West Virginia

Events and Volunteer Opportunities

Conservancy field trips and events in West Virginia.

Outdoor Adventures & Volunteering for Nature

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

Special Events
From hikes to conferences, there are many ways you can learn more about conservation in West Virginia.

Interested in Volunteering?
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.

Ongoing Special Events

  • Events at the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge

    Various in Canaan Valley
    January 01, 2013 - January 01, 2014

    The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service offers events year-round at the Canaan Valley Wildlife Refuge.  The Nature Conservancy has long supported conservation efforts in the Canaan Valley&m... Learn more

  • Wee Naturalists

    The Nature Conservancy’s Yankauer Nature Preserve
    January 01, 2013 - January 01, 2014

    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 instru... Learn more

Volunteer Opportunities

  • 2013 Partner Volunteer Opportunities in West Virginia

    West Virginia
    January 01, 2013 - December 31, 2013

    There are many ways you can help protect nature in West Virginia by volunteering.  Check back regularly for ongoing opportunities with partner nature organizations.Garlic Mustard Challenge Various dates 10am-3pm Are you looking for an opportunity to get the fam... Learn more

  • Holwick Farm Tree Planting

    near Lewsiburg, WV
    April 05, 2013 - April 06, 2013

    Join us for a tree plating at Holwick Farms!When: Friday, April 5th at noon & Saturday, April 6th at 10am We are looking for volunteers to help plant trees in an effort to restore an old pasture to a forested area adjacent to a small stream that sinks into a cave... Learn more

  • Burn Crew

    various locations in WV

    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

  • Preserve Monitor

    various locations throughout WV

    The West Virginia Chapter of the Nature Conservancy is interested in recruiting high quality volunteers to support various aspects of our conservation work. The following preserves are in need of a preserve monitor which will include 3-4 site visits annually paying p... Learn more

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