Last week, we crossed the halfway mark for our 16th season of giving something back through weeklong service projects. While there's still a large amount of work to be done, there aren't many spots available in the latter half of our season. However, spaces are still available for these three neat places:
Mt. Rainier National Park, Sept. 8 - 14
Join us on the first WV project in the San Gabriels. Mountains are more than a scenic backdrop for the bustling city life of LA and the inland empire. These mountains support an interesting array of wildlife, many native species of plants benefiting from the range of microclimate and elevation variation, and also provide a much needed watershed for Southern California. Our service project in this proposed wilderness is the removal of invasive Spanish Broom, which thrived following 2009's wildfires. We'll work with the Angeles National Forest's biology team to eradicate these invasives and also collect native seed for replanting.
The area offers much in the way of human history with archaeologists uncovering ite