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Restoration Days

Be an Ocean Connector and join us for local plant restoration!

Get exclusive access to the coastal sage scrub habitat behind Living Coast Discovery Center, plant native plants, remove invasive species, and help restore the ecosystem. There are add-on options for special groups like coffee, yoga, guided meditation, nature walks, ecology talks, and more!

Sign up for one of our upcoming dates or email to book your private event today!

Duration 3 Hours
Group Size Maximum 30
Ticket Cost Free
Season Year Round

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Whats Included

  • Options for coffee, yoga, meditation, or guided nature walks.
  • Native plant and all tools needed for restoration work.

What You Need to Know

  • Restoring coastal sage scrub is vital for the local wildlife to thrive.
  • This event takes place in the South Bay at one of our designated sites.
  • Ocean Connectors guides will explain how to complete restoration (no prior experience needed).


What fitness level is required?

During this event, we will stay localized in the same area. Please be able to walk about a mile. Also, be able to bend over and squat down to complete plant removal and restoration. Please understand your physical limitations and be aware that we are able to modify all of these activities to match your fitness level.

Why is this event free?

Ocean Connectors is a nonprofit program with a mission to educate, inspire, and connect youth in underserved Pacific coastal communities through the study of migratory marine life. Our goal is to empower local residents to experience local ecosystems and make a difference. We believe that cost shouldn’t be a barrier.

What is citizen science?

Citizen science is the practice of public participation and collaboration in research to increase scientific knowledge. Citizen science helps with gathering scientific data as well as fostering community involvement. On this tour we will use apps like iNaturalist and Seek. Data collected using these can play an increasingly important role in science and conservation, with applications ranging from research and monitoring to species management, habitat protection, and informing law and policy.

How can I give back and support youth education?

If you feel called to do so, we graciously accept donations to help us cover our costs and support our education programs.

Planning a special occasion or team-building event?

Don’t see a date/time that you are looking for?

Contact for requests about additional dates, private tours, and group bookings. 

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