Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Events July 2022

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Events July 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. Today in our Special Events section, you can find more opportunities to help our reserves.

Special Events

If you would like to become a Docent with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, join the virtual orientation on Saturday, July 16, 2022, from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. There you will discover the many ways to enjoy sharing your love of nature with students and preserve visitors. Sign up at  www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

The Community Outreach Orientation will take place on Sunday, July 31, 2022, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. By attending this one day orientation you will find out how you can help share information about upcoming nature based activities with local community members as an outreach booth greeter at public events. There is no experience needed. Sign up at  www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Special Activities

Nature Walk at George F Canyon will take place on Saturday, July 2, 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 Vicente Bluffs Reserve will take place on Saturday, July 9, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. You can follow the bluff top from Point Vicente to Oceanfront Estates during El Segundo blue butterfly flight season in an area containing restored coastal sage scrub habitat. This is considered an easy walk. To sign up click here.

New Guided Nature Walk at White Point Nature Preserve on Saturday, on July 16, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. Naturalists will guide you along a trail (with amazing ocean views) to discover a unique variety of wildlife in their coastal sage scrub habitat. Meet in front of the Nature Center and come inside to explore after the hike. Parking is in the lot at the dead end of 1600 Paseo del Mar, San Pedro. No Reservations are required.

Family Nature Club Guided Hike will take place at George F Canyon Nature Preserve on Saturday, July 30, 2022, at 9:00 a.m.  You can join a special guided hike at the canyon preserve. They will be exploring the canyon habitat including all the critters and plants that call it home. Meet on the back deck of the George F Canyon Nature Center and come inside to explore after the hike.

Volunteer Activities

Outdoor Volunteer Day will take place at Abalone Cove on Saturday, July 2, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. You will be able to join the conservancy to volunteer at the newest restoration site on a breathtaking coastal reserve helping eradicate invasive weeds to protect native species. Sign up at  www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Outdoor Volunteer Day will take place at Alta Vicente Reserve on Saturday, July 23, 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 gnat catchers.  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, July 30, 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.

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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