Volunteer Opportunities

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, September 2, October 7, November 4, 10 A.M. – 12 P.M.

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 Jack Dunster Marine Biological Reserve.  Two hours of time can save wildlife.  Wear sturdy shoes.  Rain cancels.                                           

Saturdays, September 16,
October 21, November 18, 10 A.M. – 12 P.M.
 Meet in the parking lot in front of the rowing center.  The parking fee is waived.

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, September 23, October 28, November 25, 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.