2014 Changes to the Superintendent's Compendium
Point Reyes National Seashore will be including an unmanned aircraft closure to the Superintendent's Compendium. The NPS invites the public to submit written suggestions, comments, and concerns about this change. Comment deadline is August 19. More »
Volunteer: Habitat Restoration - Third Thursday Weeders
You might also be interested in the Habitat Restoration volunteer opportunity!
Special Requirements of the Position
Schedule and Time Commitment
We'll remove weeds until about 1:30 pm with a lunch break around noon.
In case of stormy weather, please call 415-464-5196 between 7:30 and 8:30 am on the workday to confirm that it has not been cancelled. We do work in rainy conditions, but the project may be cancelled if heavy rains and/or high winds occur.
The Third Thursday Weeders is a drop-in program where volunteers are not required to work more than one day at a time. However, volunteers are welcome to work as many of the work days as desired.
Currently scheduled workdays for 2014 include:
For additional details about the next workday, visit our Schedule of Events: Save Native Plant Habitat at Point Reyes with the Third Thursday Weeders page.
Benefits to the Volunteer
For groups of 5 or more people, please call as far in advance as possible to determine if space is still available since many sites can support only a limited number of volunteers. Many groups contact us a month or more in advance. Groups can schedule additional weekend or weekday dates other than those listed above.
Visit our Habitat Restoration Volunteer Program page for more information.
Did You Know?
In the mid-1800s, the tule elk was hunted to the brink of extinction. The last surviving tule elk were discovered and protected in the southern San Joaquin Valley in 1874. In 1978, ten tule elk were reintroduced to Point Reyes, which now has one of California's largest populations, numbering ~500. More...