Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Events June 2022

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Events June 2022

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy continues to open its trails for all to enjoy, and in order to do so they need volunteers to help maintain the beauty of our wonderful Peninsula.

Special Activities

Nature Walk at George F Canyon will take place on Saturday, June 4, 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 the Portuguese Bend Reserve will take place on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. You will hike the Reserve by taking Fire Station Trail to the beautiful promontory at Eagle’s Nest and enjoy ocean views while walking through recently restored wildlife habit. This walk is considered strenuous. To sign up click here.

Volunteer Activities

National Trails Day Outdoor Volunteer Day will take place at Abalone Cove on Saturday, June 4, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. You can celebrate National Trails Day with the conservancy by helping to maintain and groom trails that protect habitat from erosion and provide safe enjoyment of the preserves. Sign up at  www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

California Invasive Species Action Week Outdoor Volunteer Day at Alta Vicente Reserve will take place on Saturday, June 11, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. At this location you can help remove invasive plants on this 22 acre restoration site to enable native plants to survive, creating a home for rare cactus wrens and gnatcatchers. And you will have beautiful views of Catalina Island. Sign up at  www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Outdoor Volunteer Day at White Point Nature Preserve will take place on Saturday, June 11, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. 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 to 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.

Outdoor Volunteer Day at Abalone Cove Reserve will take place on Saturday, June 25, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. You will volunteer at the newest restoration site located on a breathtaking coastal reserve and help 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.

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 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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