Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy July 2017 Events

Special Events

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Beauty of Nature Film Series: The Big Year, Sunday, July 9th, 5pm – The Big Year (2011; 100 min), a high-flying comedy about the escapades of a trio of competitive bird watchers who vow to win a contest by spotting and recording as many avian species as humanly possible. Cast includes Owen Wilson, Steve Martin, and Jack Black.  Peninsula High School Theater, 27118 Silver Spur Road.  Cost $10 online. Youth 18 and under are free. Tickets: www.pvplc.org.

Wildland Fires in Southern California at White Point Nature Education Center & Preserve, Saturday, July 22nd, 11am – Jon Wren will describe wildland fires, their effects and influence on land development in Southern California.  Free. RSVP to:  www.pvplc.org:  Events & Activities/Whitepoint Presentations or call 310.541.7613.

Impressions Workshop, Sunday, July 23rd, 9am-11am at Terranea Resort.  Enjoy a naturalist-guided coastal hike and family friendly activities along Discovery Trail to Terranea Resort for a children’s art workshop.  All ages welcome.  Cost is $25 per family.  Meet in front of the statue at Pelican Cove Parking area, 31300 Palos Verdes Dr. South, RPV.  For reservations visit www.pvplc.org.

Monthly Activities

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy First Saturday Family Hike at George F Canyon, Saturday, July 1st, 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, July 1st, 9am – 12pm.  Help beautify the native demonstration garden and surrounding habitat.  Sign up at http://pvplc.volunteerhub.com

Guided NATURE WALK by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at La Rotunda/South Shores, Saturday, July 8th, 9amWalk through impressively restored habitat on top of an ancient slide area. Plein air artist will be painting along the route.  Walk only groups will be available led by expert trails users for those who wish to walk without interpretive stops. This is a moderate walk.  Free and open to the public.  For more information, contact (310) 541-7613 ext. 201 or sign up at www.pvplc.org/_events/NatureWalkRSVP.asp.

Outdoor Volunteer Day at Portuguese Bend Reserve, Saturday, July 8th, 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, July 8th, 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.

Full Moon Hike at George F Canyon, Saturday, July 8th 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.

Outdoor Volunteer Day at Alta Vicente Reserve, Saturday, July 15th, 9am – 12pm.  Help restore this unique canyon habitat home to many threatened and endangered wildlife species.  Sign up at www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com. 

Birding with Wild Birds Unlimited at White Point Nature Preserve, Wednesday, July 19th, 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, July 22nd, 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 Native Plant Nursery, Saturday, July 22nd, 9am – 12pm.  Nurture seedlings and grow shrubs for habitat restoration projects all around the Peninsula.  Reservations required by Wednesday, July 19th.  Sign up at www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Native Plant Sale at White Point Nature Preserve, Saturday, July 22nd, 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, July 26th, 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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