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— Community Service Events & Links —

Get involved and make a difference in your world! Listed below are various community service events in which you can participate to help improve your environment and links to which you can refer for more information. We also welcome your volunteer involvement or financial supportcontact us for additional information. Call (310) 457-9783 for more information about the following events:

  • Beach Cleanup Days

  • Equestrian Programs/Summer Camp

  • Habitat Restoration

  • Wellness Programs

  • Retreats

  • Nature Walks — Docent-led interpretative nature walks provide interesting and educational information about the natural, cultural, and archeological history of Nicholas Canyon and surrounding areas. Hikes are easy to moderate. Bring water, sunscreen, hat, and comfortable hiking shoes.

    The dates for nature walks are generally the 3rd Sunday of the month. All nature hikes begin promptly at 9 a.m. from Sycamore Lodge. No charge. Advance reservations are required.

  • Community Lecture Series — Living in Balance with Nature is a free series of lecture-workshops offered to provide practical information to assist members of the community to live more balanced lives. The series focuses on the whole person with a broad spectrum of topics, each presented to assist participants in aligning visions and goals with actions and results.

  • Special Events — Art Shows, Native Flute concerts, Community lecture series, Summer/Winter Solstice events (weather permitting).

  • Santa Monica Mountain Related Websites
Nature Based Education
Outdoor recreation and nature-based education expands the horizons of young and old alike.
Nature Based Education
Habitat conservation includes protection of beaches and shorelines, in cooperation with public agencies and private parties.
Nature Based Education
A variety of recreational activities — including horseback riding — are available to complement our array of educational and wellness programs.
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