Do you want to experience nature and learn about wild habitats, all while meeting and working alongside others who love nature? The Nature Conservancy has many volunteer opportunities across Wisconsin.
A calendar of our upcoming work parties can be found here. Not sure if work parties are right for you? We occasionally need volunteers in our office! Please fill out a volunteer application to be considered for these opportunities.
Volunteer Application - Adobe Acrobat PDF version
Volunteer Application - MS Word version
For more information or questions, please contact us at WIVolunteer@tnc.org.
KNOW YOUR VOLUNTEER
A retired reference librarian and self-described “bookworm,” Stefanie Moritz is putting her research skills to work for nature! Read more
A folk dancer and a cappella singer, Jan Ketelle began caring for nature at an early age. Today she helps the Conservancy burn prairies, pull garlic mustard, survey for butterflies and much more.
Tom Aranow translates his lifelong love of nature into volunteer work with the Conservancy's fire program.
VOLUNTEER WITH THE NATURE CONSERVANCY IN WISCONSIN
We have some new volunteer opportunities in Madison and at project areas around Wisconsin, which we have posted on Volunteer Match.
Ongoing opportunities include the following:
The Nature Conservancy was built on the dedication of our members and volunteers. Today we still rely on the support of those who are interested in helping the environment and working with others who share their passion for nature. By contributing your time and skills, you will be making a huge difference on the natural communities we've vowed to protect and preserve. Join us and your fellow nature lovers for one our upcoming workdays.
BARABOO HILLS: SAUK COUNTY
Join other volunteers one Saturday each month at a preserve in the Baraboo Hills. Activities include controlling invasive plant species, maintaining hiking trails, tree planting, seed collection, tree monitoring and working on fire breaks. Contact Sherren Clark (608/225-2974 or firstname.lastname@example.org) to be added to the Baraboo opportunities e-mail list.
If you are interested in volunteering to help with land management, please contact our Door Peninsula office in Sturgeon Bay at 920/743-8695 to be added to our email list for notification of land stewardship work parties, which are usually held every other Tuesday.
MUKWONAGO RIVER WATERSHED: WALWORTH/WAUKESHA COUNTIES
If you are interested in volunteering to help with land management, please contact our office in East Troy at 262/642-7276 to be added to our email list for notification of land stewardship work parties.
MILITARY RIDGE: DANE/IOWA COUNTIES
The Nature Conservancy is protecting hundreds of acres of critical habitat for grassland birds in this beautiful rolling landscape dotted with prairie and oak savanna remnants. Contact Jim Lesniak (608-576-3310) for more information on volunteering in Military Ridge.
Volunteer Across America
Traveling to another state and want to volunteer for the Conservancy while you're there?
Tools for Volunteer Land Stewards
Helpful information about invasive species, fire and more for volunteer land stewards.
Be a Digital Volunteer!
Can't join us in person? Here are some other ways to help.
- Run with Team Nature to benefit The Nature Conservancy. Sign up for TeamNature on crowdwise.
- Be a part of our global community and join our Great Places Network to get monthly e-news.
- Follow us on Facebook and share our posts with your friends!