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

    Point Reyes

    National Seashore California

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  • 2014 Harbor Seal Pupping Season Closures

    From March 1 through June 30, the park implements closures of certain Tomales Bay beaches and Drakes Estero to water-based recreation to protect harbor seals during the pupping season. Please avoid disturbing seals to ensure a successful pupping season. More »

  • 2014 Winter Shuttle Bus Operations Have Ended

    March 30, 2014, was the last day for the 2014 Winter Shuttle Bus System. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. is open daily from now through late December 2014. More »

  • Operational Changes Took Effect on May 1, 2013

    The Lighthouse Visitor Center is now only open Fridays through Mondays; closed Tuesdays through Thursdays, including Thanksgiving. The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center is open on weekends and holidays when shuttles are operating. More »

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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