Welcome Ohio Volunteers! 

When you sign up to volunteer for The Nature Conservancy in Ohio, you will be welcomed into a family of dedicated individuals committed to protecting this state's finest natural areas. 

Find Out How to Get Started

Learn how to register as a volunteer

View Regularly Scheduled Volunteer Projects

Discover what projects we have going on in your neck of the woods.

Special Volunteer Projects 

Please contact Angela Burke at angela.burke@tnc.org for more information about our special volunteer projects!

  • Big Darby Headwaters: Biological monitoring of pollinators. April-October.
  • Edge of Appalachia: Trail maintenance and invasive removal.
  • Kitty Todd: Site clean-up for new tracts added. Flexible schedule.
  • Kitty Todd: Preserve and equipment maintenance. Year round, as needed.  
  • Kitty Todd: Rare species and general biological monitoring. Flexible schedule.
  • Kitty Todd: Stewardship Workday Leader. Weekends March-November.
  • Kitty Todd: Mowing lawn around preserve office. May-September. 
  • Kitty Todd: Native demonstration garden maintenance. April- October. 
  • Kitty Todd: Hike Leader and naturalist. First Saturday of each month May-October.  
  • Oak Openings region (NW Ohio): If you would like to get more involved in the Oak Openings region please contact Ashlee Decker (Ashlee.decker@tnc.org) with the Green Ribbon Initiative.
  • Grand River Conservation Campus: Routine maintenance and construction projects. Flexible schedule.
  • Grand River Conservation Campus: Nature Center staff volunteer at The Dr. James K. Bissell Nature Center in northeast Ohio. Flexible schedule.
  • Great Egret Marsh: Restoration and maintenance, including litter removal, native seed collection, trail maintenance, and mowing. Flexible schedule. Contact Matt Kovach at matthew.kovach@tnc.org.
  • Biological monitoring of amphibians and birds in marshes and wetlands. March-October. If you are interested in becoming a Marsh Monitor Volunteer, go to http://www.ohwetlands.org/marsh-monitoring-training.html for details and registration.
  • Community outreach at local preserves. Flexible schedule.
  • Prescribed Fire Team Member (various preserves). Spring and Fall. Minimum 8 hours/day, 3 days/year.


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