Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Events February 2022

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Events February 2022

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy is continuing to open its trails for all to enjoy. This is also a great time to consider volunteer opportunities to help maintain the beauty of our wonderful Peninsula.

Special Activities

Nature Walk at George F Canyon will take place on Saturday, February 5, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. and will be guided by a trained naturalist.  You will discover a unique variety of wildlife in their canyon habitat while enjoying amazing views of the LA Basin. You meet on the back patio of the George F Canyon Nature Center at 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rolling Hills Estates. No RSVP is required.  

Nature Walk at Abalone Cove Reserve will take place on Saturday, February 12, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. This walk features the secluded Sacred Cove, situated between Portuguese Point and Inspiration Point, with its wonderful rock formation edged with tide pools and a channel into a sea cave. This walk is considered moderate to strenuous. Parking is $6 for the first two hours. To sign up click here.

Virtual Family Nature Club will be discussing Whales on Saturday, February 19, 2022, at 9:00 a.m.  You can join the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy as they swim into the topic of whales! You will learn about our local migrating whales and do a whale-ly fun craft. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. To sign up click here.

Volunteer Activities

Outdoor Volunteer Day at Abalone Cove Reserve will take place on Saturdays February 5th & February 26th, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. You can volunteer at the newest restoration site on a breathtaking coastal reserve by helping eradicate invasive weeds to protect native species. Sign up at  www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com. Abalone Cove Reserve is located at 5970 Palos Verdes Drive South, Rancho Palos Verdes.

Outdoor Volunteer Day at Alta Vicente Reserve will take place on Saturday, February 12, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. You will help restore the native habitat on the 22 acre restoration site to create a home for rare cactus wrens and ghatcatchers while enjoying beautiful views of Catalina Island. Sign up at  www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.  Alta Vicente Reserve is located at 30940 Hawthorne Blvd., Rancho Palos Verdes.

Outdoor Volunteer Day at White Point Nature Preserve will take place on February 19, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Make a difference by helping the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy remove invasive grasses to enable rare coastal sage scrub habitat to thrive as a home of local native plants and wildlife. Sign up at  www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.  White Point Nature Preserve is located at 1600 W. Paseo del Mar, San Pedro.

Rapid Response Team will take place on Fridays & Saturdays, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. You will work alongside conservancy staff protecting important wildlife habitat by closing unauthorized trails. The tasks include trail maintenance, building fences, installing signage, and more. No experience is needed and volunteers can be 15 years of age and up. You will be working at various locations and you can volunteer by going to  www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

To read my prior article on Palos Verdes Hikes and Trails, click here.

Photo courtesy of Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy

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