Volunteer with INLC

What kind of volunteer project are you looking for? We have opportunities indoors and out – from one-day projects to longer-term commitments. There’s bound to be something that works for you!

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Learn about some of the projects INLC has accomplished recently

We protect land that feeds water into our aquifer, shorelines of the Coeur d’Alene River, Lake Pend Oreille, Lake Spokane, and the Little Spokane River. We manage preserve areas on Reardan Lake, in Mead, and between Palisades Park and Riverside State Park. Engaging the community with the lands we protect and care for allows us to protect even more land, helping to ensure a better future for our community–humans and native plants and animals. Be part of protecting clean air, clean water, wildlife habitat, and special places for people to enjoy.

Trail Work Parties

The Conservancy needs your help building and maintaining accessible trails on our preserves. Trail work is a rewarding way to engage with nature and contribute to local land and recreation. Our expert staff will educate you on trail building tasks and techniques. Volunteers of all skill levels are welcome and tools are provided. All you need to bring is a lunch, a bottle of water, and your enthusiasm for leaving your mark on lasting trails.


Hike Docent Program

Connect people to the lands and waters of the Inland Northwest by leading hikes for the Conservancy! As a Hike Docent you will have the opportunity to share your passion for our local natural spaces with others in the community. Our Hike Docents not only become more personally connected to the land, but play a critical role in showing our members and those just learning about our mission what our work looks like firsthand.

Register to attend a guided hike on our events page.

Landing Page for Current Docents

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Field Fridays

Want to spend some time with the Stewardship Crew and learn a bit more about the lands Inland Northwest Land Conservancy has protected? The first Friday of each month will be dedicated to exploring important conservation lands, completing our annual monitoring of the property, and doing a restoration project. As we walk and work, we’ll learn about subjects like noxious weeds, local geology, wildlife biology, aquatic ecology, local history, and more!

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Land Steward Program

The Conservation Community (that’s you!) has helped Inland Northwest Land Conservancy to conserve over 20,000 acres of the Inland Northwest to protect existing habitat from development! One of the ways you can help enhance these protected lands is by becoming a Volunteer Land Steward. Stewards will design and complete restoration projects, educate public land users, and note trends on the land.

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