Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Activities for December

December 1 – 31, 2018

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

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

Here’s what’s on tap for December….

Special Events

Guided Nature Walk at George F Canyon by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Saturday, December 8th, 9am. Wander along a willow filled canyon stream with coastal sage scrub restored habitat.

Look down on the Peninsula’s rare Catalina Schist from one of the few places you can see the rock exposed. This is an easy to moderate walk. 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rolling Hills Estates. For more information, please contact (310) 541-7613 ext. 201 or sign up at www.pvplc.org.

Monthly Activities

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Outdoor Volunteer Day at Alta Vicente Reserve, Saturday, December 1st and Saturday, December 8th, 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.

1st Saturday Guided Family Nature Walk by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at George F Canyon Preserve, December 1st, 10-11am. Bring the children for an easy and educational hike in this beautiful canyon preserve. All ages. 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.

2nd Saturday Family Science & Storytime with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at George F Canyon Nature Preserve, December 8th, 10-11 am. Join us in the nature center for hands-on science-based activities where children of all ages can learn about a special species: this month The Raven and Crow! 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.

Hands on science fun! 2nd Saturday Family Science & Storytime with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at the White Point Nature Preserve, Saturday, December 8th, 10am – 11am. Share the joy of storytelling with your children and introduce them to the beauty of the natural surroundings. Your family will enjoy spending time with retired Children’s Librarian Carla Sedlacek for stories and activities featuring nature themes, exciting props and songs. This month features The Raccoon. Free. 1600 W. Paseo del Mar in San Pedro. RSVP at www.pvplc.org Events & Activities.

Outdoor Volunteer Day with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at White Point Nature Preserve, Saturday, December 15th, 9am – 12pm. Fall is the time to prepare the native plant demonstration garden for planting and clearing the surrounding habitat. Sign up at pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

3rd Saturday Family Nature Walk with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at the White Point Nature Preserve, December 15th, 9am. This Naturalist led nature walk includes a visit through the Tongva Native Plant Demonstration Garden, where you will learn how early inhabitants of the peninsula used these plants in a variety of purposes for thousands of years. Then walk the trails through beautifully restored coastal sage scrub habitat. Stop at a former gun emplacement to learn about the military history of the area. Moderate walk. Free. 1600 W. Paseo del Mar, San Pedro, 90731. For more information, contact (M-F) 310-541-7613 or (S-S) 310-561-0917.

Get your hands dirty! 3rd Saturday Family Volunteer Day by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at George F Canyon Nature Preserve, December 15th, 10-11 am. Put on your grubbies and take part in a kid friendly habitat restoration activity: plant seeds, care for native plants, and track wildlife. Children of all ages will begin to understand the role that they can play in nature conservation. 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. RSVP at: www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities.

3rd Wednesday Wild Bird Walk by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at White Point Nature Preserve, Wednesday, December 19th, 8:30 am. Join Wild Birds Unlimited to explore the birds that make the White Point Nature Preserve home. All ages welcome. Binoculars supplied for beginners. The program is free and open to the public. White Point Nature Preserve is located at 1600 W. Paseo del Mar in San Pedro. RSVP at www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities.

Help attract butterflies and other pollinators! 4th Saturday Native Plant Sales by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at George F Canyon and White Point Nature Centers, Saturday, December 22nd. Colorful, drought tolerant plants are now available at a monthly plant sale. These plants are grown from seeds harvested right here on this Peninsula and raised at the Conservancy nursery. These local plant species will look beautiful and help attract butterflies and other pollinators. George F Canyon: 10am – 12 pm and White Point: 12-2 pm. Plants sold on first-come, first-serve basis. GFC Nature Preserve, 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rolling Hills Estates, 90274. White Point Nature Preserve, 1600 W. Paseo del Mar, San Pedro, 90732. For more information, contact (M-F) 310-541-7613.

4th Wednesday Wild Bird Walk by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at George F Canyon Preserve, December 26th, 8:30am. Join Wild Birds Unlimited to explore the birds that make the White Point Nature Preserve home. All ages welcome. Binoculars supplied for beginners. The program is free and open to the public. 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rolling Hills Estates, 90274. RSVP at www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities.

Outdoor Volunteer Day by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at the Native Plant Nursery, Saturday, December 29th, 9am – 12pm. Nurture seedlings and grow shrubs for habitat restoration projects all around the Peninsula. Reservations required by Wednesday, December 26th. Sign up at pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

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.