Conservation Volunteers having fun in Alberta. Photo by Brent Calver

Conservation Volunteers having fun in Alberta. Photo by Brent Calver

Find a Conservation Volunteer Event Near You

From butterfly and bird inventories to cleaning up beaches and removing invasive species, we offer a variety of events to suit your interests.

In light of the current situation around the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and in an abundance of caution, all public, in-person events, including Conservation Volunteers, are postponed for the remainder of 2020.

There are still so many ways to get involved virtually, check out one of the events below or click here to learn how you can bring nature home.

Upcoming volunteer events

  • Volunteer using a smartphone at a NCC BioBlitz event. Photo by Brent Calver.
    NCC’s Big Backyard BioBlitz: Prince Edward Island
    August 24, 2020

    Prince Edward Island wide

    Grab your smartphone or camera and contribute to online community science by searching for plants, animals and insects in your backyard or local green space.

  • Volunteer using a smartphone at a NCC BioBlitz event. Photo by Brent Calver.
    NCC’s Big Backyard BioBlitz: Nova Scotia
    August 24, 2020

    Nova Scotia wide

    Grab your smartphone or camera and contribute to online community science by searching for plants, animals and insects in your backyard or local green space.

  • Volunteer using a smartphone at a NCC BioBlitz event. Photo by Brent Calver.
    NCC’s Big Backyard BioBlitz: Quebec
    August 24, 2020

    Quebec wide

    Grab your smartphone or camera and contribute to online community science by searching for plants, animals and insects in your backyard or local green space.

  • Volunteer using a smartphone at a NCC BioBlitz event. Photo by Brent Calver.
    NCC’s Big Backyard BioBlitz: British Columbia
    August 24, 2020

    British Columbia wide

    Grab your smartphone or camera and contribute to online community science by searching for plants, animals and insects in your backyard or local green space.

  • Volunteer using a smartphone at a NCC BioBlitz event. Photo by Brent Calver.
    NCC’s Big Backyard BioBlitz: Saskatchewan
    August 24, 2020

    Saskatchewan wide

    Grab your smartphone or camera and contribute to online community science by searching for plants, animals and insects in your backyard or local green space.

  • Volunteer and NCC staff identify a plant during a bioblitz in Alberta (Photo by Brent Calver)
    NCC's Big Backyard BioBlitz: Alberta
    August 24, 2020

    Alberta wide

    Join a coast to coast community science project in Alberta from August 24th to 30th!

  • Volunteer using a smartphone at a NCC BioBlitz event. Photo by Brent Calver.
    NCC’s Big Backyard BioBlitz: New Brunswick
    August 24, 2020

    New Brunswick wide

    Grab your smartphone or camera and contribute to online community science by searching for plants, animals and insects in your backyard or local green space.

  • Volunteer using a smartphone at a NCC BioBlitz event. Photo by Brent Calver.
    NCC’s Big Backyard BioBlitz: Newfoundland & Labrador
    August 24, 2020

    Newfoundland & Labrador wide

    Grab your smartphone or camera and contribute to online community science by searching for plants, animals and insects in your backyard or local green space.

  • Volunteer using a smartphone at a NCC BioBlitz event. Photo by Brent Calver.
    NCC’s Big Backyard BioBlitz: Manitoba
    August 24, 2020

    Manitoba wide

    Grab your smartphone, tablet or camera and contribute to online community science by searching for plants, animals and insects in your backyard or local green space.

  • The Wildpaths maritimes project is a citizen science project that helps protect wildlife by using the iNaturalist app. (Photo by NCC)
    NCC's Big Backyard BioBlitz: Ontario
    August 24, 2020

    Ontario wide

    Grab your smartphone or camera and contribute to online community science by searching for plants, animals and insects in your backyard or local green space.

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