Trailhead Hosts – Black Sands Beach

Black Sands Beach 865 Beach Rd, Shelter Cove, CA, United States

Friends of the Lost Coast's Trailhead Hosts program organizes volunteers to assist BLM with engaging visitors at Black Sands Beach in Shelter Cove on the weekends of highest summer usage - Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor Day. Our Trailhead Hosts answer questions and share information about the King Range, park rules/regulations, beach safety, and…

Shelter Cove Adopt-A-Beach Cleanup

Cape Mendocino Lighthouse at Mal Coombs Park - Shelter Cove 1176 Lower Pacific Dr, Shelter Cove, CA, United States

Join FOLC and BLM on Wednesday, July 5th from 9am to 12pm for our second Adopt-A-Beach Cleanup of 2023!  Timed to occur the morning after Shelter Cove's massive July 4th festivities, this is perhaps the most important beach cleanup of the year.  We'll meet 9am at Mal Coombs Park and will work until noon to…

Native Plant Garden Volunteer Work Party

Lost Coast Education Center and Native Plant Garden 768 Shelter Cove Rd, Whitethorn, CA, United States

Join us in the Native Plant Garden at the Lost Coast Education Center in Whitethorn for our First Thursday of the month volunteer work party! Please bring your own water and snacks. Tools will be provided. Rain cancels. RSVP required. Email [email protected] for more information or to RSVP.

Geologic Ruminations of the Lost Coast Hike w/ Sam Flanagan

Black Sands Beach 865 Beach Rd, Shelter Cove, CA, United States

Join FOLC and Sanctuary Forest on Saturday, July 8 for the first of two summer geology hikes with BLM Geologist, Sam Flanagan. We’ll walk, wander and talk about the geologic processes shaping the Lost Coast, an exciting geologic destination where the earth’s plates converge to create a dynamic landscape that is ever-evolving. Our lives occupy…

Native Plant Garden Volunteer Work Party

Lost Coast Education Center and Native Plant Garden 768 Shelter Cove Rd, Whitethorn, CA, United States

Join us in the Native Plant Garden at the Lost Coast Education Center in Whitethorn for our Third Sunday of the month volunteer work party! Please bring your own water and snacks. Tools will be provided. Rain cancels. Email [email protected] for more information or to RSVP.

Sinkyone Tansy Ragwort Bash

Sinkyone Wilderness State Park CA, United States

Tansy Ragwort is an invasive non-native plant that can be lethal to local deer and elk populations and you can help in removing it from Sinkyone Wilderness State Park by joining Friends of the Lost Coast, Sanctuary Forest and the North Coast Redwoods District of CA State Parks for a day of stewardship on Saturday,…

King Peak Moonlight Hike

BLM Office - 768 Shelter Cove Rd, Whitethorn 768 Shelter Cove Rd, Whitethorn, CA, United States

Join FOLC on Monday, July 31 for a pre-full moon hike to King Peak, highest point in King Range National Conservation Area and one of the tallest coastal peaks in the Lower 48 States.  Meet at the BLM office in Whitethorn at 3:30pm to caravan to Lightning Trailhead (4WD recommended).  We will then summit the…

Native Plant Garden Volunteer Work Party

Lost Coast Education Center and Native Plant Garden 768 Shelter Cove Rd, Whitethorn, CA, United States

Join us in the Native Plant Garden at the Lost Coast Education Center in Whitethorn for our First Thursday of the month volunteer work party! Please bring your own water and snacks. Tools will be provided. Rain cancels. RSVP required. Email [email protected] for more information or to RSVP.

Native Plant Garden Volunteer Work Party

Lost Coast Education Center and Native Plant Garden 768 Shelter Cove Rd, Whitethorn, CA, United States

Join us in the Native Plant Garden at the Lost Coast Education Center in Whitethorn for our Third Sunday of the month volunteer work party! Please bring your own water…

Geology of the Wildcat Group Hike

Officially titled "California’s Coastline - Uplift, Erosion, and the Hidden Geologic Grandeur of the Lost Coast Headlands,” join FOLC and Sanctuary Forest on Saturday, August 26 for the second of…