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Bureau of Land Management, Palm Springs-South Coast Field Office

Big Morongo Canyon Preserve Parking Lot ( meet at Kiosk in parking lot)

11055 East Drive, Morongo Valley, CA 92256

Host: Danielle Ortiz '03

Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Child Participation: Yes

Minimum age: There is no minimum age requirement, but a child must be able to hike 3 miles round trip.

Handicap Accessible: No, project is not entirely handicap accessible. Participants must be able to hike 3 miles round trip.

Maximum Volunteers: 50

Description of Activity: Volunteers will assist Bureau of Land Management staff restore a riparian area that was damaged by a wildfire. Restoration activities will include: eradicating invasive species, native seed collection, vertical mulching of fire lines, and trail maintenance.

Participants need to dress for working out in the field - sturdy shoes for hiking, long pants, a hat and bring a refillable water bottle. All other tools and equipment will be provided by staff, including water refilling stations for reusable water bottles. Participants should also bring snacks and food for lunch in the field.

About the organization: The BLM's mission is to manage and conserve the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations under our mandate of multiple-use and sustained yield. Learn more