Volunteer Restoration Event
Join us in our habitat restoration project in the Stonebridge Mesa and Santa Carina areas of San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve. Your help is needed as we restore 38 acres of coastal sage scrub habitat, home to a federally endangered bird, the California Gnatcatcher.
Wear comfortable clothing and shoes, a hat, and get ready for hands-on fun in the soil! You can help restoration team members remove invasive species. That will help the newly planted seedlings local to the area, including: California buckwheat, spiny redberry, bush monkeyflower, and indigenous grasses that provide nectar, pollen and seeds for hungry butterflies, insects, birds and other animals.
Thank you for helping us in this 3-year project funded by the Wildlife Conservation Board.
This event is also in partnership with the County of San Diego Parks + Recreation Green Friday! Green Friday is a recreation-forward celebration that encourages you and your Thanksgiving holiday guests to head outside and be active all weekend long!