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Join Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve staff and volunteers in enhancing the Bay’s habitat for local wildlife. Activities may include non-native plant removal, planting natives, watering, trash cleanup and Butterfly Garden maintenance.

No experience necessary.  Please bring a hat, sunscreen, snacks and refillable water bottle. Water and tools will be provided.

Minors age 16 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. 

Adverse weather will cancel the program. The program and parking are free. 

Space is limited and registration is highly encouraged. Learn more and register here. Walk-ins are welcome but may be limited due to availability. 

For questions, please contact resource specialist Emma Arago at or call (657) 692-5401.

closed for restoration