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Restore Swan Canyon in City Heights!

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ORGANIZATION: San Diego Canyonlands

Plants with Cones

Join Swan Canyon neighbors, community volunteers and San Diego Canyonlands for this 1st Saturday routine stewardship event in the canyon as part of our restoration efforts. Help us to create a healthy habitat for for wildlife and a safe place for recreation in the City Heights community of San Diego. All ages welcome!


Volunteers will care for native plants, remove invasive plants, and remove trash and debris from restoration areas. We want to ensure that our canyons in San Diego will remain a place where people and wildlife are healthy and safe.

Feel free to contact San Diego Canyonlands at volunteer@sdcanyonlands.org with any questions before the event.

Project Requirements & Important Notes:

Signing Up: Please sign up on San Diego Canyonlands' website at www.sdcanyonlands.org. Go to the event calendar and click on the event you would like to sign up for.

Attire: Wear sturdy shoes or boots (closed-toe shoes are required), comfortable clothes you don't mind getting dirty (long pants), and sun protection (hat and sunscreen).

Bring: Reusable water bottle. Water, tools and gloves are provided.

Waiver: Volunteers under 18 must have a parent or guardian sign a youth waiver to participate in the event. Please have waiver signed and turned in before the event starts.

Physical Requirements: These events are flexible, but we ask that volunteers are comfortable with hiking short distances, bending, and physically removing weeds with hands and tools.

Safety: San Diego Canyonlands kindly asks that volunteers please wear a mask if social distancing from others outside your social pod cannot be maintained. Thank you for your respect and understanding.

Weather: We rarely cancel due to weather. If necessary, the event will be canceled morning of the project.

Note: There are no bathrooms on site.

About San Diego Canyonlands:

San Diego Canyonlands' mission is to promote, protect and restore the natural habitats in San Diego County's canyons and creeks. They do this by fostering education and ongoing community involvement in stewardship and advocacy, and by collaborating with other organizations.

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About San Diego Canyonlands

Location:

5106 Federal Blvd, #205, SAN DIEGO, CA 92105, US

Mission Statement

San Diego Canyonlands' mission is to promote, protect and restore the natural habitats in San Diego County's canyons and creeks. We do this by fostering education and ongoing community involvement in stewardship and advocacy, and by collaborating with other organizations.

Description

During the monthly events, we would like volunteers to help us remove trash, invasive non-native plants, plant native plants in restoration sites, maintain trails, and do other exciting work to enhance the canyon. Our urban canyons and creeks are critical to the health of the San Diego ecosystems.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Environment
Community, Environment

WHEN

Sat Jul 02, 2022
08:00 AM - 11:00 AM

WHERE

Near 4492 Maple St.San Diego, CA 92105

(32.73489,-117.09706)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Education
  • Botany
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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