Activities and Programs

The activities below are offered by a variety of organizations and their dedicated volunteers. All programs are FREE unless noted below. Programs led by IRC-Certified Volunteers require pre-registration, which closes at 4 p.m. on the day prior to the event.  No walk-up registrations will be permitted for these events. For policies of other organizations, please use the sign-up information provided. For mobility device policies click here.

    Note: Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian for these events. For programs requiring online registration, each adult and child must be registered.

Need help? For the fastest answers, look for organization-specific contact information in each event listing (click More Information for full listing). If no contact information is listed, email info@irconservancy.org for assistance.

Click here to learn more about IRC-Certified Volunteers.    •   Click here to learn more about the Difficulty Ratings.

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Keep it Wild – Native Plant Nursery

Stewardship

Join Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteers in beautiful Laguna Coast Wilderness Park at our native plant nursery as we care for native plants from their seed stage to their mature, ready-to-be planted stage. Volunteers may collect seeds, sow seeds in flats, bump plants up, plant at restoration sites, sterilize plant containers, and/or help maintain the facilities for the plants. Gain hands-on experience with habitat restoration while working alongside other zany and interesting plant lovers! Wear close toed shoes, layered clothing and sun protection. Bring water. Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Willow Canyon Staging Area (west side of Laguna Canyon Rd/SR-133, just south of El Toro Road). Park and walk up the gravel trail 100 yards to get to the small native plant nursery, just before the trailers. Free parking passes will be provided for you at the nursery. Youth ages 16 and 17 are eligible to volunteer with parent permission. A form is required to be signed by their parent or guardian prior to starting the volunteer activities. Youth under the age of 16 are not eligible to volunteer unless accompanied by an adult or guardian. On line reservations required: lagunacanyon.org/activities Forms available on this webpage as well. For questions, call 949-497-8324 Mon-Fri or 949-923-2235 Sat/Sun.

Keep it Wild - Native Plant Nursery
Date:
Sat, 02/09/2019
Time:
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where:
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
1
Minimum Age:
15
More Information  

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Keep it Wild – Dilley

Stewardship

Join Laguna Canyon Foundation and OC Parks at one of our habitat restoration stewardship events in Laguna Coast Wilderness Park as we learn and work together to create a healthier habitat for the native plants and wildlife that call the canyon their home. Depending on the time of year, volunteers will assist with various stewardship activities, including removal of non-native plants, seed collection, and/or planting of native plants. No experience is necessary and all tools will be provided.  Please wear long pants, close toed shoes and sun protection and bring water. Come out and join the team to help restore the wild lands we all enjoy! James Dilley Preserve (I-5 or 405 south to 133 south to stoplight at 73 toll road, make U-turn, go 1 block. Dilley is on the right). Youth ages 16 and 17 are eligible to volunteer with parent permission. A form is required to be signed by their parent or guardian prior to starting the volunteer activities. Youth under the age of 16 are not eligible to volunteer unless accompanied by an adult or guardian. On line reservations required: www.lagunacanyon.org/activities. Forms available on this webpage as well. For questions, call 949-497-8324 Mon-Fri or 949-923-2235 Sat/Sun. Parking: Free for Keep It Wild volunteers!

Keep it Wild - Dilley
Date:
Wed, 02/13/2019
Time:
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where:
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
3
Minimum Age:
16
More Information  

Saturday, February 16, 2019

CANCELLED due to Trail Conditions: Keep It Wild – Big Bend

Stewardship

Join Laguna Canyon Foundation and OC Parks at one of our habitat restoration stewardship events in Laguna Coast Wilderness Park as we learn and work together to create a healthier habitat for the native plants and wildlife that call the canyon their home. Depending on the time of year, volunteers will assist with various stewardship activities, including removal of non-native plants, seed collection, and/or planting of native plants. No experience is necessary and all tools will be provided. Please wear long pants, close toed shoes and sun protection and bring water. Come out and join the team to help restore the wild lands we all enjoy! Big Bend Staging Area (west side of Laguna Canyon Rd/SR-133, approximately 1 miles south of El Toro Rd.). Youth ages 16 and 17 are eligible to volunteer with parent permission. A form is required to be signed by their parent or guardian prior to starting the volunteer activities. Youth under the age of 16 are not eligible to volunteer unless accompanied by an adult or guardian. On line reservations required: lagunacanyon.org/activitiesForms available on this webpage as well.

For questions, call 949-497-8324 Mon-Fri or 949-923-2235 Sat/Sun. Parking: Free for Keep It Wild volunteers!

CANCELLED due to Trail Conditions: Keep It Wild  - Big Bend
Date:
Sat, 02/16/2019
Time:
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where:
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
2
Minimum Age:
15
More Information  

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Keep it Wild – Native Plant Nursery

Stewardship

Join Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteers in beautiful Laguna Coast Wilderness Park at our native plant nursery as we care for native plants from their seed stage to their mature, ready-to-be planted stage. Volunteers may collect seeds, sow seeds in flats, bump plants up, plant at restoration sites, sterilize plant containers, and/or help maintain the facilities for the plants. Gain hands-on experience with habitat restoration while working alongside other zany and interesting plant lovers! Wear close toed shoes, layered clothing and sun protection. Bring water. Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Willow Canyon Staging Area (west side of Laguna Canyon Rd/SR-133, just south of El Toro Road). Park and walk up the gravel trail 100 yards to get to the small native plant nursery, just before the trailers. Free parking passes will be provided for you at the nursery. Youth ages 16 and 17 are eligible to volunteer with parent permission. A form is required to be signed by their parent or guardian prior to starting the volunteer activities. Youth under the age of 16 are not eligible to volunteer unless accompanied by an adult or guardian. On line reservations required: lagunacanyon.org/activities Forms available on this webpage as well. For questions, call 949-497-8324 Mon-Fri or 949-923-2235 Sat/Sun.

Keep it Wild - Native Plant Nursery
Date:
Sat, 03/09/2019
Time:
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where:
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
1
Minimum Age:
15
More Information  

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Keep it Wild – Dilley

Stewardship

Join Laguna Canyon Foundation and OC Parks at one of our habitat restoration stewardship events in Laguna Coast Wilderness Park as we learn and work together to create a healthier habitat for the native plants and wildlife that call the canyon their home. Depending on the time of year, volunteers will assist with various stewardship activities, including removal of non-native plants, seed collection, and/or planting of native plants. No experience is necessary and all tools will be provided.  Please wear long pants, close toed shoes and sun protection and bring water. Come out and join the team to help restore the wild lands we all enjoy! James Dilley Preserve (I-5 or 405 south to 133 south to stoplight at 73 toll road, make U-turn, go 1 block. Dilley is on the right). Youth ages 16 and 17 are eligible to volunteer with parent permission. A form is required to be signed by their parent or guardian prior to starting the volunteer activities. Youth under the age of 16 are not eligible to volunteer unless accompanied by an adult or guardian. On line reservations required: www.lagunacanyon.org/activities. Forms available on this webpage as well. For questions, call 949-497-8324 Mon-Fri or 949-923-2235 Sat/Sun. Parking: Free for Keep It Wild volunteers!

Keep it Wild - Dilley
Date:
Wed, 03/13/2019
Time:
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where:
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
3
Minimum Age:
16
More Information  

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Keep It Wild – Big Bend

Stewardship

Join Laguna Canyon Foundation and OC Parks at one of our habitat restoration stewardship events in Laguna Coast Wilderness Park as we learn and work together to create a healthier habitat for the native plants and wildlife that call the canyon their home. Depending on the time of year, volunteers will assist with various stewardship activities, including removal of non-native plants, seed collection, and/or planting of native plants. No experience is necessary and all tools will be provided. Please wear long pants, close toed shoes and sun protection and bring water. Come out and join the team to help restore the wild lands we all enjoy! Big Bend Staging Area (west side of Laguna Canyon Rd/SR-133, approximately 1 miles south of El Toro Rd.). Youth ages 16 and 17 are eligible to volunteer with parent permission. A form is required to be signed by their parent or guardian prior to starting the volunteer activities. Youth under the age of 16 are not eligible to volunteer unless accompanied by an adult or guardian. On line reservations required: lagunacanyon.org/activitiesForms available on this webpage as well.

For questions, call 949-497-8324 Mon-Fri or 949-923-2235 Sat/Sun. Parking: Free for Keep It Wild volunteers!

Keep It Wild  - Big Bend
Date:
Sat, 03/16/2019
Time:
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where:
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
2
Minimum Age:
15
More Information  

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Keep it Wild – Dilley

Stewardship

Join Laguna Canyon Foundation and OC Parks at one of our habitat restoration stewardship events in Laguna Coast Wilderness Park as we learn and work together to create a healthier habitat for the native plants and wildlife that call the canyon their home. Depending on the time of year, volunteers will assist with various stewardship activities, including removal of non-native plants, seed collection, and/or planting of native plants. No experience is necessary, and all tools will be provided. Please wear long pants, close-toed shoes and sun protection and bring water. Come out and join the team to help restore the wild lands we all enjoy! Location: James Dilley Preserve (I-5 or 405 south to 133 south to stoplight at 73 toll road, make U-turn, go 1 block. Dilley is on the right). Age Requirements: Ages 5 – 16 are welcome but must be accompanied by a parent. Students 16 – 18 years old are welcome with a waiver signed by a parent/guardian that is collected at the start of the event. Waiver will be sent to you after the online registration form is completed. Online reservations required:
www.lagunacanyon.org/events.
For questions, call 949-497-8324 Mon-Fri or 949-923-2235 Sat/Sun. Parking: Free for Keep It Wild volunteers!

Keep it Wild - Dilley
Date:
Wed, 04/10/2019
Time:
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where:
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
3
Minimum Age:
16
More Information  

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Keep it Wild – Native Plant Nursery

Stewardship

Join Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteers in beautiful Laguna Coast Wilderness Park at our native plant nursery as we care for native plants from their seed stage to their mature, ready-to-be planted stage. Volunteers may collect seeds, sow seeds in flats, bump plants up, plant at restoration sites, sterilize plant containers, and help maintain the nursery. Gain hands-on experience with habitat restoration while working alongside other zany and interesting plant lovers! Wear close-toed shoes, layered clothing and sun protection. Bring water. Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Willow Canyon Staging Area (west side of Laguna Canyon Rd/SR-133, just south of El Toro Road). Park and walk up the gravel trail 100 yards to get to the small native plant nursery, just before the trailers. Age Requirements: Ages 5 – 16 are welcome but must be accompanied by a parent. Students 16 – 18 years old are welcome with a waiver signed by a parent/guardian that is collected at the start of the event. Waiver will be sent to you after the online registration form is completed. Online reservations required: lagunacanyon.org/events For questions, call 949-497-8324 Mon-Fri or 949-923-2235 Sat/Sun.

Keep it Wild - Native Plant Nursery
Date:
Sat, 04/13/2019
Time:
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where:
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
1
Minimum Age:
15
More Information  

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Keep It Wild – Big Bend

Stewardship

Join Laguna Canyon Foundation and OC Parks at one of our habitat restoration stewardship events in Laguna Coast Wilderness Park as we learn and work together to create a healthier habitat for the native plants and wildlife that call the canyon their home. Depending on the time of year, volunteers will assist with various stewardship activities, including removal of non-native plants, seed collection, and/or planting of native plants. No experience is necessary, and all tools will be provided. Please wear long pants, close toed shoes and sun protection and bring water. Come out and join the team to help restore the wild lands we all enjoy! Location: Big Bend Staging Area (west side of Laguna Canyon Rd/SR-133, approximately 1 mile south of El Toro Rd.). Age Requirements: Ages 5 – 16 are welcome but must be accompanied by a parent. Students 16 – 18 years old are welcome with a waiver signed by a parent/guardian that is collected at the start of the event. Waiver will be sent to you after the online registration form is completed. Online reservations required: lagunacanyon.org/events

For questions, call 949-497-8324 Mon-Fri or 949-923-2235 Sat/Sun. Parking: Free for Keep It Wild volunteers!

Keep It Wild  - Big Bend
Date:
Sat, 04/20/2019
Time:
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where:
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
2
Minimum Age:
15
More Information  

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Keep it Wild – Dilley

Stewardship

Join Laguna Canyon Foundation and OC Parks at one of our habitat restoration stewardship events in Laguna Coast Wilderness Park as we learn and work together to create a healthier habitat for the native plants and wildlife that call the canyon their home. Depending on the time of year, volunteers will assist with various stewardship activities, including removal of non-native plants, seed collection, and/or planting of native plants. No experience is necessary, and all tools will be provided. Please wear long pants, close-toed shoes and sun protection and bring water. Come out and join the team to help restore the wild lands we all enjoy! Location: James Dilley Preserve (I-5 or 405 south to 133 south to stoplight at 73 toll road, make U-turn, go 1 block. Dilley is on the right). Age Requirements: Ages 5 – 16 are welcome but must be accompanied by a parent. Students 16 – 18 years old are welcome with a waiver signed by a parent/guardian that is collected at the start of the event. Waiver will be sent to you after the online registration form is completed. Online reservations required:
www.lagunacanyon.org/events.
For questions, call 949-497-8324 Mon-Fri or 949-923-2235 Sat/Sun. Parking: Free for Keep It Wild volunteers!

Keep it Wild - Dilley
Date:
Wed, 05/08/2019
Time:
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where:
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
3
Minimum Age:
16
More Information  

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Keep it Wild – Native Plant Nursery

Stewardship

Join Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteers in beautiful Laguna Coast Wilderness Park at our native plant nursery as we care for native plants from their seed stage to their mature, ready-to-be planted stage. Volunteers may collect seeds, sow seeds in flats, bump plants up, plant at restoration sites, sterilize plant containers, and help maintain the nursery. Gain hands-on experience with habitat restoration while working alongside other zany and interesting plant lovers! Wear close-toed shoes, layered clothing and sun protection. Bring water. Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Willow Canyon Staging Area (west side of Laguna Canyon Rd/SR-133, just south of El Toro Road). Park and walk up the gravel trail 100 yards to get to the small native plant nursery, just before the trailers. Age Requirements: Ages 5 – 16 are welcome but must be accompanied by a parent. Students 16 – 18 years old are welcome with a waiver signed by a parent/guardian that is collected at the start of the event. Waiver will be sent to you after the online registration form is completed. Online reservations required: lagunacanyon.org/events For questions, call 949-497-8324 Mon-Fri or 949-923-2235 Sat/Sun.

Keep it Wild - Native Plant Nursery
Date:
Sat, 05/11/2019
Time:
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where:
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
1
Minimum Age:
15
More Information  

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Keep it Wild – Dilley

Stewardship

Join Laguna Canyon Foundation and OC Parks at one of our habitat restoration stewardship events in Laguna Coast Wilderness Park as we learn and work together to create a healthier habitat for the native plants and wildlife that call the canyon their home. Depending on the time of year, volunteers will assist with various stewardship activities, including removal of non-native plants, seed collection, and/or planting of native plants. No experience is necessary, and all tools will be provided. Please wear long pants, close-toed shoes and sun protection and bring water. Come out and join the team to help restore the wild lands we all enjoy! Location: James Dilley Preserve (I-5 or 405 south to 133 south to stoplight at 73 toll road, make U-turn, go 1 block. Dilley is on the right). Age Requirements: Ages 5 – 16 are welcome but must be accompanied by a parent. Students 16 – 18 years old are welcome with a waiver signed by a parent/guardian that is collected at the start of the event. Waiver will be sent to you after the online registration form is completed. Online reservations required:
www.lagunacanyon.org/events.
For questions, call 949-497-8324 Mon-Fri or 949-923-2235 Sat/Sun. Parking: Free for Keep It Wild volunteers!

Keep it Wild - Dilley
Date:
Wed, 06/12/2019
Time:
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where:
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
3
Minimum Age:
16
More Information  
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