Events and Volunteering

We are so grateful for our volunteers. They help care for preserves so everyone can enjoy them. They pitch in to restore ailing habitat. And they bring special knowledge and skills to important projects. Volunteering is a great way to make new friends, have a lot of fun and make a real difference for people and nature.

Ready to volunteer with The Nature Conservancy in Maine?

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If you have questions about our volunteer program, please contact us at or call (207) 729-5181.

Events and Volunteer Opportunities
The Nature Conservancy in Maine invites you to join us outdoors, experience some of the places that we’ve helped to protect together, and get your hands dirty! From trail maintenance to special presentations, there are many ways to learn, explore and get involved! Check back often for upcoming events.

Special Events

  • Celebrate the Sheepscot!

    Sheepscot General Store
    98 Townhouse Road, Whitefield, Maine
    April 21, 2018

    Join us on World Fish Migration Day for a family-friendly event about fish migration and healthy rivers. Learn about migratory fishHear from project leaders about the dam removal at Coopers MillsDiscover family fun and craftsEnjoy snacks and beveragesNo RSVP required... Learn more

  • Trail Maintenance Day

    Debsconeag Lakes Wilderness Area
    May 19, 2018

    Join us in the beautiful Debsconeag Lakes Wilderness Area on the Golden Road north of Millinocket as we put the finishing touches on the new Rainbow Loop Trail. We’ll clear brush, ensure the trail is properly blazed, and make some light tread repairs. Volunteer... Learn more

  • Volunteers Needed at Saco Heath!

    Saco Heath Preserve
    May 31, 2018

    Help finish the observation platform we started last year at the end of the boardwalk. Saco Heath is the only known place where Atlantic White Cedar grows in a northern raised bog, and this platform offers a great view of these trees. Construction includes building, ... Learn more

  • Rebuild a Bog Bridge

    Great Wass Island Preserve
    May 10, 2018

    Join Conservancy staff and volunteers for a hands-on project in the beautiful and unique Great Wass Island Preserve. We’ll take apart and rebuild a section of bog bridging on the Little Cape Point Trail. Activities include shuttling lumber a short way to the co... Learn more

  • Help Build a New Trail

    Bradley-Sunkhaze Preserve
    June 02, 2018 - June 02, 2018

    Work alongside Conservancy staff as we convert an old logging road into a hiking trail at our newest preserve. Our goal is to clear brush on approximately 1/4 mile of trail using loppers and hand saws. Volunteers should wear appropriate clothing for changing spring w... 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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