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    Santa Monica Mountains

    National Recreation Area California

Volunteer Restoration Project Set for December 1

Rancho Sierra Vista
Rancho Sierra Vista pond.
National Park Service

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News Release Date: November 8, 2012
Contact: Kate Kuykendall, 805-370-2343

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. -- The National Park Service will host a volunteer restoration project at Rancho Sierra Vista in Newbury Park on Saturday, December 1 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Help rangers restore wildlife habitat by preserving the diversity of native wetlands and grasslands. Volunteers will remove weeds, collect seeds and plant native species. Volunteers should wear long pants and brings gloves and tools if possible. Refreshments will be provided.

RSVP required: erin_avina@nps.gov or 805-370-2354.

Directions:
From the 101 Freeway, exit at Wendy Drive and head south. Turn right on Lynn Road. Turn left on Via Goleta. Continue all the way to a parking lot where the road ends. Meet at restrooms.

Did You Know?

Charlie Cooke, hereditary Chief of the Chumash played an important role in making sure 85 acres remained open space.

On June 13, 1980, Charlie Cooke, hereditary Chief of the Chumash and concerned citizens fulfilled a dream-- a place for families to explore our natural world and learn about the Chumash. Satwiwa in Newbury Park, CA celebrates the beauty of the mountains and all Native American cultures.