Projects tagged with "ENVIRONMENT"

Support Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy

The mission of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (PVPLC) is to "preserve land and restore habitat for the education and enjoyment of all. If you cannot volunteer consider donating to The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy. They truly appreciate your support and your donation will help restore habitat for important wildlife species and provide environmental educational opportunities for the community. To donate please visit: https://pvplc.org/_contribute/donate_online.asp

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Make a Difference in the Community with LINC Housing

LINC welcomes group volunteers to engage in many opportunities by supporting their greater initiative of providing housing and life-enhancing services to low-income families, seniors, and individuals with special needs. With California currently having the highest poverty rate in the nation at 20.6%, your services will be helpful toward LINC'S objective in continuing to address housing needs with new construction, acquisition/rehab, and the preservation of at-risk affordable housing. This is a great opportunity for team building, increasing morale/motivation, and to give back to the community. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Below are a few volunteer opportunities with LINC Housing: GROUP VOLUNTEER EVENTS: Assist event projects Hosting holiday parties or book fairs Beautification projects (community gardening, painting, and more!) Preparing/serving meals at one of our properties for different occasions *Other specialized positions available at locations throughout California!

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Help Out at the Nature Center Information Desk at the Eaton Canyon Nature Center

Responsibilities include answering questions from visitors (mostly about where the bathroom is and where the trail goes), selling items from the gift shop, answering phone calls and showing visitors around the nature center One-on-one training is provided. Additional opportunities, including leading nature walks, are available for volunteers who complete Docent Training (requires successful completion of the 10 week Docent Training Class, typically offered in the spring). Volunteer shifts are either 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Sundays or 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Some weekday shifts may be available. Volunteers must be at least 18 and commit to a minimum of 4 hours/month.

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Have Fun Plogging and Cleaning Debs Park

Join Audubon Center at Debs Park where volunteers will be plogging (running and picking up trash) along a 5-mile stretch along Griffin Ave the Arroyo Seco and in Debs Park. Fun fact: Plogging is a fitness craze from Sweden that is quickly gaining popularity in the US. The term combines the word “jogging” with the Swedish term “plocka upp”, which means to pick up. The run will start and end in Audubon Center courtyard. The specific route with distances of up to 5 miles in length along Griffin Ave through the North Gate entrance will be provided at the start of the run. Trash drop off points will be at all trail intersections and at the Audubon center. Please dress comfortably in running clothes and shoes and bring a refillable water bottle, snacking utensils, any preferred gloves, and any reusable, plastic grocery bags.Please click here to sign up: https://www.laworks.com/opportunity/a0C1N00000fxWEXUA2

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Help Fight Hunger with Food Forward

Harvest food, fight hunger, and build community! Food Forward will be collecting beautiful fresh fruit that would otherwise go to waste, and donating 100% to local hunger-relief agencies. Join the Volunteer Harvest Team to help them pick as much fruit as possible from trees, and pack it into boxes to be donated. Volunteers should be comfortable picking and carrying boxes of fruit, but don't need to worry about bringing equipment or transporting the fruit. This opportunity is open to volunteers 5 years old and older, though children under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult. For more information please call (818) 764-1022 or email info@foodforward.org. To sign up please register here: https://community.foodforward.org/events/15639

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Join Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy for their Beautify Lunada Bay Volunteer Day #1

The mission of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (PVPLC) is to "preserve land and restore habitat for the education and enjoyment of all." Join them from 9am-12pm for a Beautify Lunada Bay to help weed and mulch around this community project. The long-term goals of this project are to restore attractive, locally native, drought tolerant plants to open space areas in Lunada Bay. Help restore this site for wildlife and the community to enjoy! The Beautify Lunada Bay Volunteer Day event will be open to all ages and skill levels. Please sign up at: www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com

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Join Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy for their Outdoor Volunteer Day #1

The mission of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (PVPLC) is to "preserve land and restore habitat for the education and enjoyment of all." Please join them for their Outdoor Volunteer Day from 9am to 12pm at Abalone Cove Reserve! Volunteers will be working to remove invasive weeds which degrade important wildlife habitat and will be replacing them with native, drought tolerant plants! You will be working outdoors, so please wear closed-toed shoes, sun protection and be sure to bring drinking water and a snack. A reusable water bottle is recommended. To sign up, please visit: www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com

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Help Revitalize the Zev Yaroslavsky L.A. River Greenway Trail

Volunteers will be helping to revitalize the native plant restoration sites along the Zev Yaroslavsky L.A. River Greenway in Studio City in order to create sustainable habitat for birds and other wildlife and a beautiful space for the local community to enjoy. The Zev Yaroslavsky L.A. River Greenway Trail. Volunteers will be helping both local birds and the local community, and will have a unique opportunity to connect with the land here in Los Angeles. You'll be weeding, watering, mulching, and picking up trash throughout the native plant restoration sites along the Zev Yaroslavsky trail. Gloves and tools will be provided, although volunteers are welcome to bring their own if preferred. Volunteers are working outdoors, so please dress accordingly. Be sure to bring lots of water, sun protection, and clothes you don't mind getting dirty! Remember to wear closed-toe shoes and dress in layers. There will be light refreshments, but volunteers are encouraged to bring a reusable water bottle as well. No previous experience required.Volunteers under the age of 18 will need to bring and have signed by a parent/guardian a Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors. The form can be found on L.A. Works website Q&A section. Please click here to sign up: https://www.laworks.com/opportunity/a0C3l00000fBJ8IEAW

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Join Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy for their Outdoor Volunteer Day #2

The mission of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (PVPLC) is to "preserve land and restore habitat for the education and enjoyment of all. Join them for their Outdoor Volunteer Day at White Point Nature Preserve! You will help care for the White Point Native Plant Demonstration Garden by planting native shrubs, removing invasive weeds, watering native plants, grooming trails and more! Your efforts will help restore this habitat for wildlife as well as create a beautiful place for the community to enjoy! This event is open to all ages! White Point is located at 1600 W. Paseo del Mar in San Pedro. Enter the free parking lot from the Western Blvd as it turns into Paseo del Mar. They are located at the end of the road on the left-hand side. You will be working outdoors, so please wear closed-toed shoes, sun protection and be sure to bring drinking water and a snack. Please sign up at: www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com

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Help Our Environment with the Ascot hills Park Green Team

Ascot Hills Park serves a special and distinct community need in the northeast region of the City of Los Angeles. With 120 acres of open space and located in one of the region’s most park-poor neighborhoods, Ascot Hills has the potential to serve as a place of refuge from the noise, congestion, and hurried pace of city life. Ascot Hills Park has two fundamental roles: to provide a place for nature education, appreciation, and habitat restoration and to operate as a center for community activities and recreational uses that are compatible with the natural resource values of the park. Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Tasks of volunteers mostly include landscape maintenance and planting. In addition, volunteers may help in nursery management, GIS (Geographical Information Systems): hydrology, energy, plant biology and native/drought tolerant plants, and community outreach. Requirements: Young Adult training (16-24), any age volunteers can request opportunities. Field sites may include hills and steep slopes. Use of tools will require safety personal protective equipment (ppe). * Any volunteer under the age of 18 will need to bring and have signed by a parent/guardian a Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors. The form will be emailed and must be presented on volunteer day. https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Planting-3500-Trees-in-South-LA-509921051.html

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NoHo Arts District Beautification Project: Vineland Walkway

The Chamber is looking for volunteers to help beautify the NoHo Arts District by beautifying the Vineland Walkway at its 36th Annual Clean-Up Day. This event gives volunteers a chance to see and be part of the creation of this green walkway in NoHo, allowing them to contribute to the important efforts to create a beautiful space for NoHo visitors & residents to walk along in this unique and special Valley neighborhood. The walkway begins at Magnolia Blvd. and goes down to Camarillo St. Volunteers will have the opportunity to plant sustainable landscaping, paint & touch-up nearby walls, and pick up trash in the nearby neighborhood. The event is from 8 a.m. to Noon with a Continental Breakfast and a lunch provided for volunteers. The event is ideal for students who need community service credit as the Chamber provides 4 hours for the 8 a.m. to Noon shift. Students who stay and help clean up the staging area can earn additional hours for time worked. This Vineland Walkway project is also ideal for companies who have volunteer teams as it creates team building and fellowship. Families, neighbors, and friends are invited to join in the clean up as well!

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Celebrate the Season by Protecting the Planet, #1!

Want to help the community and your local environment, and have fun doing it? At this event, participants have the opportunity to help restore and maintain the Bolsa Chica Wetlands! Participants will help this local treasure with invasive plant removal, debris disposal, and/or native plant installation.Please come in closed-toe shoes, as you will be working in off-road terrain! Come prepared with sun protection with a water bottle, sun glasses, sun screen, and/or a hat! They recommend arriving 10 - 15 minutes early to secure parking. To that end, they also encourage carpooling whenever possible! If you have any questions, please contact them via phone at (714) 846-1114 or via e-mail at kenny@bolsachica.org.To RSVP please register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/public-volunteer-service-day-with-the-bolsa-chica-conservancy-tickets-38879022202

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Restore Native Habitat with Audubon at Debs Park

Join the Audubon Center at Debs Park's nursery to cultivate native vegetation and recreate a natural, sustainable park-scape. The Audubon Center at Debs Park's mission is to inspire people to experience, understand and care for the local natural world with nature-based education and community programs.Be sure to bring lots of water, sun protection, and clothes you don't mind getting dirty! Remember to wear closed-toe shoes and dress in layers. Age Requirement: Must be 55+ Please click here to sign up: https://www.laworks.com/opportunity/a0C1N00000cl93AUAQ

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Come Get Your Hands Dirty at Community Garden Days

Want to feel inspired and reconnect with nature? Come get your hands dirty at their next Community Garden Day at 24th Street Elementary School! On these days, they do the important work of keeping their gardens edible and beautiful. With your new garden friends, you'll help beautify their garden by weeding, mulching, planting, and watering. Each Community Garden Day features special activities from interactive cooking demos to educational garden projects. No gardening experience necessary! A light lunch will be served. Please wear closed toe shoes, comfy clothes that are school appropriate. Make sure to bring sunscreen, water, and a hat. The school is located at 2055 W 24th St, Los Angeles, CA 90018 (there are multiple schools on W. 24th St. but they're the one furthest to the East, so closest to Western Ave.) Their garden is all the way in the back of this large campus, behind school buildings, and not visible from the parking lot gate. To sign up please email them at: join-us@gardenschoolfoundation.org for more information about volunteering.

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Join Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy for their Outdoor Volunteer Day #3

The mission of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (PVPLC) is to "preserve land and restore habitat for the education and enjoyment of all." Please join them for their Outdoor Volunteer Day from 9am to 12pm at Abalone Cove Reserve! Volunteers will be working to remove invasive weeds which degrade important wildlife habitat and will be replacing them with native, drought tolerant plants! You will be working outdoors, so please wear closed-toed shoes, sun protection and be sure to bring drinking water and a snack. A reusable water bottle is recommended. To sign up, please visit: www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com

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Help Plant Trees in Long Beach

Volunteers of all ages are welcome at this event to help plant and water up to 100 new street trees in the neighborhood . No experience is needed, they will train you. Please wear closed toe shoes. Bring a hat and sunglasses and sunscreen if you would like as this is an outdoor event. Thank you for helping to create an urban forest!

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Celebrate the Season by Protecting the Planet, #2!

Want to help the community and your local environment, and have fun doing it? At this event, participants have the opportunity to help restore and maintain the Bolsa Chica Wetlands! Participants will help this local treasure with invasive plant removal, debris disposal, and/or native plant installation.Please come in closed-toe shoes, as you will be working in off-road terrain! Come prepared with sun protection with a water bottle, sun glasses, sun screen, and/or a hat! They recommend arriving 10 - 15 minutes early to secure parking. To that end, they also encourage carpooling whenever possible! If you have any questions, please contact them via phone at (714) 846-1114 or via e-mail at kenny@bolsachica.org. To RSVP please register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/public-volunteer-service-day-with-the-bolsa-chica-conservancy-tickets-38879022202

http://www.bolsachica.org

Join Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy for their Outdoor Volunteer Day #4

The mission of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (PVPLC) is to "preserve land and restore habitat for the education and enjoyment of all." Please join them for their Outdoor Volunteer Day from 9am to 12pm at Alta Vicente! Volunteers will be working to remove invasive weeds which degrade important wildlife habitat and will be replacing them with native, drought tolerant plants! You will be working outdoors, so please wear closed-toed shoes, sun protection and be sure to bring drinking water and a snack. A reusable water bottle is recommended. To sign up, please visit: www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com
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Have Fun Plogging and Cleaning Debs Park

Join Audubon Center at Debs Park where volunteers will be plogging (running and picking up trash) along a 5-mile stretch along Griffin Ave the Arroyo Seco and in Debs Park. Fun fact: Plogging is a fitness craze from Sweden that is quickly gaining popularity in the US. The term combines the word “jogging” with the Swedish term “plocka upp”, which means to pick up. The run will start and end in Audubon Center courtyard. The specific route with distances of up to 5 miles in length along Griffin Ave through the North Gate entrance will be provided at the start of the run. Trash drop off points will be at all trail intersections and at the Audubon center. Please dress comfortably in running clothes and shoes and bring a refillable water bottle, snacking utensils, any preferred gloves, and any reusable, plastic grocery bags.Please click here to sign up: https://www.laworks.com/opportunity/a0C1N00000fxWEXUA2

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Join Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy for their Beautify Lunada Bay Volunteer Day #2

The mission of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (PVPLC) is to "preserve land and restore habitat for the education and enjoyment of all." Join them from 9am-12pm for a Beautify Lunada Bay to help weed and mulch around this community project. The long-term goals of this project are to restore attractive, locally native, drought tolerant plants to open space areas in Lunada Bay. Help restore this site for wildlife and the community to enjoy! The Beautify Lunada Bay Volunteer Day event will be open to all ages and skill levels. Please sign up at: www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com

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