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

  • Fire in the Pines 2017

    Halyburton Park in Wilmington, NC
    October 14, 2017 - October 14, 2017

    Fire in the Pines is an annual outdoor festival highlighting the importance of controlled burning in protecting rare plants like the Venus flytrap. Join us for a day of environmental fun with... Fire trucks and a helicopter to tourA scavenger huntHayridesArts & c... 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.