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Outdoor Volunteer Day: Alta Vicente Reserve

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Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy



Quick Overview: Please join us for our Outdoor Volunteer Day from 9am to 12pm at Alta Vicente Reserve! We will be working to remove invasive weeds which degrade important wildlife habitat and will be replacing them with native, drought tolerant plants! Please meet us at the Alta Vicente trailhead next to St Paul's Lutheran Church at 31290 Palos Verdes Dr W, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275. Please do not park in the church parking lot. Park on the street. Extra parking can be found in Golden Cove Shopping Center.



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



Impact: With over 80% of coastal sage scrub habitat degraded or destroyed, community-based habitat restoration is essential in assisting ecosystem recovery and providing a home for local wildlife.



Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities: We will be working outdoors from 9am- 12pm, so please wear closed-toed shoes, sun protection and be sure to bring drinking water and a snack. A reusable water bottle is recommended. Large groups (of 10 or more) are welcome with 48 hours notice.

Thank you for volunteering to conserve the Palos Verdes Peninsula!



Requirements: Please wear closed-toed shoes, sun protection and be sure to bring drinking water and a snack. A reusable water bottle is recommended.

Volunteers under the age of 18 will need to bring and have signed by a parent/guardian a Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors. The form can be found on L.A. Works website Q&A section.



All volunteers participating in this volunteer opportunity should adhere to the health and safety guidelines outlined here: https://www.laworks.com/health-and-safety

By clicking "Sign Up," I acknowledge that I am aware and understand that I am being referred to Activities that are coordinated and managed by a third party Agency or Organization and that L.A. Works has no jurisdiction, control, or oversight over these Activities. The Activities may be inherently dangerous and may expose me to a variety of foreseen and unforeseen hazards and risks including exposure to Coronavirus Disease 2019 ("COVID-19"). The Activities may involve a degree of contact with clients who need assistance and other volunteers who may be carriers of COVID-19 and that personal protective equipment may not be available for my use and/or effective against preventing transmission of COVID-19 whether as a result of my own actions or otherwise.

By clicking "Sign Up," I acknowledge that I am voluntarily participating in the Activities and have considered those risks. I hereby expressly and specifically assume such risks, including any and all risk of injury, illness, harm, or loss that I may incur as a result of my participation in the Activities. I hereby fully and forever release and discharge L.A. Works from, and expressly waive, any and all liability, claims, and demands of whatever kind or nature, either in law or in equity, that may arise from my participation in the Activities.



5 Shifts
Available spots are approximations

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  • Sat Sep 18, 2021 - 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Spots available: 10+
    Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275 US
  • Sat Aug 21, 2021 - 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Spots available: 10+
    Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275 US
  • Sat Aug 21, 2021 - 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Spots available: 10+
    Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275 US
  • Sat Jul 31, 2021 - 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Spots available: 10+
    Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275 US
  • Sat Jul 31, 2021 - 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Spots available: 10+
    Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275 US
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About Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy

Location:

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."

Description

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.

REQUIREMENTS

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)

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WHEN

Sat Jul 31, 2021 - Sat Sep 18, 2021
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This opportunity has 5 shifts

WHERE

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

(33.74565,-118.36372)
 

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