Celebrate RPD Earth Month

Celebrate Earth Month with SF Rec and Park

Earth Day at Bernal Hill on April 20
Join the SF Recreation and Parks and REI for Earth Day this year at Bernal Hill to help restore habitat and trails. On April 20th from 9 a.m. to noon, come for a vigorous morning workout removing invasive radish from the hillside or repairing the trail tread. Enjoy watershed activities with Kids In Parks to learn more about erosion. Volunteers should wear long sleeves, pants, and sturdy closed-toed shoes.  Light snacks will be provided, and items will be raffled off to those who volunteer. Registration is limited, so please contact joe.grey@sfgov.org now to reserve your spot.

California Academy of Sciences Earth Day Work Parties
Be an Earth Day hero! This month, the California Academy of Sciences is partnering with the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, The National Park Service and the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department on several volunteer projects taking place in Golden Gate Park and beyond. Help Preserve the landscape and biodiversity of San Francisco’s most treasure natural spaces. RSVP is limited, sign up today! Email kimberly.kiefer@sfgov.org to register for any of these following three events:

April 20, Bison Paddock Native Plant Project, 9 a.m.-12 noon
Bison Paddock Volunteer Project. Partner with the Golden Gate Audubon Society to restore the White Crown Sparrow habitat in front of the Bison Paddock. Volunteers will assist with weeding and tending the paddock’s native plantings. Advance registration is required.

April 27, Alvord Lake Restoration, 9 a.m.-12 noon
Help the Friends of Alvord Lake restore this historic site. Volunteers will assist with weeding, mulching and tending to recent plantings to encourage the beautification of the area. Space is limited and advance registration is required.

April 27, Music Concourse/Rhododendron Dell, 9 a.m.-12 noon
Academy Assistant Curator Kristen Natoli will discuss her work keeping the Academy’s four-story rainforest ecosystem healthy. Volunteers will assist with weeding, mulching and tending the Rhododendrons. Space is limited. Advance registration is required.

Every day is Earth Day!
Come and check out these monthly ongoing park volunteer opportunities as a part of Earth Month. Space is limited, so please RSVP early.

-Saturday, April 6, at Buena Vista, 9 a.m.-12 noon. RSVP to joe.grey@sfgov.org
-Saturday, April 6, at Mount Davidson, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. RSVP to joe.grey@sfgov.org
-Saturday, April 6, with Friends of Crocker Amazon at McLaren Park, 9 a.m. to 12 noon, RSVP to kimberly.kiefer@sfgov.org
-Saturday, April 13, at the GGP Oak Woodlands, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. RSVP to joe.grey@sfgov.org

Download our Earth Month flier here.