Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Activities for April

April 1 – 30, 2019

PVPLC Pelican Cove Nature WalkThe Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy offers a calendar full of special activities and monthly events.

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.

Take a look at what’s on tap for April….

Special Events

Earth Day Celebration & Film Screening with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy on April 20th. Earth Day begins at the White Point Nature Preserve at 9 am to beautify the Preserve planting, watering, removing invasive weeds, grooming trails and more! There will be family activities including a live musical performance, art activity, plant sale and guided LA City Ranger walk. Later, join us for a screening of the 2019 Academy Award Winner for Best Documentary, FREE SOLO at the Warner Grand Theatre. Film tickets $10 and youth free. Visit: pvplc.org, Earth Day.

Guided Nature Walk at Linden H. Chandler Preserve by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Saturday, April 13th, 9am. Experience this impressively restored 28-acre nature preserve with a guide to view blooming native species wildflowers and rare Palos Verdes blue butterfly habitat. Moderate. RPV. Directions and parking will be provided upon RSVP. Sign up at www.pvplc.org.

Team Leader Training at White Point Nature Preserve, Saturday, April 6th, 9am – 12pm. Enjoy helping to lead outdoor volunteer days. Must have attended two volunteer events. 16 years +. Sign up at pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Monthly Activities

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Outdoor Volunteer Day at White Point Nature Preserve, Saturday, April 6th and 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, April 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 Great Horned Owl with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at the White Point Nature Preserve, Saturday, April 6th, 11am. Bring your family to experience a hands-on-science exploration of the Peninsula’s Great Horned Owl. 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 Day at Portuguese Bend Reserve, Saturday, April 13th, 9am – 12pm. Help plant and care for native plants shrubs and remove invasive weeds on this beautiful reserve with views of the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island. Meet at Del Cerro Park at 2 Park Pl, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275, USA. Sign up at: pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Family Science & Storytime Featuring the rare Gray Fox with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at George F Canyon Nature Preserve, April 13th, 11 am. Bring your family to experience a hands-on-science exploration and listen to our Naturalist share children’s literature about the Peninsula’s Gray Fox. 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.

Plant now for butterfly flight season in Spring! Native Plant Sale at the White Point Nature Preserve, Saturday, April 13th, 11 am to 3 pm – Attract butterflies and other pollinators and beautify your garden with 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. 1600 W. Paseo del Mar, San Pedro. Visit: www.pvplc.org for more information.

Wild Birds Unlimited Walk at the White Point Nature Preserve, Wednesday, April 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, April 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, April 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.

Wild Birds Unlimited Walk at George F Canyon Preserve by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Wednesday April 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.

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Outdoor Volunteer Day at Alta Vicente Reserve, Saturday, April 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.

Plant now for butterfly flight season in Spring! Native Plant Sale by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at George F Canyon, April 27th, 11 am to 3 pm. Help attract butterflies and other pollinators and beautify your garden with 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.