Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Activities for July

July 1 – 31, 2019

The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy offers a calendar full of special events and monthly activities.

One of the South Bay’s best kept secrets is the surprising amount of natural habitat to be found in the area and it is the mission of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy to “preserve land and restore habitat for the enjoyment and education of all.”

For additional information and registration, visit the website at https://pvplc.org/ or call (310) 541-7613.

Check out what’s on tap for July….

Special Events

El Segundo Blue Butterfly Guided Nature Walk at Vicente Bluffs Reserve by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Saturday, July 13th, 9am. Follow the bluff top from Point Vicente to Oceanfront Estates, during El Segundo blue butterfly flight season in an area containing restored coastal sage scrub habitat. Easy. Park in the dirt lot at Point Vicente in front of Lighthouse. 31501 Palos Verdes Dr. West. RPV. Sign up at www.pvplc.org.

Beauty of Nature Film Series Presentation of Dawn Wall by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Sunday, July 14th at 4 pm to see The Dawn Wall, an exciting film about American rock climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson which captivated the world with their six-year plans to meticulously plot and practice a new route to climb the a seemingly impossible 3,000 foot rock face in Yosemite National Park. On the final attempt with the world watching, Caldwell is faced with a member of truth. Peninsula High School Theatre, tickets $10 adults; youth 18 years and under free. Tickets and RSVP at www.pvplc.org (photo attached)

Greeters Volunteer Training with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Saturday, July 20th, 10am – Noon. Become a Conservancy Outreach Volunteer! Sign up for shifts at popular trailheads, nature walks and community events to educate the public about the Conservancy and the land we work together to protect! Interested in joining us? Contact 310-541-7613 or visit www.pvplc.org.

Explore creatures of the night on a Full Moon Hike with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy. Make a reservation to join a guided night hike at George F Canyon. Learn about the mysterious nocturnal creatures that inhabit this canyon after dark. 9 yrs. +. $12 person. Reservations required at pvplc.org or (310) 541-7613

Monthly Activities

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Outdoor Volunteer Day at White Point Nature Preserve, Saturday, July 6th & July 20th , 9am – 12pm. Help beautify the native demonstration garden and surrounding habitat. 1600 W. Paseo del Mar, San Pedro, 90731. Sign up at: pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Family Nature Walk by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at George F Canyon Preserve, July 6th, 11am. Families will enjoy this easy and educational walk with our Naturalist through this beautiful canyon preserve to discover the unique variety of birds, mammals, reptiles and insects that call it home. The walk concludes inside the Nature Center with a hands on exploration of our exhibits. Free and appropriate for all ages. Stroller friendly. Leashed dogs welcome. Free. 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rolling Hills Estates, 90274. For more information, contact (M-F) 310-541-7613 or (S-S) 310-547-0862 or RSVP at: www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities.

Family Science & Storytime Featuring the PV Blue Butterfly with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at the White Point Nature Preserve, Saturday, July 6th, 11am. Bring your family to experience a hands-on-science exploration of the Peninsula’s PV Blue Butterfly. Then listen as our wonderful librarian, Carla Sedlacek shares related children’s literature. Afterward explore the wildlife exhibits in the Nature Center and take a self-guided walk on the trails. Free and appropriate for all ages. Stroller friendly. Leashed dogs welcome. 1600 W. Paseo del Mar in San Pedro. RSVP at www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities.

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Outdoor Volunteer Days at Alta Vicente Reserve, Saturday, July 13th & July 27th, 9am – 12pm. Have fun and help restore this unique canyon habitat home to many threatened and endangered wildlife species. Sign up at pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Family Science & Storytime Featuring the Red-Tailed Hawk with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at George F Canyon Nature Preserve, July 13th, 11 am. Bring your family to experience a hands-on-science exploration and listen to our Naturalist share children’s literature about the red-tailed hawks that soar high above the Peninsula. Stay to explore the wildlife exhibits and the beautiful preserve trail. Bring your lunch to enjoy a picnic under the shady Learning Tree. Free and appropriate for all ages. Leashed dogs and strollers welcome. 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rolling Hills Estates, 90274. RSVP at: www.pvplc.org, events & activities.

Spruce up your Garden in time for your 4th of July BBQ! Native Plant Sale at White Point Nature Preserve, Saturday, July 13th, 11 am to 3 pm – These beautiful and resilient plants will attract butterflies and other pollinators with plants grown in the Conservancy’s native plant nursery. Purchase colorful, drought tolerant native plants that make fertilizers and insecticides virtually unnecessary and require little or no water. Naturalists are on hand to give advice. Plants sold on first-come, first-serve basis. 1600 W. Paseo del Mar, San Pedro. Visit: www.pvplc.org for more information.

Look for an American Kestrel or Red-Tailed Hawk in honor of Independence Day with Wild Birds Unlimited Walk at the White Point Nature Preserve, Wednesday, July 17th, 8:30 am. Join Wild Birds Unlimited to explore the birds making White Point Nature Preserve home. Try to spot a burrowing owl or listen for the call of the endangered gnatcatcher. Free. All ages welcome. Binoculars supplied for beginners. 1600 W. Paseo del Mar, San Pedro. RSVP at: www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities.

Family Nature Walk with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at the White Point Nature Preserve, Saturday, July 20th, 11 am. Everyone in the family will enjoy a Naturalist guided walk through our Tongva Demonstration Garden where you’ll learn how early inhabitants used native plants for survival. Then walk through beautifully restored coastal sage scrub habitat with views of Catalina. For those interested in the military history of the area, continue to walk up to a WWII gun emplacement. Stay to explore the Nature Education Center. Free and appropriate for all ages. Stroller friendly. Leashed dogs welcome. 1600 W. Paseo del Mar, San Pedro. RSVP at: www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities

Family Outdoor Volunteer Activity at George F Canyon Nature Preserve, July 20th, 11 am. Put on your grubbies and take part in kid-friendly activities to plant seeds, care for native plants and track butterflies. Children of all ages will begin to understand the roles that humans play in efforts to conserve and restore our natural areas. Free. 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rolling Hills Estates. RSVP at: www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities.

Look for an American Kestrel or Red-Tailed Hawk in honor of Independence Day with Wild Birds Unlimited Walk at George F Canyon Preserve by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Wednesday, July 24th, 8:30 am. Join Wild Birds Unlimited’s expert birder to search for the winged creatures that thrive in the coastal sage and woodland of this beautiful canyon. Free. All ages welcome. Binoculars supplied for beginners. 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rolling Hills Estates. RSVP at: www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities.

Spruce up your Garden in time for your 4th of July BBQ! Native Plant Sale by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at George F Canyon, July 27th, 11 am to 3 pm. Help attract butterflies and other pollinators to your garden with local native plants grown in the Conservancy’s nursery. Purchase colorful, drought tolerant native plants that make fertilizers and insecticides virtually unnecessary, and require little or no water. Naturalists are on hand to give advice. Plants sold on first-come, first-serve basis. 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rolling Hills Estates, 90274. Visit: www.pvplc.org for more information.

Adopt your own piece of nature! Become an Adopt-a-Plot volunteer with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy – Enjoy the outdoors and become inspired by nature as a volunteer. You will help create habitat for rare and endangered species like the PV blue butterfly at one of our restoration sites on the Peninsula on your own schedule. For more information, contact: info@pvplc.org or (310) 541-7613, x 215.