We Need You!
Become a Volunteer
Volunteering with the Conservancy is a rewarding way to give back to the local community and environment. The peninsula is a green oasis in L.A. County, providing volunteers with the opportunity to escape the hustle and stress of the city and enjoy the natural beauty of the area. By giving your time and energy, you will be rewarded with the knowledge you have made a difference and helped the Conservancy fulfill its mission.
acres restored last year
native plants grown in nursery
seedlings planted in 5 key restoration areas
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Help the Conservancy restore vital habitat by planting natives and removing invasive species in various preserves around the peninsula. All volunteer work days are on Saturdays from 9am to 12pm. Training, tools, camaraderie and beautiful scenery are provided. Bring close-toed shoes, water and sun protection. Outdoor workdays will be cancelled if it rains.
This program teaches skills in trail assessment, grading techniques and more for trail projects on the preserves.
Outdoor Volunteer Days
Restore vital habitat by planting natives and removing invasive species on preserved lands
Corporate/ Group Days
Employees from local businesses and members of organizations get together for a day of teamwork outdoors.
Receive special training on native plants and restoration techniques to help lead outdoor volunteer days.
Growing over 60 native species, volunteers help with seed germination, plant propagation, transplanting seedlings, seed cleaning weed removal from containers
Nurture a restoration area on your own, with friends or as part of a group.
Rapid Response Team
Protect important wildlife habitat by helping to close unauthorized trails through trail maintenance, installing signage, fences and more.
Eagle, Silver, & Gold Award Projects
Scouts can coordinate a project with the Conservancy to benefit the preserves.
Volunteers monitoring wildlife on the preserves become adept at reading signs for such animals as the elusive gray fox and provide data for conservation plans. After attending four training workshops in October, monitors conduct weekly surveys on the preserves November to March.
Cactus Wren Tracking
Third Grade & Nature Centers – share your love of nature with students in the classroom or on a field trip and greet visitors enjoying the exhibits at one of two nature centers
Volunteer Trail Watch
Educate Preserve visitors about the area’s unique features and trail protocols while reporting trail conditions
Nature Walk Leaders
Help in the office preparing mailings, research, and with special events. Our office is located at 6118 Palos Verdes Drive S, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275. Please contact Lynn Rotunno at firstname.lastname@example.org