Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are not currently holding our regularly scheduled volunteer events. Some individual volunteer fieldwork is occurring with safety precautions and under the direction of our volunteer leaders and staff. Please check back on this page for updates on resumption of our volunteer events, and we appreciate your understanding.
Get involved with The Nature Conservancy and make a difference to Wisconsin’s lands and waters! We host volunteer events on our nature preserves year-round. Help control invasive species, plant trees and restore forests, maintain trails, and more!
If you’re looking for volunteer opportunities from home or in our office, please fill out our brief volunteer interest form or contact us directly. We occasionally have volunteer projects such as front desk service, photography, event staffing, or conservation project work.
Work days are held on the first Saturday of every month, along with most Wednesdays. Contact Sherren Clark (email@example.com or 608-225-2974) to join the email list for Baraboo volunteer work parties.
Work days are held on the second Saturday of every month. Contact Jim Lesniak (608-576-3310) for more information or to RSVP.
Contact our office at 262-642-7276 to inquire about upcoming opportunities.
Work days are held in partnership with the Door County Land Trust every Tuesday. For more information, contact our Northeast Wisconsin office at 920-743-8695.
Work days are held on the first Saturday of every other month through the DNR State Natural Areas volunteer program. Contact Alex Wenthe at 608-282-5403 or firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more or to RSVP.
Don’t see an upcoming event that’s right for you? Fill out our volunteer interest form and we’ll get in touch.
Community Science Opportunities
Volunteer online or from a yard or park near you! Here are a few suggested programs for you and your family to get involved and contribute to community science.
You can choose a tree or plant in your yard or neighborhood. Record how it changes and grows through the season and submit your observations. Start observing
Help track the migration of animals like monarch butterflies and robins by recording sightings near you. Check out the amazing maps of animal movements. Get started
Contribute to projects from your computer. We especially recommend DNR’s Snapshot Wisconsin project, where you can sort through and help identify trail camera photos of animals. Discover, teach and learn
Wisconsin First Detector Network
Learn about invasive species in Wisconsin and help spot and report them in neighborhoods or parks near you. Online training is available. Take action against invasive species
Search for more citizen science projects in your location or interest area from a large database. Help advance scientific research
Thank You, Volunteers!
Join our Great Places News email list for news and Action Alerts on Wisconsin conservation topics. Help speak up for nature in Wisconsin!