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. 

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

Special Events

  • Raleigh March for Science

    Halifax Mall, downtown Raleigh
    April 14, 2018 - April 14, 2018

    We are a community partner for the Raleigh March for Science. GATHER: 9:00 AM on Halifax Mall Connect with activist and community organizations Enjoy hands-on science fun at the Kids for Science CornerRegister to vote thanks to You Ca... Learn more

  • Party for the Pine

    555 E Connecticut Ave, Southern Pines, NC 28387
    April 21, 2018 - April 21, 2018

    The Old Tree is turning 470 this year! Join us Earth Day Weekend 2018 for the annual celebration of the oldest longleaf pine! The Old Tree can be found in the heart of Moore County, NC at Weymouth Woods- Sandhills Nature Preserve. Last year's event attracted 1,... 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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