A group of volunteers holding flat containers of small plants pose together on the Kankakee Sands prairie.
Milkweed planting There's always something to see and do in nature! © Alyssa Nyberg/TNC

Stories in Indiana

Volunteer in Indiana

Join the volunteer community making a difference for conservation in Indiana!

Welcome to the volunteering hub for The Nature Conservancy in Indiana!

We’re delighted that you want to get involved and give your time to help preserve the diverse landscapes and waterways of our Hoosier state.

This webpage is intended to be your central resource for finding volunteering opportunities and getting in contact with the Indiana volunteer team. To learn more, scroll through the sections or select a tab that will take you directly to a specific topic. 

Volunteering for Nature (4:45) TNC volunteer Cindy Leffelman loves trails and working with other volunteers; she's put her passion into trailmaking at nature preserves in Indiana. What's your passion for nature?

Volunteer Calendar

This volunteer calendar includes TNC workdays as well as Weed Wrangles. Click the link to open it and view opportunities across the state. Each event on the calendar includes details about the event, location and times and how to RSVP. Calendar isn’t working? Email Esmé Barniskis and she’ll get it sorted out.  


TNC volunteer Cindy Leffler hikes the forest at Green's Bluff nature preserve.
Cindy Leffelman Volunteer Cindy Leffelman at Green's Bluff nature preserve. © Fauna Creative

Get Started

Volunteers are integral in helping us accomplish our conservation mission to protect the lands and waters on which all life depends, so thank you for your interest. Use this Volunteer Interest Form so that we can better accommodate your skills and interests with our volunteer opportunities.

Volunteer Opportunities

Contact Us

Esmé Barniskis (she/her/hers)
Volunteer and Events Specialist
(920) 763-6762