People make conservation happen

Monitor Northwest wildlife

Through snowtracking and remote camera surveys as part of the Community Wildlife Monitoring Project, our largest volunteer program.

Please contact Community Wildlife Monitoring Project Lead Tanner Humphrey at monitoring@conservationnw.org to sign-up.*

*Note: because of its popularity, new volunteer capacity for the community wildlife monitoring project is limited to a Waitlist. however, don’t HESITATE to contact us to be added to the list or to learn about opportunities that may be AVAILABLE.

Habitat restoration work parties

Help restore native plants and vegetation in key wildlife crossing areas around the state. These planting or invasive plant removal parties typically occur from March through October. Tools and plants provided.

Find more information about our upcoming projects and opportunities in 2024:


Have a large group, organization, or business you’d like to take out for a day of volunteering? Please contact volunteer@conservationnw.org for more information!

Help at our Hope for a Wild Future auction and dinner

Our biggest event of the year, our annual spring auction, helps fund our conservation work and brings together our community of members, supporters, coalition partners and local leaders.

Please contact Membership Associate Katy at auction@conservationnw.org to sign up as an auction volunteer or sponsor.

Outreach and event tabling

Help us get the word out! You can help staff our outreach, community relations and informational tables at events and festivals. Meet new people and share a conservation vision with others!

Please contact outreach@conservationnw.org for more information on outreach opportunities.

Become a WILD NW activist

Sign up for our WILD NW Action Alerts! This “watchdogging” of government actions that affect wildlife and wildlands is crucial for keeping the Pacific Northwest wild and healthy. You can write comments, make a call, or join us at meetings and public hearings. We’ll keep you updated on opportunities by email!

To subscribe, change or update your email settings, you can also contact info@conservationnw.org.

Letters to the Editor

Publishing Letters to the Editor in media outlets effectively reaches engaged citizens, decision-makers, and elected officials. Fire up your computer and write a letter on a regional conservation topic!

For LTE ideas, contacts, talking points, other help or more information, please contact communications@conservationnw.org.

Volunteers working to restore habitat near I-90 Wildlife Crossings. Photo: Alaina Kowitz