COMMUNITY HABITAT RESTORATION



 

REVITALIZE Nature With Community Conservation

 
Enjoy a nature workout!
Join the thrill of hands-on conservation in San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve, and beyond. All the tools for restoration are provided, and experience is not necessary. 
 
Each event is led by a Conservancy biologist who oversees activities and a Conservancy naturalist who will lead participants on a brief tour. You can help with native seed collection, planting, invasive plant removal, and propagation efforts at the San Elijo Native Plant Nursery
 
PUBLIC EVENTS: 3rd SATURDAYS 
 
Saturday, March 30: 9 am-12 pm
Cardiff Beach Living Shoreline

Join the TaylorMade team from its national Carlsbad headquarters to help install native plants on the Cardiff beach dunes. As the dune ecosystem takes root, feel good knowing that you are part of a historic endeavor to enhance habitat for sensitive and endangered species, while protecting the coast from sea level rise.

Event Full!

Saturday, April 27: 9 am-12 pm
 Invasive Iceplant Removal, Part of the Creek to Bay Cleanup, at the new Lake Trail Drive

Register here

Saturday, May 18: 9 am-12 pm
Rios Trail Invasive Plant Removal

Register here

Saturday, June 15: 9 am-12 pm
Santa Carina Invasive Plant Removal

Register here
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YOUTH PARTICIPATION
Complete Minor Volunteer Information Form and bring with you.
 
PUBLIC EVENTS: WEDNESDAYS
You can learn and apply technical habitat restoration practices while enjoying the beauty of San Elijo Lagoon. Wednesday volunteers work behind the scenes to prepare habitat sites throughout the reserve. 
 
Wednesday, March 20: 9 am-12 pm
Invasive Iceplant Removal at the new Lake Drive Trail

Register here (coming soon)
 
CORPORATE TEAM BUILDING EVENTS

Seeking a private outdoor volunteer teambuilding event? Become a Corporate Member.

 
BROWSE PLANT GUIDES:

INVESTORS:

SUPPORT ALSO BY:

CONTACT
Joe DeWolf, Associate Biologist | Community Restoration Program
joe [at] sanelijo [dot] org | (760) 436-3944 x 709