2016 Events and Classes--FREE!
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fun, exciting and educational events!
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of Activities at Mother Nature's Backyard
Stroll the Preserve
of the Preserve
Would you like to immerse yourself in a relaxing
stroll through wilderness? Here is your chance!
and take a walk through the Gardena Willows Wetland Preserve on
the second Sunday of every month 1PM to 4PM
Be sure to wear sturdy walking shoes, a hat,
sunscreen and insect repellant and bring your camera!!
here for 2016 monthly activities and hours of operation
The entrance to the Preserve is in Arthur
Johnson Park (formerly South Gardena Park),
between Normandie and Vermont Avenues, one block north of
Artesia Blvd at
1200 West 170th Street, Gardena, CA.
Out of the Wilds and into
Your Garden -- Gardening with South Bay Native Plants
Free Classes Presented by Dr. Connie Vadheim
2016 Class Calendar (PDF)
1731 W. Gardena Blvd.
for more information call (310) 217-0681
This is the only gardening series to
feature native plants appropriate for the Gardena/South Bay
area – and it’s FREE! This program is being offered by
the Friends of Gardena Willows Wetland Preserve.