy staff to accomplish key outdoor, outreach and office work. Volunteers help save money and thus increase the efficiency of our conservation work.

The first step to becoming a volunteer is to download the volunteer application and liability release form. Please contact Jennifer Dalke, volunteer coordinator at or (434) 951-0572 for more information.


Show us your West Virginia! Help us show the irreplaceable value of West Virginia’s natural areas through your imagery. Learn more about sharing your images for use in our communications.


Gifts received through campaigns such as Adopt-an-Acre or Plant a Billion Trees are helping to restore forests in West Virginia and throughout the Central Appalachians. Thanks for your support!

Ongoing Special Events

  • Events at the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge

    Davis, West Virginia

    The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service offers various type of activities year-round at the Canaan Valley Wildlife Refuge.  The Nature Conservancy has long supported conservation efforts i... Learn more

  • Wee Naturalists

    Yankauer Nature Preserve

    Conducted by the Potomac Valley Audubon Society, this fun program is aimed at pre-school children ages 3-5. It is designed to provide opportunities for small children and loving adults to explore nature together safely under the guidance of an experienced PVAS instr... Learn more

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Burn Crew

    Various locations in WV
    Please select a date

    Are you interested in coming out to help with prescribed fires? Do you have the right qualifications? Conservancy volunteer burn crew members must meet the same standards as the Conservancy staff burn crew. Specifically, you must be a NWCG Type II Fire Fighter. This ... Learn more

  • Office Volunteers


    You can help protect the great outdoors when you volunteer—inside! The Nature Conservancy in West Virginia is seeking office volunteers to help support administrative needs. We need individuals with strong organizational skills that can help with filing, d... Learn more

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