Field Trips and Events

There are so many ways to get involved with nature. Choose the path that’s right for you.

Get Involved!

Connect With Nature and join us for a volunteer workday or event.

Can't find an event near you? Be a digital volunteer:

The Conservancy in Missouri offers free events throughout the year.  Check back regularly to find out what's happening in your area!

Special Events

  • The Nature Conservancy Presents:
    Behind the Lens with Matt Miles

    Springfield Conservation Nature Center
    4601 S Nature Center Way, Springfield, MO 65804
    May 11, 2018

    The Nature Conservancy in Missouri presents Behind the Lens by award-winning wildlife photographer Matt Miles, Friday May 11, 2018 at 1pm in the Auditorium of the Springfield Conservation Nature Center. During this one-hour presentation, Matt will describe many of th... Learn more

  • Keeping the Farm in the Family:
    Succession Planning Workshop

    Carter Country Nutrition Center
    #16 Ball Park Road, Van Buren, MO
    March 27, 2018

    If you own and care for a farm or forest, you probably have strong feelings about leaving your land in good condition for the next generation. But, have you shared your passion and vision with those loved ones you intend to pass your land onto?  Join us on Tuesd... Learn more

  • Prairie Chicken Viewing at Dunn Ranch Prairie

    Dunn Ranch Prairie (Harrison County, MO)
    March 29, 2018 - April 22, 2018

    Prairie Dancers  The Nature Conservancy and The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer the public a chance to watch prairie chickens “booming” in the their sunrise mating dance at Dunn Ranch. Prairie chickens are endangered in Missouri ... Learn more

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Zahorsky Woods Clean-up Day!

    Zahorsky Woods Preserve
    Located north of Steelville in Crawford County, MO.
    April 07, 2018

    CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS:Join us for a Spring clean up day at our Zahorsky Woods preserve.Be part of the team to help us clean up Zahorsky Woods, located near Steelville. This beautiful piece of land is located on the banks of the Meramec river and impacts the water qu... Learn more

Hoar Frost at Dunn Ranch Prairie

Experience Great Places Online

Get the latest conservation updates when you sign up for our free e-newsletter.


Stay Updated

Learn about the places you love and find out how you can help by signing up for Nature eNews.

I'm already on the list Read our privacy policy

Thank you for joining our online community!

We'll be in touch soon with more Nature Conservancy news, updates, and exciting stories.