Wildland Volunteer Network

2018 Volunteer Trainings in the San Francisco Bay Area

East Bay Volunteer Training with Cal-IPC

Volunteer group, East Bay Regional Park District.

Are you a volunteer steward working on restoration in a Bay Area community? Join us for one for our 2018 trainings on invasive plant management, designed for volunteers. Trainings are appropriate for expert volunteers as well as those who are new to invasive plant management. Topics include: invasive plant biology, control methods, restoration strategies, tools of the trade, mapping using Calflora, and more! Register via the link below to join us at a training near you!

  • East Bay: Trudeau Center in Oakland on April 7, 2018
  • Peninsula: Portola Valley Community Center on May 26, 2018
  • North Bay: Pepperwood Preserve in Santa Rosa on June 16, 2018
  • South Bay: Don Edwards National Wildlife Refuge, Environmental Education Center in Alviso on Sept. 29


  • Expert Training & WVN Planning Event: Trudeau Center in Oakland on Nov. 3. (More details to come)

Online Map of Volunteer Projects

Are you working on a volunteer project to address invasive plants? Please add your organization and site(s) to the map! (Just click on the map below to get started.) Volunteer groups have begun adding their invasive plant management projects to an online map, with brief descriptions of the project. This allows volunteers to see what efforts are going on near them and who else is working on particular plants of concern. Instructions for adding your projects to the Wildland Volunteer Map!