Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Activities for November

November 1 – 30, 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 November….

Special Events
 

Beauty of Nature Film Series – National Parks Adventure, Sunday, November 17th, 4pm at John Olguin Auditorium. 3720 Stephen M White Drive, San Pedro. Narrated by Robert Redford, this documentary tours the awe-inspiring landscapes, historic sites and untamed wilderness of America’s great parks. Tickets $10 at pvplc.org; Youth free.

Nature Walk at White Point Nature Preserve by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Saturday, November 9th, 9am. Celebrate Veterans Day walking through restored coastal sage scrub habitat and stop at a former gun emplacement to learn about the military history of the area. Don’t miss the Nature Education Center with activities for the whole family. Easy to Moderate. Park at the Nature Center. 1600 W. Paseo del Mar, San Pedro. Sign up at www.pvplc.org.

Monthly Activities

Outdoor Volunteer Day at Abalone Cove Reserve with Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Saturday, November 2nd &16th, 9am – 12pm. Help restore this unique shoreline reserve by planting native shrubs, removing invasive weeds, water native plants and more! Sign up at pvplc.volunteerhub.com

Family Nature Walk by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at George F Canyon Nature Preserve, Saturday, November 2nd, 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 Gray Fox with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at the White Point Nature Preserve, Saturday, November 2nd, 11am. Bring your family to experience a hands-on-science exploration of the Peninsula’s Gray Fox. 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.

Outdoor Volunteer Day at White Point Nature Preserve with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Saturday, November 9th, 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 Science & Storytime Featuring Crows and Ravens with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at George F Canyon Nature Preserve, Saturday, November 9th, 11 am. Bring your family to experience a hands-on-science exploration and listen to our Naturalist share children’s literature about Crows and Ravens. 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.

Fall is a Great Time to Plant! Native Plant Sale at White Point Nature Preserve, Saturday, November 9th, 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.

Family Outdoor Volunteer Activity at George F Canyon Nature Preserve, Saturday, November 16th, 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

Family Nature Walk with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at the White Point Nature Preserve, Saturday, November 16th, 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

Wild Birds Unlimited Walk at the White Point Nature Preserve, Wednesday, November 20th, 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.

Do you Know Fall is a Great Time to Plant? Native Plant Sale by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at George F Canyon, Saturday, November 23rd, 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.

Wild Birds Unlimited Walk at George F Canyon Preserve by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Wednesday, November 27th, 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

Outdoor Volunteer Day at Alta Vicente Reserve with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Saturday, November 30th, 9am – 12pm. Have fun and help care for this restoration area that is home to many threatened and endangered wildlife species with spectacular view of Pacific Ocean. Sign up at pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Adopt your own piece of nature as an Adopt-a-Plot volunteer with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy. You’ll enjoy the outdoors, be inspired by nature and learn about local native plants and wildlife. 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.