Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy June 2017 Events

Special Events

Nature & Me Storytime: Stories, Songs, Rhythm and Rhymes at George F Canyon Nature Center, Friday, June 9th, 9:30am-10am. Share the joy of reading with your children and introduce them to the beauty of our natural surroundings. Geared for 2-5 years.  For reservations visit www.pvplc.org.

George F Canyon Docent Training at George F Canyon Nature Center, Saturday, June 10th, 9am – 12pm. This charming nature center needs docent assistance to staff the center during open hours and to help with special events. Sign up at http://pvplc.volunteerhub.com

White Point Docent Training at White Point Nature Education Center, Saturday, June 17th, 9am – 12pm.  Help run our dynamic White Point Nature Education Center.  From school programs to plant sales, we need assistance running a variety of fun events. Sign up at http://pvplc.volunteerhub.com

Local Paleo History at White Point Nature Education Center & Preserve, Saturday, June 24th, 11am – Austin Hendy talks about fossils and mollusks.  Discover more about the variety of life in the habitats and ecosystems around us. Free. RSVP to:  www.pvplc.org:  Events & Activities/Whitepoint Presentations or call 310.541.7613.

Monthly Activities

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy First Saturday Family Hike at George F Canyon, Saturday, June 3rd, 9am Bring your family and join our naturalist guide to discover habitat, wildlife and more on an easy hike up the canyon with amazing views of the city.  Free.  All ages welcome.  For more information, contact (310) 547-0862 or RSVP at: www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities.

Outdoor Volunteer Day at White Point Nature Preserve, Saturday, June 3rd, 9am – 12pm.  Help beautify the native demonstration garden and surrounding habitat.  Sign up at http://pvplc.volunteerhub.com

Full Moon Hike at George F Canyon, Friday, June 9th with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy. Explore nocturnal sights with an expert naturalist under a full moon at the George F Canyon Nature Preserve.  Must be age 9 and up.  $12 per person.  Reservations required at www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities.

Guided NATURE WALK by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at Alta Vicente Reserve, Saturday, June 10th, 9amExplore 15-acre restoration site with cactus wren and gnatcatcher habitat with beautiful views of Catalina Island. This is a moderate to strenuous walk.  Free and open to the public.  For more information, contact (310) 541-7613  or sign up at www.pvplc.org/_events/NatureWalkRSVP.asp.

Outdoor Volunteer Day at Portuguese Bend Reserve, Saturday, June 10th, 9am – 12pm.  Help restore important wildlife habitat while looking out at a beautiful view.  Sign up at www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Stories, Songs and More for All at the White Point Nature Education Center, Saturday, June 10th, 10amShare the joy of storytelling with your children and introduce them to the beauty of the natural surroundings. Your family will enjoy spending time with retired Children’s Librarian Carla Sedlacek for stories and activities featuring nature themes, exciting props and songs. Free. 1600 W. Paseo del Mar in San Pedro. RSVP at: www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities.

Outdoor Volunteer Day at Native Plant Nursery, Saturday, June 17th, 9am – 12pm.  Nurture seedlings and grow shrubs for habitat restoration projects all around the Peninsula.  Reservations required by Wednesday, June 14th.  Sign up at www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Birding with Wild Birds Unlimited at White Point Nature Preserve, Wednesday, June 21st, 8:30am. Explore the birds making a home in the restored habitat at this beautiful preserve.  Binoculars supplied for beginners.  The program is free.  All ages welcome.  White Point Nature Preserve is located at 1600 W. Paseo del Mar in San Pedro. RSVP at:  www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities.

Guided Nature Walk at the White Point Nature Preserve, Saturday, June 24th, 9am. Visit White Point Nature Preserve and attend a Naturalist-guided hike. Enjoy coastal views and learn more about the plants, animals, restoration area and more! White Point Nature Preserve located at 1600 W. Paseo del Mar in San Pedro. Meet at the information kiosk between parking lot and Nature Center.  For more information call (310) 541-7613 or RSVP at: www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities.

Outdoor Volunteer Day at Alta Vicente Reserve, Saturday, June 24th, 9am – 12pm.  Help restore this unique canyon habitat home to many threatened and endangered wildlife species.  Sign up at www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Native Plant Sale at White Point Nature Preserve, Saturday, June 24th, 12pm – 2pmPlants sold on first-come, first-serve basis. White Point Nature Preserve located at 1600 W. Paseo del Mar in San Pedro.  For more information call (310) 541-7613.

Birding with Wild Birds Unlimited at George F Canyon presented by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Wednesday, June 28th, 8:30am Explore the birds in nesting season making a home in the canyon.  The program is free and all ages welcome.  Location: 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rolling Hills Estates 90274. RSVP at:  www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities.

Outdoor Volunteer Days at Native Plant Nursery, Monday – Friday9am.  Enjoy nurturing seedlings and help shrubs grow for habitat restoration projects.  Must RSVP 48 hours in advance. Sign up at www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com

Rapid Response Team, Fridays and Saturdays, 9am – 12pm. Work alongside Conservancy staff protecting important wildlife habitat by closing unauthorized trails! Task include trail maintenance, building fence, installing signage and more! We work at various locations around the Preserve where work is most needed. Directions to sites emailed upon sign up. No experience needed. 15 and up. http://pvplc.volunteerhub.com

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