Volunteer Opportunities

Pre-registration is required. Call (562)570-1745 or come in to the Visitors’ Center. For all volunteer programs wear sturdy shoes, bring water, and wear sun protection. Rain cancels. 

Wetland Warrior Cleanup
Only 5% of California’s once vast coastal wetlands remain today.  Join our Weekend Wetland Warrior team and help protect the critical habitat at Golden Shore Marine Biological Reserve.  Two hours of time can save wildlife.  Wear sturdy shoes. Rain cancels.  Meet next to 101 Golden Shore Ave.
Saturdays, May 19, June 16, July 21, and August 18, 10am – noon.

1st Saturday Stewards -Service Learning Opportunity
Get your hands dirty and help us improve the Nature Center’s California native habitat.  Wear sturdy shoes, bring water and wear a hat and sunscreen.
Saturdays, May 5, June 2, July 7, and August 4, 10am – noon. 

Turtle Show
Members of the Southern California Turtle and Tortoise Club will display turtles from all over the world.
Saturday, May 5, 10AM - 3PM. Free program.

2018 California Coastal Cleanup Day
You can take an active role in keeping our coastline clean and healthy.  Cleanups will take place at beaches throughout the city.  Call (562)570-1745 for more information. 
Saturday, September 15, 9am - noon.

Earth Day Coastal Cleanup 2018

Join El Dorado Nature Center and partners for our annual Earth Day Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, April 21 from 10 – noon.  

  • Belmont Pier (lot at end of Termino Ave and Ocean)
  • Cherry Beach (lot at end of Junipero Ave and Ocean)

Participation is easy!  All you need to do is show up at any site and sign in.  We will provide all of the bags and gloves, or you can bring an old bag, bucket, and gloves.  

This event provides us with a great opportunity to bring together the local community for a common cause and increase awareness about issues related to marine debris and the health of our coastline.  

Start your morning off right and meet us at the beach.

For questions call (562) 570-1745.