Garden Guide Volunteer Training

Date: Saturday, January 6, 2018

- Saturday, February 3, 2018

Time: 10:00AM - 1:00PM

Instructor: Education Staff

Location: Blaksley Library & Garden Grounds

Garden Guide Training @ $15.00

Join our enthusiastic & knowledgeable community of volunteers

For public tours, school tours, and other education volunteers. Share your passion for native plants, natural history, and foster the conservation of California’s flora by serving as a guide to the Garden, organizing a discovery station, or interpreting the wonderful natural world around us.

Training includes basic classes in botany, horticulture, ecology and Garden history, with an emphasis on environmental interpretation.

    • Continue learning with docent-led walks, workshops, field trips, and discounted classes
    • Training and tours take place on weekdays and weekends
    • New docents are paired with an experienced mentor
    • Flexible hours and a variety of opportunities cater to your passions and needs

This Education Volunteer Training is required for all Education Volunteers.

Click here to find out more about opportunities in education.


5 Saturdays

January 6, 13, 20 & 27
February 3

Botany/Natural History
Creatures in the Garden