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Upcoming Events

The RCDSMM events calendar is your guide to conservation and education events in the Santa Monica Mountains. Check back often for new listings.

Wild City Workshop

WiLD CiTY – an outdoor workshop series by your RCD 

Join our community workshop series, WiLD CiTY – a set of hands-on immersive experiences within some of LA’s most scenic wildspaces! Experts will guide you as you re-discover local ecosystems and see nature in a whole new way.

Read more about this workshop series to start your adventure today: WiLD CiTY webpage

Tree Care at Trippet Ranch

The RCD needs your help to care for the over 250 coast live oak trees planted throughout Trippet Ranch in Topanga State Park.

Join us to water, weed, and mulch trees as well as collect meaningful data to aid in an ongoing reforestation project the RCD has been conducting since 2018.

Grow Trees - Volunteers Cheering at Oak Care Event
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Malibu Lagoon Together

Malibu Lagoon Together combines a science-based outdoor education experience with an afternoon at the beach! We’re inviting students and their families to explore and enjoy Malibu Lagoon State Beach alongisde trained RCD educators & naturalists.

This program is completely free, all you have to do is sign up. The goal of this program is to create more equitable access to outdoor spaces so preference will be given to students and families belonging to *priority communities and on a first-come-first-served basis, so reserve your spot as soon as you can. Read more about the program here and see if you qualify.

Invasive Crayfish Removal

Help the RCD remove invasive red swamp crayfish from Topanga Creek! Crayfish pose a serious threat to the endangered and threatened species that call this creek home, and we need your help to remove this pest from our impaired waterways!

Volunteers will aid RCD staff in removing, measuring, and recording data regarding invasive crayfish.

Our next crayfish removal event has not yet been scheduled. Check back on this webpage for updates. 

Red Swamp Crayfish

Regular volunteer events will soon resume. Stay up-to-date on upcoming opportunities by regularly checking this webpage, following us on social media (@rcdsmm) or signing up for our quarterly newsletter.