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 submit a volunteer inquiry form.

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.

Ongoing Special Events

  • Thursday Hikes at Nags Head Woods

    Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve
    701 W. Ocean Acres Drive in Kill Devil Hills
    June 14, 2018 - August 16, 2018

    Join us Thursdays for a slow-paced nature hike. This activity is great for beginners and those who want to learn more about our preserve. We’ll look at butterflies, birds, and the botany of Nags Head Woods and discuss the natural and cultural history of t... 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.