Oak Watering Volunteer Event

Join Rivers & Lands Conservancy staff on Saturday, July 15th to help take care of our oak restoration sites at our Cienega Canyon Preserve. We will be hand watering the young oak seedlings to help give them their best chance of survival before the summer heat. All ages are welcome to attend. Volunteers will be carrying water and walking over approximately 1-3 miles of dirt trails. Portions of the trail can be uneven and can include some uphill and downhill terrain.

Space is limited. Interested volunteers must RSVP to Rachael at to reserve a spot.

Many thanks to our project funders at Edison International for supporting our efforts to restore and steward oak woodland habitat at Cienega Canyon Preserve.

Volunteer Beautification Event with Keep Riverside Clean & Beautiful!


Join Rivers & Lands Conservancy for a morning of community volunteerism as we partner with our friends at Keep Riverside Clean & Beautiful during their Ward 6 Project on Thursday, June 29th. Rivers & Lands Conservancy staff will specifically be leading a small team of volunteers to help remove some weeds from our California Native Plant Garden at Bryant Park. Check out the flyer for more details and click here to register!

California Native Plant Garden Maintenance Volunteer Event!

Join Rivers & Lands Conservancy staff on Friday, June 16th from 9am-11:30am to help us take care of the California native plant garden at Martha McLean-Anza Narrows Park, located in located in Riverside! We will be mulching and weeding to help spruce up this important patch of habitat along the Santa Ana River Trail. Space is limited, save your spot today!  All volunteers must RSVP to Rachael at 

Thanks to our project partners at the City of Riverside Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department for generously donating the mulch and supporting our ongoing efforts to restore native plant habitat while beautifying our community spaces and public parks.