Grand Opening of Mother Nature's Backyard
June 2, 2012
Second Sunday Stroll January 8, 2012
Tule Doll-Making Demo with Craig Torres
Tree Removal Project January 2012
A number of invasive trees needed to be removed from the Preserve. Photos of the
project were taken by Glenda Higgins Chiang of Musings Photography and posted
This project made possible with funding from the Earth Island Institute and
support from the California Coastal Conservancy and the Southern California
Wetlands Recovery Project.
Members and Volunteers Appreciation Day
November 13, 2011
Schedule: 1:00 – 2:00 Strolled the Preserve with Board members and learned about
exciting success stories at the Preserve in 2011. Then we moved to the Community
Room at the Park, light refreshments were available.
2: 30 Special viewing of documentary “Gardena Willows Wetland Preserve” by Randy
3:30 Drawings for special prizes – everyone present had a chance to win!
Birding with Bob - May 5, 2010
At 8:30AM an intrepid group of bird watchers met at the Gardena
Willows Wetland Preserve for coffee and an introduction to the site by Dr.
Connie Vadheim, Professor of Biology at California State University, Dominguez
Hills. This was a special event arranged for the customers of Bob Shanman's Wild
Birds Unlimited Nature Shop. There were lots of birds to see that morning
and the outing was enjoyed by all.
The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints
Helping Hands Day - May 8, 2010
Seventy-five volunteers from local Mormon churches gathered at the
Gardena Willows Wetland Preserve to remove non-native plants and trash from the
preserve. A tremendous amount of work was accomplished and the efforts of
these wonderful volunteers were greatly appreciated.
May 22, 2010 at Arthur Johnson Memorial Park, Gardena
It was a beautiful, perfect day for the Environmental Festival.
There was food, entertainment, educational booths, tours of the Preserve,
presentations and more!
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City of Gardena