Field Trips and Events

Natural State Events

We love to share our love of the outdoors. The Nature Conservancy periodically offers field trips, volunteer work days and other events, and we encourage you to join us. Get out and see what your support makes possible!

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Special Events

  • Smith Creek Preserve Hike and Dedication

    Smith Creek Preserve
    Newton County
    April 7, 2017

    Join the Conservancy and Buffalo River Foundation to celebrate the latest addition to Smith Creek Preserve and the many generous supporters who made it happen, including lead donor Tyson Foods, Inc. After a few remarks, we’ll hike and enjoy the vibrant wildflow... Learn more

  • Plein Air at the Preserve - Painting Field Trip at the Ranch

    Ranch North Woods Preserve
    Little Rock, AR
    May 13, 2017

    Join us for a day of art and fresh air! Local artist and teacher Jeannie Guthrie will set up at a beautiful spot on Ranch North Woods Preserve with breathtaking views of Pinnacle Mountain and the Little Maumelle River. Bring your creative spirit and artistic touch to... Learn more

  • Rob and Melani Walton Nature Preserve Hike

    Rob and Melani Walton Nature Preserve
    Garfield, Arkansas
    April 29, 2017

    Looking for a fun place to explore in Northwest Arkansas? Then look no further than the Rob and Melani Walton Nature Preserve. Join us as we explore and hike the trails at the preserve and catch some beautiful views of Beaver Lake.  We ask that those interested... Learn more

  • Archey Fork Restoration Tour and Bluffton Preserve Swim

    Clinton, AR
    June 16, 2017

    Help us say hello to summer by splashing around in a cool river. Join us as we explore the Archey Fork of the Little Red River with a tour of the restoration site in Clinton and a picnic and swim down the road at Bluffton Preserve. Inner tubes will be provided! ... Learn more

  • Grassy Lake Float

    Bell Slough Wildlife Management Area
    May 26, 2017

    The Grassy Lake Water Trail is one of our favorite Arkansas water trails, and we would love to give you a tour, by boat of course! The flatwater trail winds through cypress-tupelo lakes and sloughs and provides great opportunities to catch a glimpse of wildlife. To r... Learn more

  • Ranch North Woods Float and Hike

    Ranch North Woods
    Little Rock, Arkansas
    March 24, 2017

    Join us for a quick getaway at Ranch North Woods Preserve. We will paddle around the Little Maumelle, check out the preserve’s latest addition—a floating camping platform—and enjoy the view of Pinnacle Mountain. We guarantee you will feel a million ... 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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