Volunteer Opportunities

Spaces in each program are limited and volunteers must call to register in advance. No walk-ups will be allowed. To register call (562) 570-1745.

3rd Saturday Wetland Warrior Cleanup at Colorado Lagoon
Only 5% of California’s once vast coastal wetlands remain today.  Join our Weekend Wetland Warrior team as we explore and help protect the critical habitat at Colorado Lagoon Marine Biological Reserve.  Two hours of time can save wildlife.  Wear sturdy shoes.  Rain cancels.   

Saturdays, June 18, July 16,
August 20 10 A.M. – 12 P.M.

Meet near the bike racks along Appian Way. Parking fee is waived.
Pre-registration is required (562) 570-1745.

If you’re wanting to make a difference in the lives of plants, animals and people, you are warmly invited to participate in our volunteer opportunities. There’s something for everyone; come once or as often as your schedule allows.   

1st Saturday Stewards
Help us maintain the beauty of the Nature Center by cleaning the stream, pulling weeds, clearing the trails or spreading mulch.  Wear sturdy shoes.  Rain cancels.

Saturdays, June 4, July 2, August 6, 10 A.M. – 12 P.M.

4th Saturday El Dorado Regional Park Cleanup
Join fellow park-lovers to clean up fishing line and other debris from our beautiful park and lakes.  An hour of your time can really make a difference!  Wear sturdy shoes, bring water and wear a hat and sunscreen.  All ages welcome. Children and youth under 18 must bring an adult. 

Saturdays, June 25, July 23, August 27, 9 -10 A.M. 
Meet at the parking lot on the left just past El Dorado Frontier in Area III.

Get directly involved in protecting our coastline!  Any individual, family, civic or non-profit organization, business, etc. is eligible to join the Adopt–A–Beach program.  We provide everything you need!

Call El Dorado Nature Center at 1(562) 570-1745 to make arrangements or for more information.

2022 California Coastal Cleanup Day
Join other passionate volunteers in Long Beach for this annual, statewide event. Cleanups will take place at multiple beach locations. For more information and group registration, call (562) 570-1745.

Saturday, September 17th, 9-10 A.M.