Get Involved

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

The Nature Conservancy offers opportunities each year for people to see our preserves.

We have nature walks and hikes spring through fall to our Bluff Mountain Preserve. Bluff can be enjoyed either by participating in one of our scheduled hikes or arranging a private hike, find more information here. The trail is a moderate, 3-mile loop with a 300’ elevation change, traversing the diversity of natural communities that make Bluff an ecological treasure.

For information about wiregrass seed collecting this fall (October-December) and other opportunities in the Sandhills, contact Gretchen Coll at or (910) 246-0300.

Albemarle-Pamlico Sounds
The Nags Head Woods office has work days to help with restoration work and other projects. If you are interested in joining us, please contact Jennifer Gilbreath at or (252) 441-2525.

Southern Blue Ridge
Our Asheville office has spring and summer work days, which include activities like trail maintenance and invasive species removal. For more information on volunteering, please email

Southeast Coastal Plain
For information about projects in and around Wilmington, please contact Mansfield Fisher at or (910) 395-5000 ext. 100. 

Interesting in an internship? Find information on internships for high school and college students on our Careers page.

Special Events

  • "Chasing Coral" Screening & Panel Discussion

    The Lumina Theater: 620 Market Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
    February 25, 2018 - February 25, 2018

    Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to find out why. Watch the trailer here: Join us for a screening of this new documentary fo... 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.



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.