Volunteer with Us

A group of TNC staff and volunteers standing with tools in a forest.
Baraboo Hills volunteer crew: A group of volunteers after a work day. © Caleb Klima / TNC

Get involved with The Nature Conservancy and make a difference to Wisconsin’s lands and waters! We host volunteer events on our nature preserves year-round. Help control invasive species, plant trees and restore forests, maintain trails, and more!

If you’re looking for volunteer opportunities from home or in our office, please fill out our brief volunteer interest form or contact us directly. We occasionally have volunteer projects such as front desk service, photography, event staffing, or conservation project work.

Note: As of October 2021, we have updated our safety protocols and restrictions for volunteer events. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, volunteer events remain limited in size and are conducted in accordance with safety protocols. Please check back on this page for future events or updates.

Feel free to contact us with any questions at WIVolunteer@tnc.org!

Volunteer for nature in Wisconsin Volunteers plant trees, collect native seeds, pull invasive species, and more.

Statewide Contacts

If you’d like to speak up for nature on important state and federal policy and funding issues related to our lands and waters, sign up for our Great Places email newsletter and watch this page for important Action Alerts.

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Don’t see an upcoming event that’s right for you? Fill out our volunteer interest form and we’ll get in touch.

Community Science Opportunities

Volunteer online or from a yard or park near you! Here are a few suggested programs for you and your family to get involved and contribute to community science.

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    You can choose a tree or plant in your yard or neighborhood. Record how it changes and grows through the season and submit your observations. Start observing

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    Journey North

    Help track the migration of animals like monarch butterflies and robins by recording sightings near you. Check out the amazing maps of animal movements. Get started

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    Contribute to projects from your computer. We especially recommend DNR’s Snapshot Wisconsin project, where you can sort through and help identify trail camera photos of animals. Discover, teach and learn

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    Wisconsin First Detector Network

    Learn about invasive species in Wisconsin and help spot and report them in neighborhoods or parks near you. Online training is available. Take action against invasive species

Join Us

Join our Great Places News email list for news and Action Alerts on Wisconsin conservation topics. Help speak up for nature in Wisconsin!