Learn and Share in Environmental Education Nursery


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Watershed InsituteB street, Bldg. 42California State University Monterey BaySeaside, CA 93955


Have you ever worked with plants, nurseries or gardens? Would you like to learn more about caring for Monterey native plant species? Do you have time to dedicate to ensure hands-on environmental education for Monterey and Salinas students?

Return of the Natives Restoration Education Project (R.O.N.) invites you to become a Docent of Native Species every Tuesday from 10:30am to 12:30pm. R.O.N.’s nursery is comprised of 3 greenhouses, outdoor garden and potting space and shaded outdoor plant spaces - home to thousands of plants each season! R.O.N.’s D.O.N.S. upkeep of this important life-source that brings native plant species to local school gardens and community out planting events.

Activities include - seed sowing, transplanting young plants, putting together greenhouse and nursery architecture, and maintenance of young plants. Our nursery is located next to Parking Lot 42 and the Watershed Institute on CSUMB’s campus at 100 Campus Center, Building 42, Seaside, CA 93955.

*If under the age of 18 please have your parent or guardian sign a waiver prior to the event, found at https://csumb.edu/ron/service-event-calendar

*Please RSVP to Lauren Krohmer at lkrohmer@csumb.edu or (831)582-3686


  • Environmental Education
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Gardening
  • Botany

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • up to 2 hours per week
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