(CANCELLED) Mt Burdell Preserve Planting Day

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Fri, Dec 8, 2023 10:00am-1:00pm
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Orange, black and white monarch butterfly seen landing on purple milkweed flowers.

This event has been cancelled. Please join us at a future Mt Burdell Preserve Planting Day later in December and in January!

When: Friday, December 8, 2023, 10 am–1 pm;

Where: Mt Burdell Preserve, Novato; specific meeting location will be listed in the registration confirmation email. ​Registration is required.

Join us in a community planting day to enhance Monarch habitat! We will be planting the Monarch's host plant (Narrow-leaf Milkweed) and nectar plants to provide food for the Monarch throughout its life stages. All tools and training are provided.

This project involves a short hike in (5 minutes), walking on uneven terrain with option to drop down into a 2-3 foot drainage. There are no facilities (including restrooms) at this volunteer event. Please be prepared to use a facili-tree or stop by a local business beforehand.

Please wear warm clothes, closed-toe shoes, and bring a water bottle. Workday will occur rain or shine.

Grant funds for this project have been provided by Wildlife Conservation Board and Prop 68.



Groups of five or more require special arrangements and must be confirmed in advance. Visit our Groups volunteer page to learn more.

Age, Skills, What to Bring:

  • Volunteers ages 12 and up are welcome. Read our Youth Policy Guidelines (PDF) for youth under the age of 15.
  • We'll be working rain or shine. Wear clothes that can get dirty. Long pants and closed-toe shoes are required. Bring layers for changing weather and rain gear if necessary.
  • Bring a personal water bottle and sunscreen.
  • No experience necessary. Training and tools will be provided. Fulfills community service requirements

The Golden Gate National Parks Volunteer Program is a cooperative parkwide effort of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, the National Park Service, and the Presidio Trust.

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Past Event Dates

Fri, 12/08/2023 10:00AM-1:00PM

Contact Information

For general questions regarding volunteer programs, contact us at (415) 561-3044 or volunteer@parksconservancy.org

You can also view the Volunteer FAQ page for more information.

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