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APA Service Day with The Nature Conservancy in Ventura County

Event Date: 
September 26, 2020

Join fellow planners for an outdoor, and socially distant, service day in support of The Nature Conservancy’s work along the Santa Clara River.

Inspired by the passage of Ventura County’s Habitat Connectivity and Wildlife Overlay, which covers this event’s location, the service day is a trash clean up at a property located near the Santa Clara River and owned by The Nature Conservancy. Attendees will meet at the site and be provided with direction by The Nature Conservancy’s staff for the morning cleanup event.

Want to know more about The Nature Conservancy’s work along the Santa Clara River? Learn more at https://www.nature.org/en-us/get-involved/how-to-help/places-we-protect/the-nature-conservancy-in-california-santa-clara-river-california-con/

The events details include:

  • Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020
  • Time: 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
  • Equipment: Bring protective gloves, water for personal use, hat for shade, and any other personal equipment that you would like to have available for the duration of the event.
  • Description: Attendees will be supporting The Nature Conservancy through a trash pick up activity at one of their properties along the Santa Clara River. Staff from The Nature Conservancy will be on hand to talk about the organization’s local conservation efforts and plans for the future.
  • Registration: This event is limited to the first 10 people to sign up and registration is required. Click here to register.
  • Location: Group will meet in Santa Paula at the 12th Street bridge, where it crosses the Santa Clara River, and begin the event at this location. Additional rendezvous details will be provided to registered participants prior to the event.
  • Cost: No cost.
  • Social Distancing and COVID-19: Masks and social distancing will be required. Additional details related to precautions that will be taken during the event will be sent to interested parties following the event. Individuals who choose not to adhere to COVID-19 precautions will be asked to depart the event by organizers.
  • Questions: Contact the event organizer, Clay Downing (clay.e.downing@gmail.com).

Feedback Welcome

This event type relatively new for the Central Coast Section of the APA. If you think a service event does or does not fit your expectations about what the APA should be providing to its members – please contact the local organizer, Clay Downing (clay.e.downing@gmail.com), to share your thoughts on this or other events in the future.

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