Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Restoration Event February 12

Join us in our habitat restoration project in San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve. Your help is needed as we restore 38 acres of coastal sage scrub habitat, home to a federally endangered bird, the California Gnatcatcher.

Wear comfortable clothing and shoes, a hat, and get ready for hands-on fun in the soil! You can help restoration team members remove invasive species. That will help the newly planted seedlings local to the area, including California buckwheat, spiny redberry, bush monkeyflower, and indigenous grasses that provide nectar, pollen, and seeds for hungry butterflies, insects, birds, and other animals.

Thank you for helping us in this 3-year project funded by the Wildlife Conservation Board.

Reserve Your Spot
  • Date & Time

    February 12, 2022, 9 am - 12 pm

  • Ages

    Ages 6+ (minors with guardians)
    All volunteers must present proof of COVID-19 vaccination

  • Location

    Meet-up location shared prior to the event. Registration required.

  • Terrain

    Uneven path with some steep inclines. Dress for outdoor on-the-ground volunteering.

  • Cost

    Free (Donations welcome)

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Restoration Event February 12

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