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Volunteer Opportunities, Field Trips and Events

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We're looking forward to a busy year of events, outings, and volunteer opportunities. Check this space often for updated listings!  And if you haven’t already, be sure to “like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter to stay up to date on Chapter happenings and share your involvement with friends.

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Special Events

  • Explore the Outdoors

    Huguenot Park & The Community Idea Stations
    10901 Robious Rd
    Richmond, VA 23235
    April 23, 2017

    Join us for a free day of hands-on fun exploring science and nature! Stop by The Nature Conservancy's booth and explore our shorebird activity table.  From April through early September, thousands of birds nest on the beaches of Virginia’s barrier isla... Learn more

  • Clean the Bay Day 2017

    Charlottesville and Rivanna River Watershed
    Cumberland Marsh Preserve (New Kent, VA)
    Eastern Shore
    June 03, 2017

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation and its partners throughout the Commonwealth invite you to help save the Bay by picking up shoreline, waterway, and watershed litter during the 29th Annual Clean the Bay Day on June 3, 2017. Join The Nature Conservancy and our partne... Learn more

  • Brownsville Preserve Workday

    Brownsville Preserve
    Nassawadox, VA
    April 05, 2017

    Volunteers are needed to help with trail and road clearing at our Brownsville Preserve in Nassawadox on the Eastern Shore. Projects will mainly include trimming back vegetation using pole saws, loppers and hand pruners. We may also be making new trails. Volunteers ... Learn more

  • Connect with Nature: Fairfax County Watershed Cleanup

    Fairfax County, VA
    Register Online Here
    April 01, 2017

    Celebrate Earth Month and connect with nature.  Join The Nature Conservancy and Fairfax County Park Authority to clean up your watershed! Sites have filled up quickly, but opportunities are still available at three Fairfax County Parks.  Cub Run REC... Learn more

  • Open Farm Day at Brownsville Preserve

    Brownsville Preserve
    11332 Brownsville Rd.
    Nassawadox, Virginia 23413
    April 22, 2017

    Celebrate Earth Day with the staff and volunteers of The Nature Conservancy's Virginia Coast Reserve at our 2nd Annual Open Farm Day.  This event is free and open to the public. This family-friendly event will offer guided nature tours, children's activities,... Learn more

  • Preserve Stewardship Day : Connect with Nature

    Warm Springs Mountain
    Bear Loop Trail
    April 22, 2017

    Connect with Nature at Warm Springs Mountain Preserve! Join The Nature Conservancy at our Warm Springs Mountain Preserve for an Earth Day Preserve Stewardship Event. Volunteers are needed to plant natives species, install interpretive signage, build a split rail f... Learn more

  • Seagrass Restoration

    Oyster, VA
    May 25, 2017 - June 05, 2017

      The Nature Conservancy, along with several partners in the Seaside Seagrass Community Restoration Program, is once again gearing up for the largest seagrass restoration project in the world! We are looking for volunteer snorkelers and water lovers to colle... Learn more

  • Bird Sign Installation

    Virginia Coast Reserve
    April 15, 2017 - May 01, 2017

    The Nature Conservancy is seeking volunteers to post signs on Virginia Coast Reserve barrier islands which notify visitors about important bird nesting and resting areas. Commitment: One day minimum. Work typically takes place during the week.  This is physical... 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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