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Volunteer Trail Watch Program Training

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Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy

The Preserve

Volunteer Trail Watch Program
Like to enjoy the trails? Want to volunteer on the Preserves to protect habitat and
wildlife? Make a difference by becoming a Trail Watch Volunteer!

* Receive certification following two, three-hour training sessions
* Volunteer on the Preserves four hours a month
* Help educate users on the preserve rules and proper trail use
* Offer assistance to those who are lost, need water, etc.
* Submit your observations from the trails online

Hesse Park
29301 Hawthorne Blvd, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

For more information contact: Brittany Goldsmith at

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About Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy


916 Silver Spur Rd, #207, RLLNG HLS EST, CA 90274, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (PVPLC) is to "preserve land and restore habitat for the education and enjoyment of all."


The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (PVPLC) manages over 1600 acres of open space on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, and two nature centers with native plant demonstration gardens. The PVPLC engages volunteers in the development and

maintenance of native plant gardens in order to demonstrate how gardening with native plants is beneficial for the environment. The Native Plant Garden Intern will work under the direction of the Garden Manager and Stewardship Associate to learn about native plant gardening practices to enhance the visual aesthetic of the White Point Native Plant Garden in San Pedro. Tasks will include pruning, mulching, trail repairs, and planting shrubs. All skills will be taught by Garden Manager and tools will be provided.


Currently enrolled in a college or university as a sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student

Experience with horticulture, gardening, or native plants is a plus

Ability to work outdoors all day, lift 40 pounds, and work in a team band individually

This is a paid internship requiring a minimum of 6 hours per week in the garden for 3-month intervals (13 weeks total).

Summer session: June-August

(application due May 15)

Fall session: September-November

(application due August 15)



Sat Jan 29, 2022 - Sat Feb 05, 2022
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM


29301 Hawthorne Boulevardwww.pvplc.volunteerhub.comRancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275



  • Habitat Restoration
  • Botany
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Education
  • Equestrian
  • Outdoor Recreation


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 hour training + 4 hours per month commitment on your won schedule
  • Receive certification following two, three-hour training sessions

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