Please help us remove invasive hemlock, mustard and thistles threatening 600 natives we planted in November!
Your help removing these non-native plants continues our decades long efforts to restore HMB State Beach's coastal habitat.
You'll feel great helping out, and the native birds, insects and mammals living there will appreciate the improved ecosystem we create.
Registration is required for this event at calparks.org/volunteer. You'll need to sign a waiver to participate.
All ages are welcome, but minors must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian.
Because of festival parking limitations, this event is limited to the first 40 registered volunteers!
Bring your filled water bottle, sunscreen, good spirits and energy. We'll provide everything else - a free State Parks parking pass good for the day, snacks (fruit, donut holes), tools, gloves, training and expertise.
Please wear layers as it often starts out cool but warms up later. Closed toed shoes, long pants and long sleeved shirts are recommended for the restoration work.
Afterwards stay and enjoy food truck fare, free live music, a guided nature walk, and educational activities for all ages at the free 6th annual Coastal Wildflower Day Festival!
If you are staying for the festival, you may want to bring a change of clothes, and lawn chairs or a blanket to enjoy a picnic lunch, some music, or the long sandy beach!
See you there!
John Salcido, Park Champions Core Lead