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4/17 Saturdays in the Soil

Saturday, April 17 | 10 a.m. to noon
Every third Saturday at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

It’s time to get your hands dirty! We’re excited to relaunch Saturdays in the Soil, a monthly volunteer program in our native plant garden. Learn about local ecology, native plants, and sustainable gardening while coming together as a community (in a physically distanced manner!) to steward Tyrrell Park through the City’s Adopt-A-Park program.

Space is limited and RSVPs are required.

Email volunteer@santacruzmuseum.org to express interest.

What to Expect

  • This native plant garden requires general landscaping, occasional watering, weeding, and replanting.
  • All ages are welcome; children under 14 require adult supervision.
  • Masks are required at all times
  • You are encouraged to bring your own gloves (though this is not required)
  • Limited to 12 volunteers
  • RSVP required
  • Check-in at the amphitheater
  • Upon arrival an orientation will be provided by staff:
    • Covid safety: temperature check, waiver, distancing overview
    • Project details
    • Native plant enrichment