Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy August 2017 Events

Special Events

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Trail Crew Training, Saturday, August 12th, 9am – 12pm.  Join our indoor intro class to learn more about how you can help improve Peninsula trails while enjoying nature and getting a healthy workout!  PVP Land Conservancy Office, 916 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates 90274.  18 years+. Training, tools and work shirt provided.  RSVP:  www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Presentation, Amazing Honeybees, Saturday, August 26th, 11am at White Point Nature Education Center & Preserve.   Join Nicole Palladino, Founder, Beequilibrium to celebrate National Honeybee Day who will explain the importance of bees to the food chain. 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, August 5th, 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 Portuguese Bend Reserve, Saturday, August 5th, 9am – 12pm.  Help restore important wildlife habitat while looking out at a beautiful view! Sign up at http://pvplc.volunteerhub.com

Full Moon Hike at George F Canyon, Sunday, August 6th 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 George F Canyon, Saturday, August 12th, 9amWander along a willow-filled canyon stream with coastal sage scrub restored habitat.  Look down on the Peninsula’s rare Catalina Schist from one of the few places you can see the rock exposed.  This is an easy to 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 White Point Nature Preserve, Saturday, August 12th, 9am – 12pm.  Help beautify the native demonstration garden and surrounding habitat. Sign up at www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Stories, Songs and More for All at the White Point Nature Education Center, Saturday, August 12th, 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.

Birding with Wild Birds Unlimited at White Point Nature Preserve, Wednesday, August 16th, 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.

Outdoor Volunteer Day at Alta Vicente Reserve, Saturday, August 19th, 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 George F Canyon presented by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Wednesday, August 23rd, 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.

Guided Nature Walk at the White Point Nature Preserve, Saturday, August 26th, 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, August 26th, 9am – 12pm.  Nurture seedlings and grow shrubs for habitat restoration projects all around the Peninsula.  Reservations required by Wednesday, August 23rd.  Sign up at www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Native Plant Sale at White Point Nature Preserve, Saturday, August 26th, 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.

Native Plant Nursery Volunteer Days, 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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