Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Activities for April

April 1 – 30, 2021

The 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

Guided Nature Talk (Virtual) of the Alta Vicente Reserve, Sunday, April 18th, 1:30pm. Join the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy for a virtual guided tour of the Alta Vicente Reserve in Rancho Palos Verdes. You’ll enjoy exploring the beautiful native wildflowers, rare animals and discovering the historic features of the area such as the Japanese farm lands and military sites along trails with amazing views of the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island. This special edition is produced in partnership with the Palos Verdes Library Series “Pedal PV” and Palos Verdes Library District’s local history librarian, Monique Sugimoto, will join us for a live Q&A following the tour. RSVP for the Zoom Link at https://pvplc.org/calendar/

Earth Day Virtual Presentation, Thursday, April 22 – Join the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy in partnership with the PV Library District and Friends of the Library for a live Zoom event in celebration of Earth Day 2021. The event will explore what each of us can do to renew the Earth and how our impact here on the Peninsula will affect the rest of the planet, and introduce David Tallamy’s “Nature’s Best Hope.” This seminal book explores how and why all of us should help turn our neighborhoods into conservation corridors with native plants. A community reading of this book will lead up to a LIVE Zoom Q&A with the author, David Tallamy May 1st. For more information and the Zoom link, please visit https://pvplc.org/calendar/

Earth Day Plant Sale Pick up and Volunteer Opportunity at the White Point Nature Preserve, Saturday, April 24 – Join the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy for Earth Day 2021 “Renewing the Earth” to find out what you can do to restore the Earth by creating conservation corridors in your home garden with locally native plants.

Volunteers can get a first-hand experience in native plant care. A Native Plant Sale Pickup will be open for orders made in advance from April 13- April 20 online at https://pvplc.org/plant-sales/. RSVP requested for volunteers with space limited at: https://pvplc.volunteerhub.com. For more information on the Conservancy’s upcoming Earth Day events, please visit https://pvplc.org/calendar/

Family Nature Club – Celebrate Earth Day, April 24th at 9:30am. Join us virtually Zoom event to celebrate Earth Day-themed family activities and learn about what your family can do to think globally and act locally to make an impact on the planet. RSVP at https://pvplc.org/calendar/family.

City Nature Challenge April 30 to May 3 – Mark your calendar to be part of an international bioblitz–style event to document wildlife on your smart phone in your backyard, neighborhood or natural area including George F Canyon Nature Center in Rolling Hills Estates or White Point Nature Preserve in San Pedro. Easy to do. The Conservancy has all of the instructions, resources and activities for you! Visit https://pvplc.org/city-nature-challenge/

Monthly Activities

Outdoor Volunteer Day at Abalone Cove Reserve with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Saturday, April 3rd, 9am – 12pm. Eradicate invasive weeds around recently restored habitat atop breathtaking coastal bluffs. Sign up at pvplc.volunteerhub.com
https://pvplc.volunteerhub.com/event/9ef65354-1915-4e09-adda-122145dca719

Outdoor Volunteer Day at Alta Vicente Reserve with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Saturday, April 17th, 9am – 12pm. Help restore habitat for wildlife like the rare CA gnatcatcher and cactus wren on beautiful 55-acre nature reserve across from the Point Vicente Lighthouse. Sign up at pvplc.volunteerhub.com https://pvplc.volunteerhub.com/event/5298b384-1dad-4196-90d4-e02e50362ec0

Outdoor Volunteer Day at White Point Nature Preserve with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Saturday, April 24, 9am – 12pm. Remove invasive grasses that push out native plants species to create beautiful habitat for local wildlife to thrive and enjoy the first blooms of spring. Sign up at pvplc.volunteerhub.com https://pvplc.volunteerhub.com/event/1c786b55-c1af-4e8f-9169-0590f4ab0e22