Oct
21
Sat
Invasive Crayfish Removal Open House @ Tapia State Park Tickets
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Invasive Crayfish Removal Open House @ Tapia State Park | Agoura Hills | California | United States

Join Mountains Restoration Trust to preserve and protect the streams and creeks of the Malibu Creek Watershed. The invasive, non-native crayfish are harmful to the ecosystem of the Santa Monica Mountains. They prey on native species, reduce water quality, and cause problems with creek bed erosion. We need your help in trapping and removing the crayfish as well as picking up trash along the stream.

Great Fun for Kids and Families! Volunteers 18 years or younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Volunteers under the age of 18 must bring this form with a parent or guardian’s signature if the parent or guardian is not attending.

Registration is Required
Registered volunteers will receive an email confirmation with more details. Sign up online here:

Have more questions?
Contact us at volunteer@mountainstrust.org or call MRT Monday through Friday 8am to 4:30pm at (818) 591-1701 ext. 203.

Coyote Scat ID Party @ Audubon Center at Debs Park Tickets
Oct 21 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Coyote Scat ID Party @ Audubon Center at Debs Park | Los Angeles | California | United States

Come work with the biologists from the National Park Service to dissect sterilized coyote scat (poop!) collected in L.A. and to identify the contents!

We will provide protective equipment and tools. Please bring lunch and snacks if you’ll want to eat during the event.

We ask that participants under age 16 come with a parent or guardian. And to our younger audiences, please realize that scat dissection is a delicate science and requires patience and focus.

If you have magnification equipment or table lights that you would like to bring, feel free, but we have plenty to share as well!

Please RSVP (October 21 | November 18)  and email us at lacoyoteproject@gmail.com with any questions!

Oct
28
Sat
Fire Recovery at Headwaters Corner @ Headwaters Corner Tickets
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fire Recovery at Headwaters Corner @ Headwaters Corner | Calabasas | California | United States

Mountains Restoration Trust is working to restore the hillsides around Headwaters Corner and Dry Canyon Creek after a massive fire in June 2016.

Come join us for a morning outdoors! Lend a hand with our post-fire restoration efforts, re-vegetating land after the Old Fire of June 2016. Help us control invasive plant species, care for the plants that are starting to regrow, and learn about the unique native annuals we are working to protect here in the Santa Monica Mountains!

This event is fun for kids and families! Volunteers under the age of 16 must bring the Parental Consent Form, which can be found on our website.

This is a free event and open to the public. For more information about Mountains Restoration Trust visit http://www.mountainstrust.org, or contact us at volunteer@mountainstrust.org.

Invasive Crayfish Removal Open House @ Tapia State Park Tickets
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Invasive Crayfish Removal Open House @ Tapia State Park | Agoura Hills | California | United States

Join Mountains Restoration Trust to preserve and protect the streams and creeks of the Malibu Creek Watershed. The invasive, non-native crayfish are harmful to the ecosystem of the Santa Monica Mountains. They prey on native species, reduce water quality, and cause problems with creek bed erosion. We need your help in trapping and removing the crayfish as well as picking up trash along the stream.

Great Fun for Kids and Families! Volunteers 18 years or younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Volunteers under the age of 18 must bring this form with a parent or guardian’s signature if the parent or guardian is not attending.

Registration is Required
Registered volunteers will receive an email confirmation with more details. Sign up online here:

Have more questions?
Contact us at volunteer@mountainstrust.org or call MRT Monday through Friday 8am to 4:30pm at (818) 591-1701 ext. 203.

Make a Difference Day: Crayfish Removal Open House @ Medea Creek Tickets
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Make a Difference Day: Crayfish Removal Open House @ Medea Creek | Agoura Hills | California | United States

Make a Difference Day is held on the fourth Saturday in October every year, and it’s one of the largest annual single days of service nationwide. Folks of all ages, religious backgrounds, and races come out and help make a difference in their communities through acts of service.

This year, join Mountains Restoration Trust as we work to make a difference in the streams of Agoura Hills!! We’ll be hosting a Crayfish Removal Open House as we try to make a difference for the aquatic communities in the Santa Monica Mountains. We’ll be working in Medea Creek out in Agoura Hills.

Registration for this event is FREE, but required! Register here. Volunteers under the age of 18 will need to have the Parent/Guardian Consent Form signed to participate. Just be sure you turn it in to our staff on the day of the event!

Parking for the event: You can park in a dirt lot in the southwest corner of Agoura Road and Kanan Road, right across from Islands Restaurant. Driving south on Kanan, cross Agoura Road and go a little past the dirt lot. About 100 feet after crossing the intersection, there will be a place for you to turn in and pull in to the dirt lot.MRT staff will have plenty of signs to guide you!

Have any questions? You can email our Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@mountainstrust.org, or give us a call at (818)591-1701. We’re in the office Monday through Friday, from 8am to 4:30pm.

Nov
4
Sat
Calabasas Blue Habitat Restoration @ Juan Bautista de Anza Park Tickets
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Calabasas Blue Habitat Restoration @ Juan Bautista de Anza Park | Agoura Hills | California | United States

Join Mountains Restoration Trust to help restore native grasslands in the foothills west of Juan Bautista De Anza Park in Calabasas. Native grasses, including purple needlegrass and creeping wild rye, and flowering perennials and shrubs will be planted by volunteers under supervision by MRT tech crew from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Please arrive by 8:45 a.m. and look for our group on the west side of the park. Parking is limited to street side spaces to avoid impacting park visitors. Bring hat, water, snack, and sturdy shoes. Gloves and tools will be provided.

This is great fun for kids and families! Volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or a guardian. Volunteers under the age of 18 must bring the Parental Consent Form. Registration is required (Go to the calendar and use the Book Online link on the individual event’s listing).

Have more questions? Contact us at volunteer@mountainstrust.org or call MRT Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at (818) 591-1701 ext. 203.

Coyote Scat ID Party @ NPS Headquarters Tickets
Nov 4 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Coyote Scat ID Party @ NPS Headquarters | Thousand Oaks | California | United States

Come work with biologists from Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area to dissect sterilized coyote scat (poop!) collected in the Conejo Valley area, and to identify the contents!

We will provide protective equipment and tools. Please bring lunch/snacks, if you’ll want to eat during the event, and water. We ask that participants under age 16 come with a parent or guardian, and to our younger audiences, please realize that scat dissection is a delicate science and requires patience and focus. If you’re coming with a kid, please download a ticket for each of you.

If you have magnification equipment or table lights that you would like to bring, feel free, but we have plenty to share as well!

Please RSVP (October 7 | November 4) and email us at lacoyoteproject@gmail.com with any questions!

Nov
11
Sat
Invasive Crayfish Removal Open House @ Tapia State Park Tickets
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Invasive Crayfish Removal Open House @ Tapia State Park | Agoura Hills | California | United States

Join Mountains Restoration Trust to preserve and protect the streams and creeks of the Malibu Creek Watershed. The invasive, non-native crayfish are harmful to the ecosystem of the Santa Monica Mountains. They prey on native species, reduce water quality, and cause problems with creek bed erosion. We need your help in trapping and removing the crayfish as well as picking up trash along the stream.

Great Fun for Kids and Families! Volunteers 18 years or younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Volunteers under the age of 18 must bring this form with a parent or guardian’s signature if the parent or guardian is not attending.

Registration is Required
Registered volunteers will receive an email confirmation with more details. Sign up online here:

Have more questions?
Contact us at volunteer@mountainstrust.org or call MRT Monday through Friday 8am to 4:30pm at (818) 591-1701 ext. 203.

Potrero Creek Restoration @ Rancho Sierra Vista Tickets
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Potrero Creek Restoration @ Rancho Sierra Vista

Join Mountains Restoration Trust to help maintain our restoration site on National Park Service land in Newbury Park. You’ll be helping to maintain the land by removing invasive plants, mulching, and watering. We are working to return this critical habitat back to the oak woodland it once was after years of ranching and farming. The natives you will be maintaining include Coast Live Oak, Valley Oak, Western Sycamore, and supporting vegetation in a riparian flood plain, alongside Potrero Creek.

This is great fun for kids and families! Volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or a guardian. Volunteers under the age of 18 must bring the Parental Consent Form.

Registration is required (Go to the calendar and use the Book Online link on the individual event’s listing).

Have more questions? Contact us at volunteer@mountainstrust.org or call MRT Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at (818) 591-1701 ext. 203.

Nov
18
Sat
Fire Recovery at Headwaters Corner @ Headwaters Corner Tickets
Nov 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fire Recovery at Headwaters Corner @ Headwaters Corner | Calabasas | California | United States

Mountains Restoration Trust is working to restore the hillsides around Headwaters Corner and Dry Canyon Creek after a massive fire in June 2016.

Come join us for a morning outdoors! Lend a hand with our post-fire restoration efforts, re-vegetating land after the Old Fire of June 2016. Help us control invasive plant species, care for the plants that are starting to regrow, and learn about the unique native annuals we are working to protect here in the Santa Monica Mountains!

This event is fun for kids and families! Volunteers under the age of 16 must bring the Parental Consent Form, which can be found on our website.

This is a free event and open to the public. For more information about Mountains Restoration Trust visit http://www.mountainstrust.org, or contact us at volunteer@mountainstrust.org.