The Nature Conservancy of Oklahoma invites you to enjoy the outdoors – and the places that you've helped us protect. From species surveys and volunteer workdays to hikes and educational presentations, there are many ways to both enjoy and support the work of The Nature Conservancy. Check back often for upcoming events. Additional volunteer opportunities are available via the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve Docent Program.

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Special Events

  • Fall Foliage Hike at Tallgrass Prairie Preserve

    Tallgrass Prairie Preserve (near Pawhuska)
    October 14, 2017

    Join us to experience the vibrant, ever-changing colors of autumn on the prairie. Hike the preserve trails with a knowledgeable guide, and experience the fall splendor of native bottomland forest, crosstimbers, and tallgrass prairie. The mowed trails are generally ... Learn more

  • Hike to Historic Cabin of John Joseph Mathews

    Tallgrass Prairie Preserve (near Pawhuska)
    October 14, 2017

    Join us for a hike to the restored historic cabin of famed Osage author, John Joseph Mathews. Mr. Mathews did most of his writing in his cabin which he called "The Blackjacks". John Joseph Mathews (1894-1979) is considered to be one of the Osage Nation&rs... Learn more

  • Big Ridge Trail Hike

    Four Canyon Preserve (near Arnett)
    October 21, 2017

    See the native landscape of western Oklahoma at Four Canyon Preserve near Arnett. Traverse some of the highest elevations on the property and enjoy sweeping views of the landscape. Our route along a ridge top will offer views of Cinnamon and Horse Canyons and a sce... Learn more

  • Hike to Crinoidal Limestone Bluff

    J.T. Nickel Preserve (near Tahlequah)
    December 09, 2017

    Join us for a challenging hike to the limestone bluffs in the beautiful Ozarks at J.T. Nickel Preserve. Get an up-close view of the different fossils and see crinoids embedded in the limestone layers. This hike is dangerous due to the steep terrain, loose footing, ... Learn more

  • Oklahoma River Volunteer Cleanup

    Downtown OKC along Oklahoma River
    September 09, 2017

    Join us for a volunteer work day along the Oklahoma River near downtown Oklahoma City. This is the our first urban cleanup, so help us set the bar high! We will work to clean up the area and rid it from litter and debris. Supplies and gloves will be provided. Lu... 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.