West Virginia

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Our corporate giving relationships help ensure lasting conservation success in West Virginia.

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 jdalke@tnc.org 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!

Special Events

  • Ice Mountain Preserve Volunteer Opportunities

    Ice Mountain Preserve
    May 01, 2016 - June 04, 2016

    Join us at our gorgeous Ice Mountain Preserve for volunteer opportunities this spring!  Learn to be a docent, help with garlic mustard removal, or lend us a hand maintaining the preserve’s trail. Learn more about this unique site, which is known for the re... 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

  • Earth Day Spruce Planting at Blackwater Falls State Park

    Blackwater Falls State Park (Sled Run area)
    April 22, 2016

    Honor Earth Day with The Nature Conservancy and Blackwater Falls State Park by volunteering to support our spruce restoration effort. Participants will meet at the Sled Run area of the park and assist in planting more than 2,000 seedlings. Home to 240 rare plant and... Learn more

  • 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

  • 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

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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