• The Point Reyes Beach as viewed from the Point Reyes Headlands

    Point Reyes

    National Seashore California

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  • Bear Valley Visitor Center Lighting Retrofit:

    Due to safety concerns during the installation of new LED lights, sections of the Bear Valley Visitor Center's exhibit area may be closed through the end of July. More »

  • The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center will be closed on Saturday, July 16.

    We are sorry for any inconvenience, but the Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center at Drakes Beach will be closed on Saturday, July 16. It will open at 10 am on Sunday, July 17.

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 07/28/2013, 08/18/2013, 09/08/2013

    Volunteers removing scotch broom with a Weed Wrench. Photo courtesy of Lisa Michl.
    Location: Bear Valley Visitor Center | Map Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: John Swenson Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 415-464-5121

Note: The August 11 workday has been rescheduled to August 18.

Help park staff restore native plant communities, maintain the balance of local ecosystems, and prevent the spread of harmful invasive species by removing Scotch broom from rangeland in Point Reyes National Seashore.

Work days are scheduled on select Sundays from May to September, 2013. Participants meet at 9 am at the Bear Valley Visitor Center. Work days usually last 4 hours, generally from 9 am to 1 pm., however work times may be extended according to volunteer availability.

Volunteers should bring sturdy shoes, lunch, sunscreen, and hats. The park provides gloves and tools.

Please confirm your attendance before 5 pm on the Thursday immediately preceding the Sunday workday or apply under the Current Opportunities listing. To confirm attendance and to request more information, contact John Swenson at 415-464-5121 or by email. If fewer than four volunteers confirm participation, the workday will be cancelled.

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