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The Friends of the Carrizo Plain work to support the managing partners in the Education, Interpretation, and Conservation of the unique resources of the Carrizo Plain National Monument.
The Friends of the Carrizo Plain supports the managing partners in the Education, Interpretation, and Conservation of the unique resources of the Carrizo Plain National Monument.
Individuals who can commit for return visits can provide a great range of service: monitoring roads, installing signs, leading hikes, removing weeds, assisting visitors.
In addition to the hundreds of individual members of the Friends that make contributions of time and money to further our mission, we encourage you to support the groups and organizations that are helping us achieve our Mission.
Projects and Activities
What we have done and what we are working on
Outreach – Ongoing
Provide Educational Outreach Displays at various public venues including: Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival, San Luis Obispo Earth Day Festival, and more. The FOCP also operates the gift shop at the Goodwin Education Center and provides the computerized kiosks at the...
Education – Ongoing
Encourage and provide financial support to local school field trips to the Carrizo Plain National Monument.
Fundraising – Ongoing
Conduct fundraisers and seek grants to support the mission of The Friends of the Carrizo Plain. Our fundraisers are to support our projects. We develop a long range Business Plan to highlight future projects we are trying to fund. View our most recent Business...
Community Support – Ongoing
Provide financial or logistical support to surrounding organizations including: Taft Chamber of Commerce Visitor’s Center, De-fencers of the Carrizo, and Santa Luis Obispo Earth Day Festival, Morro Bay Wild Bird Festival, and more. Encourage and provide financial...
Collaboration with BLM – Ongoing
Work with BLM to further educational goals for the Carrizo Plain National Monument. Provide Financial Support for the BLM’s annual National Public Lands Day events on the Carrizo Plain National Monument. Purchase most of the merchandise and manage all Bookkeeping,...
Friends provide news and interest articles to the Carrizo Guide, and send an update of the year’s activity to members at year’s end. The Friends are activity working on building a second annual publication that would be offset by 6 months from the publication of the...
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