Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Events August 2022

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Events August 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 the Special Events section, you can find more opportunities to help our reserves.

Special Events

Nature Walk at Ocean Trails Reserve will take place on Saturday, August 13, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. You can walk through impressively restored habitat which is on top of an ancient slide area that has spectacular bluff to ocean views that are well worth the visit. Easy to moderate. Sign up at https://pvplc.org/calendar-guided-nature-walks.

The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy trail Crew intro Class will take place on Saturday, August 13, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. You can join the conservancy for an introductory class to learn how to maintain the Peninsula’s trails. you will learn about trail building and maintenance from a nationally recognized trail expert. Following the course, there will be two Saturdays for the in field training and experience. They will focus on various techniques for erosion repair, building rock walls, proper pruning and more. No experience is needed for the introductory course. Ages are 18 and over. Masks are required for the indoor class at this time. Sign up at  www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Special Activities

Nature Walk at George F Canyon will take place on Saturday, August 6, 2020, 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.

New Guided Nature Walk at White Point Nature Preserve on Saturday, August 20, 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.

Volunteer Activities

Outdoor Volunteer Day will take place at Abalone Cove on Saturdays, August 6, and August 27, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. You can help the conservancy by volunteering 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, August 13, 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, August 13, 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 must 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 White Point Education Center

Share: