Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Events October 2022

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Events October 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 with wildlife tracking and volunteering.

Special Events

Nature Walk at Filorum Reserve will take place on Saturday, October 8, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. You can walk the Jack’s Hat Trail on the 191 acre reserve linking the Three Sisters and Portuguese Bend Reserves. This wildlife corridor boasts beautiful ocean views and native habitat. This is considered a moderate to strenuous walk. Sign up at https://pvplc.org/calendar-guided-nature-walks.

The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Wildlife Tracking Training will take place on Saturdays October 15th & October 22, 2022, at 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. This outdoor event needs dedicated volunteers who can monitor wild foxes and coyotes in the Palos Verdes Nature Preserve. This is for 16 years and older. This event meets at 30940 Hawthorne Blvd., Rancho Palos Verdes. You can register by clicking here.

Nature & Me Storytime at George F Canyon Nature Center with the Palos Verdes Library District will take place on Friday, October 28, 2022, from 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Here you can join the Palos Verdes Library District for stories, songs and rhymes at the Center. This is recommended for ages 2 to 5. No reservations are required.

Nature Walk Leader Training takes place on Saturdays, October 29 & November 5, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Here you can share your love of nature with your local community by learning how to become a nature walk leader. This will help the conservancy host free nature walks at various trails on the Peninsula on the 2nd Saturday of each month. This is for 18 years & older. You can register by clicking here.

Special Activities

Nature Walk at George F Canyon will take place on Saturday, October 1st, 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.

New Guided Nature Walk at White Point Nature Preserve on Saturday, October 15, 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. Preserve parking available in a gravel lot also at 1600 West Paseo del Mar, San Pedro.

Volunteer Activities

Outdoor Volunteer Day will take place at Abalone Cove on Saturday, October 1st, 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 Saturdays, October 8th & October 29th, 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.

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 Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Wildlife Tracking

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