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Care For Big Bear Opportunities

Care For Big Bear is hosting a Trash Clean-Up Day on Sunday, July 7 from 10 AM - 12 PM. Location is the lake shoreline, Veteran's Park, Ski Beach Park, and Boulder Bay Park.

It is recommended that you wear boots, long pants, and clothing you don't mind getting dirty. Gloves, trash bags, picker uppers, water and snacks, and hand sanitizer will be provided by Care For Big Bear but you're welcome to bring your own.

How to Participate:

Step 1: Fill out the sign-up form below.
Step 2:
Arrive at Big Bear Lake Visitor at 9:30 AM to grab supplies. Location 40824 Big Bear Blvd.
Step 3:
While the objective is to clear litter from the landscape, it's also a day to enjoy being outdoors. Clean-up concludes at 12 PM.

Care For Big Bear Trash Clean-Up Form

Southern California Mountains Foundation Opportunities

Trail Work Days

Join the Southern California Mountains Foundation's Big Bear Trails program during their trail work days to maintain and better the San Bernardino National Forest trails in our valley. Mark these dates on your calendar!

Trail Work Dates

Forest Restoration Days

Join monthly restoration projects to conserve the San Bernardino National Forest. These volunteer events improve the habitat for wildlife, plants, the Monarch butterfly, and other pollinators. Activities may include collecting and dispersing native seeds, planting of native species, slashing, barrier installation, nursery work, watering and restoration site maintenance and restoring illegal user created routes. Some events will require driving on USFS dirt roads. A high clearance vehicle is recommended, 4-wheel drive not required. Please sign up in advance. Pre-Registration is required as space is limited.

Time: Select Saturdays from 9 AM - 3PM

Email Megan Clement at or Lisa Underwood at for additional info.

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