The Nature Conservancy
620 East Ohio Street Indianapolis, IN 46202
Active Opportunities (3)
Salem, IN 47167
The Nature Conservancy in Indiana is looking for a dedicated volunteer to be the eyes and ears of our Henderson Park preserve in Washington County. This 400-acre preserve features upland oak forests, waterfalls, karst cave features, and limestone glades. Glade habitats support forest interior birds, the federally endangered Indiana bat, and cave communities. An array of spring ephemerals and summer prairie plants blanket the understory and make for wonderful spring and summer views. As a preserve monitor, you will assist our stewardship staff between their regular visits. Your work and observations will help Henderson Park be welcoming and well-maintained for other visitors to enjoy! Duties may include: -Walking the 2-mile trail at least once a month to observe the condition of the trail, parking area, signs, and boundaries. -Cutting back branches that have grown over the trail using pruners or loppers (no chainsaws). -Moving small branches and debris off trails. -Picking up and disposing of trash and litter found on the trail and on roadsides. -Taking photos of issues that may need to be addressed by staff. -Monitoring preserve for illegal ATV use or evidence such as tire tracks. -Reporting findings to Conservancy staff after each visit. Staff will discuss any issues and develop a plan to address them. -Tracking your time and tasks so your efforts can be included in our annual volunteer reports. -May also assist Conservancy staff with other trail maintenance and stewardship tasks as needed.
Date Posted: Jul 18, 2023
Indianapolis, IN 46202
The Nature Conservancy in Indiana is seeking a Volunteer Video Editor to support its marketing team. This role will help us create more social media-ready clips made from existing video. If you have experience with editing video footage and managing video files, this role is a great way to strengthen your skills and add to your resume. The volunteer will edit videos, create shorter 10- and 15-second clips, clip highlights together, and organize video footage. This can be done remotely or at the Indianapolis TNC office. This volunteer role will work closely with the marketing team. The volunteer will learn about TNC's work, network with staff, and strengthen skills in video editing, all while helping TNC tackle the most pressing environmental issues of our day. Time Commitment: 5-15 hours/month, ongoing Day of Week: Any Location: Indianapolis office or remote Duties may include: -Edit pre-existing video footage -Create and edit clips of video to highlight top concerns or priorities -Organize extensive video footage files -Manage video files for storage and searchability -Fulfilling priorities for content set by the marketing team -Support the video needs of the marketing team as needed Desired experience or background: -Minimum one years experience with Adobe Premier Pro -Experience with other video editing software a plus -Strong understanding of effective video and social mediastorytelling -Comfortable with essential computer tools -Detail-oriented and able to meet deadlines -Able to understand and follow policies and procedures -Comfortable working alone
Date Posted: Sep 1, 2023
Laconia, IN 47135
Help land steward Ryan Goetz and The Nature Conservancy with removing invasive shrubs from Mosquito Creek Glade in Harrison County! Invasive species pose a significant threat to this ecosystem and many other natural areas in Indiana. Out-competing native species, invasives reduce biodiversity and cause habitat lose for Indiana’s native insects, birds, and other animals. Come be a part of the solution at this family-friendly Weed Wrangle. Volunteers of all ages are welcome as this is a great service activity for Scouts and kids wanting to give back to their local natural areas! All supplies and instructions are provided, as is bottled water and granola bars. Please come prepared with drinking water, closed-toed working shoes, and weather-appropriate layers. Please sign up so we know to expect you: Weed Wrangle at Mosquito Creek If you have questions, please contact Esme Barniskis at firstname.lastname@example.org. Note: this event is at 9am Eastern time.
Date Posted: Jul 18, 2023
To preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.
The Nature Conservancy in Indiana's Indianapolis office exists to support our field offices performing on-the-ground conservation across the state. There are six field offices spanning four ecoregions, and our chapter has between 40-70 employees, depending on the season. The Indianapolis office houses our finance, philanthropy, human resources, government relations, land protection and science/stewardship departments. Working together, The Nature Conservancy in Indiana identifies unique ecosystems and threats to those ecosystems by acquiring lands, mitigating threats, and restoring historical landscapes to a more natural state.
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