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Lake Cunningham Volunteers

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Silicon Valley Volunteers
Volunteers in a freshly mulched bed

Create wildlife habitat, help the environment, and beautify the park all at the same time. The Lake Cunningham Native Garden is a volunteer-maintained area at the south shore of Lake Cunningham in San Jose. Tasks include weeding, mulching, planting, and watering. Workdays are Saturdays 9am to 11am. Volunteers will be trained in covid best practices: face covering, social distancing, no sharing of tools. Sign and bring the waiver form at the Forms link below.

Forms: http://lakecunninghamnativegarden.org/forms
Directions: http://lakecunninghamnativegarden.org/directions

RSVP via Meetup (not volunteermatch) for chosen date & event:
https://www.meetup.com/California-Native-Plant-Society-Santa-Clara-Valley-Chapter

The setting is outdoors with a view of the lake, the garden, and wildlife. In 2017-19, volunteers planted ~100 native trees along Inner Lake Path from the Native Garden to the Marina. Join us today and make a difference!

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About Lake Cunningham Volunteers

Location:

2927 Glen Craig Court, San Jose, CA 95148, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to preserve and enhance the environment at Lake Cunningham Regional Park in San Jose, California by removing invasive plants and planting California native wildflowers, perennials, and shrubs; to provide summer shade through native tree planting; to encourage community participation and ownership; to create a sustainable, low-maintenance landscape; to enhance nature-based recreation; to create habitat for birds and wildlife.

Description

Since 2002, the community-based group Lake Cunningham Volunteers has been working to establish a California Native Garden in a 2-acre area at Lake Cunningham Regional Park in San Jose, California in cooperation with park staff.

Children & Youth
Environment
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2305 S White RoadSan Jose, CA 95148

(37.33588,-121.80157)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14
  • 2 hours/workday
  • Waiver form. Prior experience not required.

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