ECO: Remove Invasive Plants in Swan Canyon

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ORGANIZATION: San Diego Canyonlands



Keep Swan Canyon safe and clean during fire season while providing native plants their best chance to grow. Volunteers will remove invasive plants which can act as flash fuels during a wildfire.

Volunteers will be supporting habitat restoration by removing invasive plants that are threatening native plant species in the area.

Opportunity Requirements & Important Notes

Attire: Wear sturdy shoes or boots (closed-toe shoes are required) and comfortable clothes you don't mind getting dirty (long pants). This opportunity takes place outdoors with little or no shade so volunteers should wear sun protection such as sunscreen and a hat.

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

Physical Requirements: These events are flexible, but they ask that volunteers are comfortable with hiking short distances, bending, and physically removing weeds with hands and tools. A positive mental attitude and a willingness to have fun is mandatory! Unfortunately this opportunity is not able to make accommodations for individuals with physical limitations and the space where this project takes place is not wheelchair accessible.

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

Weather: San Diego Canyonlands rarely cancels due to weather. If necessary, the event will be canceled the morning of the project.

Membership: If you would not like access to the service projects on our calendar and would just like to attend the project, you can sign up as a free Community Emergency Support Member during registration.

Translation Services: A Spanish speaker will be present at this project and will be able to provide volunteer instructions in Spanish. Asistencia en espaol disponible el da del evento.

Note: There will not be a restroom available at this project space.

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.

This volunteer opportunity is hosted in partnership with California Climate Action Corps, a program of California Volunteers, Office of the Governor.

By registering for this opportunity, you are agreeing to stay connected with future Climate Action events through California Volunteers and the Climate Action Corps. If you do not consent, please email info@handsonsandiego.org to opt-out.



1 Shift
Available spots are approximations

  • Sat Aug 03, 2024 - 08:00 AM to 10:30 AM PST - Spots available: 10+
    San Diego CA 92105 US

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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.

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WHEN

Sat Aug 03, 2024
08:00 AM - 10:30 AM
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

San Diego, CA 92105

(32.73489,-117.09706)
 

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