Category Archives: Event

June 22, Ranger Talk: Kids and Wilderness PLUS Afternoon Nature Talk

Saturday June 22 is our weekly Nature Talk at Barton Flats Campground, 2:00 p.m. See us at the host site then and after dinner, come for the Ranger Talk!

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June 15 Ranger Talk – Rattlesnakes

June 8 Nature Program

SGWA will present a nature program at Barton Flats Campground on June 8, 2019, at 2 p.m. Meet at the host’s site for a fun and informative talk.

June 8 Ranger Talk – The Amazing John Muir

2019 Ranger Talks

The schedule for SGWA’s 2019 Ranger Talks is now posted! See it here: http://sgwa.org/events/ranger-talks/

This Saturday’s talk (June 1) will be “The Secret Life of Trees”. Smokey hopes to see you there!

Join Us – Mill Creek Restoration Day Saturday May 12

Join SGWA volunteers at the Thurman Flats Picnic Area on Saturday May 12, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. for the first clean-up day of the summer. Come and meet Smokey Bear! Everyone is welcome! Bring sturdy shoes, sunscreen, gloves and a smile – we’ll provide snacks and beverages. Learn about Leave No Trace and help restore Mill Creek to its natural beauty.   See you there!

Be a SGWA Volunteer – Training May 19! Sign up now!

Join us!

SGWA Volunteer season 2018 is now starting! Orientation for new volunteers is May 19, 2018.

SGWA Volunteers work with the USFS to provide many services in and around the San Gorgonio Wilderness. We do trail patrols both day and overnight, trail work projects, and interpretive programs at the Grayback Amphitheater. Many volunteers provide visitor information and assistance at Mill Creek Ranger Station front desk, Barton Flats Visitor Center, and the Big Falls Picnic Area.

Volunteers interact with the public so it’s necessary to have an upbeat personality and be willing to help visitors. We are especially looking for experienced backpackers for overnight patrols.

If you want to learn more about the forest, challenge your hiking skills, or just enjoy nature while helping others then this is for you. Sign up now!

Volunteer Application