Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Activities for June

June 1 – 30, 2019

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 June….

Special Events

Nature & Me Storytime at George F Canyon Nature Center, Friday, June 7th at 9:30am. Join us for stories, songs, rhythm and rhymes! Recommended for ages 2- 5 but all ages welcome. No reservations required. Free to the public. 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rolling Hills Estates, 90274. For more information, contact Marisa Perley at mperley@pvld.org or 310.377.9584 x238.

Guided Nature Walk at White Point/Royal Palms by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Saturday, June 8th, 9am. Explore the preserve and demonstration garden followed by a visit to the tide pools at Royal Palms State Beach. See unusual geologic formations on the coastal bluffs walking down to the shoreline while learning more about the cultural history of the area from the abalone fishing industry of the late 1800s to the recent landslide. Easy to Moderate. LA. Park at White Point Nature Education Center, 1600 W. Paseo del Mar, San Pedro. Sign up at www.pvplc.org.

Walking Meditation in the Native Plant Demonstration Garden by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Saturday, June 22nd at 11am. Join Vivian Blanco, owner of Casa Ayurveda, who will guide you through a walking meditation practice that will bring you back in touch with nature and deliver peace to your mind, body and soul. 1600 W. Paseo del Mar, San Pedro, 90731. RSVP at: www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities.

Butterflies & Bagels with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at George F Canyon Nature Center, Saturday June 29th, 10am – 12pm. Celebrate species of butterfly that live here on the Peninsula! Enjoy a family-friendly morning of art projects, storytelling, music easy habitat restoration and butterfly spotting. 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rolling Hills Estates, 90274. www.pvplc.org

Monthly Activities

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy National Trails Day at Portuguese Bend Reserve, Saturday, June 1st, 9am -12pm. Join us to celebrate 40 miles of trail for National Trails Day at Portuguese Bend helping maintain native shrubs and remove invasive weeds, or assist with trail maintenance projects! Your work will help improve the land for people and wildlife alike! Sign up at pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Family Nature Walk by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at George F Canyon Preserve, June 1st, 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 Raven & Crow with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at the White Point Nature Preserve, Saturday, June 1st, 11am. Bring your family to experience a hands-on-science exploration of the Peninsula’s Raven & Crow. 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.

Family Science & Storytime Featuring the PV Blue Butterfly with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at George F Canyon Nature Preserve, June 8th, 11 am. Bring your family to experience a hands-on-science exploration and listen to our Naturalist share children’s literature about the only butterfly that is being reintroduced on 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.

Tidy up your Garden in time for Outdoor Summer Fun! Native Plant Sale at White Point Nature Preserve, Saturday, June 8th, 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.

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Outdoor Volunteer Days at Alta Vicente Reserve, Saturday, June 15th and June 29th, 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 Nature Walk with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at the White Point Nature Preserve, Saturday, June 15th, 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, June 15th, 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 the White Point Nature Preserve, Wednesday, June 19th, 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.

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Outdoor Volunteer Day at White Point Nature Preserve, Saturday, June 22nd, 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.

Tidy up your Garden in time for Outdoor Summer Fun! Native Plant Sale by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at George F Canyon, June 22nd, 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, June 26th, 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.

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.