2017-12-09 Astronomy Night
Single 05:30PM - 07:30PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Visitors traveling to sparsely populated areas are usually delighted to discover how many more stars are visible than at home. If you’ve not yet ca...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-12-09 Saturday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 08:00AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Volunteer to spend a few hours in beautiful surroundings helping make The Reserve trails accessible to our visitors. Join the crew dedicated to pro...

Free

2017-12-09 Mistletoe and Winter Plant Walk
Single 09:00AM - 11:00AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join us for a Saturday morning walk. We will be on the lookout for mistletoe and seasonal fruit such as the "holly berry," beloved by birds. We wil...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-12-04 Monday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 07:30AM - 09:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join us for a Monday morning of clearing non-native plants and maintaining trails! Ages: 10 and up Please register online.

Free

2017-11-11 Astronomy Night
Single 05:30PM - 07:30PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Visitors traveling to sparsely populated areas are usually delighted to discover how many more stars are visible than at home. If you’ve not yet ca...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-11-11 “Thanks-nature” Family Walk
Single 09:00AM - 11:00AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Bees give us honey, trees give us air...let's thank nature and show we care! This Thanksgiving holiday season enjoy a trail walk to say "thanks" to...

Adult $5, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-11-11 Saturday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 08:00AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Volunteer to spend a few hours in beautiful surroundings helping make The Reserve trails accessible to our visitors. Join the crew dedicated to pro...

Free

2017-11-03 Full Moon Hike
Single 06:00PM - 08:00PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Enjoy the November Full Moon on The Reserve! Listen for owls, bats, and other spooky creatures of the night while we hike beneath the moonlit oaks....

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-10-28 International Observe the Moon Night
Single 07:00PM - 09:00PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN) is an annual worldwide public event that encourages observation, appreciation, and understanding of ou...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-10-14 Saturday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 08:00AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Volunteer to spend a few hours in beautiful surroundings helping make The Reserve trails accessible to our visitors. Join the crew dedicated to pro...

Free

2017-09-30 Investigating Habitats Family Walk
Single 09:00AM - 11:00AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Investigate the many different nests, burrows and holes of animals on the Reserve. Discover how native animals design and build the habitats they c...

Adult $5, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-09-23 Astronomy Night
Single 07:30PM - 09:30PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Visitors traveling to sparsely populated areas are usually delighted to discover how many more stars are visible than at home. If you’ve not yet ca...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-09-23 North Ridge Hike
Single 07:00AM - 09:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Welcome in the first weekend of Fall with a hike out to North Ridge and back along Shady Canyon. Ages: 10 and up Please register online.

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-08-19 Tarantulas and Other Many-Legged Critters of the Night Walk
Single 06:30PM - 08:30PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join guest leader, Bob Allen, to get up close and personal with tarantulas and other arthropods! We'll be on the lookout for male tarantulas making...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-08-12 Astronomy Night
Single 08:30PM - 10:30PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Visitors traveling to sparsely populated areas are usually delighted to discover how many more stars are visible than at home. If you’ve not yet ca...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-07-15 Astronomy Night
Single 08:45PM - 10:45PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Visitors traveling to sparsely populated areas are usually delighted to discover how many more stars are visible than at home. If you’ve not yet ca...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-07-08 Full Moon Hike
Single 08:00PM - 10:00PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Take in moonlit coast live oaks and sycamores on a docent-led hike through The Reserve. We’ll be serenaded by the sounds of the outdoors at night a...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-07-08 Rise and Shine Nature Walk
Single 08:30AM - 10:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Wake up with the Reserve on this summer morning nature walk. Investigate behaviors and characteristics of crepuscular animals that are most active ...

Adult $5, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-06-24 Astronomy Night
Single 08:45PM - 10:45PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Visitors traveling to sparsely populated areas are usually delighted to discover how many more stars are visible than at home. If you’ve not yet ca...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-06-18 Father’s Day Hike
Single 09:00AM - 11:00AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Take Father’s Day out on the trail this year with a two mile hike through oak woodlands and sage scrub. Make some memories by spending time togethe...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-06-17 June Bat Walk
Single 07:30PM - 09:30PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Bats are one of the many mysteries of nature. What kinds of bats live at in Orange County? Take an evening walk with bat enthusiast Michelle Rivers...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-06-10 Saturday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 08:00AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Volunteer to spend a few hours in beautiful surroundings helping make The Reserve trails accessible to our visitors. Join the crew dedicated to pro...

Free

2017-06-09 Sunset Moonrise Hike
Single 08:00PM - 10:00PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

The waning light of the day's sun and the waxing light of the rising moon will light our way as we explore The Reserve at night. Join us for a hik...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-06-05 Monday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 07:30AM - 09:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join Reserve staff for a Monday morning maintaining our trails! Ages: 10 and up Please register online.

Free

2017-06-03 Ready … Set … Summer!
Single 09:00AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Grab your hat and sense of adventure as we kick off summer on The Reserve! Adventure down the trails as we investigate the many ways plants and ani...

General $5, Supporter Free

2017-05-20 Astronomy Night
Single 08:30PM - 10:30PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Visitors traveling to sparsely populated areas are usually delighted to discover how many more stars are visible than at home. If you’ve not yet ca...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-05-14 Mother’s Day Walk
Single 08:00AM - 10:00AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Talega Trail In San Clemente (The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy) Celebrate Mother’s Day in beautiful natural surroundings on a fun discove...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-05-13 Saturday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 08:00AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Volunteer to spend a few hours in beautiful surroundings helping make The Reserve trails accessible to our visitors. Join the crew dedicated to pro...

Free

2017-05-06 Mid-Spring Nature Hike
Single 08:00AM - 10:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

This spring nature hike will traverse the Sycamore Loop trail to Gato Road, and will showcase the last of the spring wildflowers blooming on The Re...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-05-01 Monday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 07:30AM - 09:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join Reserve staff for a Monday morning maintaining our trails! Ages: 10 and up Please register online.

Free

2017-04-29 Astronomy Night
Single 08:15PM - 10:15PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Visitors traveling to sparsely populated areas are usually delighted to discover how many more stars are visible than at home. If you’ve not yet ca...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-04-23 Ridge to Ridge Hike and Picnic
Single 09:00AM - 12:00PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Enjoy spring on The Reserve with a 3.5 mile loop hike. This hike will traverse along Middle Ridge to North Ridge with breathtaking views and chanc...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-04-22 Earth Day Wildflower Walk
Single 09:00AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Enjoy the springtime beauty of wildflowers out on The Reserve. Explore ridges and canyons looking for spring wildflowers with guest botanist Tony ...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-04-18 Bird Walk
Single 08:00AM - 11:00AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Would you like to learn to identify some of our local feathered friends? Are you ready to start your “life list?” Enjoy a weekday spring morning ...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-04-15 NABA Butterfly Walk
Single 09:00AM - 11:00AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Come explore with amateur butterfly enthusiast Lee Shoemaker and learn to identify butterflies – a relaxing and fun activity. How many species wil...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-04-03 Monday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 07:30AM - 09:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join Reserve staff for a Monday morning maintaining our trails! Ages: 10 and up Please register online.

Free

2017-03-18 Middle Ridge Hike
Single 08:00AM - 10:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join us for an invigorating, steady-paced hike starting off at the majestic, 500 year-old Mother Oak. Enjoy spectacular views of The Reserve in la...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-03-11 Saturday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 08:00AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Volunteer to spend a few hours in beautiful surroundings helping make The Reserve trails accessible to our visitors. Join the crew dedicated to pro...

Free

2017-03-06 Monday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 07:30AM - 09:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join Reserve staff for a Monday morning maintaining our trails! Ages: 10 and up Please register online.

Free

2017-02-25 Astronomy Night
Single 06:30PM - 08:30PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Visitors traveling to sparsely populated areas are usually delighted to discover how many more stars are visible than at home. If you’ve not yet ca...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-02-18 Fun Finding Fungi Mushroom Walk
Single 09:00AM - 12:00PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

What are Mushrooms and Why Do We Care? Why do they grow with Oaks? Can I Touch Them? Can I Pick Them? Can I Eat Them? How to Find, Photograph, a...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-02-11 Love the Land Family Walk
Single 09:00AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Fall in love with the land this Valentine's weekend as we take a walk along the Reserve trails. Find out how grasslands, oak woodlands and coastal ...

General Admission $5, Supporter Free

2017-02-11 Saturday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 08:00AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Volunteer to spend a few hours in beautiful surroundings helping make The Reserve trails accessible to our visitors. Join the crew dedicated to pro...

Free

2017-01-28 Astronomy Night
Single 06:00PM - 08:00PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Visitors traveling to sparsely populated areas are usually delighted to discover how many more stars are visible than at home. If you’ve not yet ca...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-01-21 Fun Finding Fungi Mushroom Walk
Single 09:00AM - 12:00PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

What are Mushrooms and Why Do We Care? Why do they grow with Oaks? Can I Touch Them? Can I Pick Them? Can I Eat Them? How to Find, Photograph, a...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2017-01-07 Start the Year Off Right Hike
Single 07:30AM - 10:00AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Start the new year with a winter morning nature hike. As you traverse trails with a naturalist as your guide, you can observe shades of winter colo...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-12-10 Mistletoe and Winter Plant Walk
Single 09:00AM - 11:00AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join us for a Saturday morning walk. We will be on the lookout for mistletoe and seasonal fruit such as the "holly berry," beloved by birds. We wil...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-12-10 Saturday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 08:00AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Volunteer to spend a few hours in beautiful surroundings helping make The Reserve trails accessible to our visitors. Join the crew dedicated to pro...

Free

2016-12-05 Monday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 07:30AM - 09:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join us for a Monday morning maintaining our trails! Please register online.

Free

2016-11-25 Hike Off Your Thanksgiving Feast + Picnic
Single 10:00AM - 12:00PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Bring your Thanksgiving leftovers and join us for a post-holiday picnic and hike. We'll hike up the North Ridge trail, take a shortcut to Wilson's ...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-11-19 Fall into Nature Family Walk
Single 09:00AM - 11:00AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Breathe in the autumn air. Hear the crunch of leaves underneath your feet. Enjoy a family oriented walk on The Reserve to experience what Fall has ...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-11-12 Saturday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 08:00AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Volunteer to spend a few hours in beautiful surroundings helping make The Reserve trails accessible to our visitors. Join the crew dedicated to pro...

Free

2016-11-07 Monday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 07:30AM - 09:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join Reserve staff for a Monday morning maintaining our trails! Please register online.

Free

2016-10-29 Astronomy Night
Single 06:45PM - 08:45PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Visitors traveling to sparsely populated areas are usually delighted to discover how many more stars are visible than at home. If you’ve not yet c...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-10-29 Owl Pellet Detectives
Single 09:00AM - 11:00AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join the fun learning about owls and their pellets on this family friendly program. Pellets can provide many clues about what owls eat. We'll take...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-10-15 Full Hunter’s Moon Hike
Single 06:30PM - 08:30PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

October’s full moon provided the light needed for Native Americans to hunt during the night. Come learn about local Native American hunting techniq...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-10-08 Saturday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 08:00AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Volunteer to spend a few hours in beautiful surroundings helping make The Reserve trails accessible to our visitors. Join the crew dedicated to pro...

Free

2016-10-03 Monday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 07:30AM - 09:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join Reserve staff for a Monday morning maintaining our trails! Please register online. Thank you.

Free

2016-09-16 Full Harvest Moon Hike
Single 07:30PM - 09:30PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Take in the moonlit coast live oaks and sycamores on a docent-led hike through The Reserve. Please register online. Thank you!

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-09-10 Adventures of an Acorn!
Single 09:00AM - 11:00AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

An acorn’s adventure begins as a seed . . . until one day it grows into a mighty oak tree! Join us for an acorn adventure walk as we discover the ...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-08-13 Tarantulas and Other Many-Legged Critters of the Night Walk
Single 06:30PM - 08:30PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join guest leader, Bob Allen, to get up close and personal with tarantulas and other arthropods! We'll be on the lookout for male tarantulas making...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-08-06 Astronomy Night
Single 08:30PM - 10:30PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Visitors traveling to sparsely populated areas are usually delighted to discover how many more stars are visible than at home. If you’ve not yet ca...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-07-29 Call of the Wild Night Hike
Single 07:00PM - 09:00PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Hoots, howls and other cries in the night are what we'll be listening for on this nighttime adventure on The Reserve. Enjoy a nighttime adventure,...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-07-23 July Bat Walk
Single 07:15PM - 09:15PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Bats are one of the many mysteries of nature. What kinds of bats live in Orange County? Take an evening walk with bat biologist Stephanie Remingt...

Adult $15, Child $15, Supporter $10

2016-07-09 The Moon: A Look at our Nearest Neighbor in Space
Single 08:30PM - 10:30PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

In this informative presentation, volunteer astronomer, Spencer Murray, will answer questions you may have about the Moon. What is the origin of th...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-07-09 Music in the Wildlands
Single 08:00AM - 10:00AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

What music can be heard while out in nature? Join us as we listen to singing of the birds and humming of the insects. Learn about how Native Ameri...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-06-25 Bird Safari
Single 08:00AM - 11:00AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Would you like to learn to identify some of our local feathered friends? Are you ready to start your “life list?” Enjoy a spring morning with doc...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-06-18 June Bat Walk
Single 07:15PM - 09:15PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Bats are one of the many mysteries of nature. What kinds of bats live at in Orange County? Take an evening walk with bat biologist Stephanie Remin...

Adult $15, Child $15, Supporter $10

2016-06-18 Getting Ready for Summer Family Day
Single 09:00AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Discover how to make the most of your summertime as we share our favorite trail side games, crafts and activities. Bake a sweet, summer treat in yo...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-06-11 Saturday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 08:00AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Volunteer to spend a few hours in beautiful surroundings helping make The Reserve trails accessible to our visitors. Join the crew dedicated to pro...

Volunteers Free

2016-06-06 Monday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 07:30AM - 09:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join Reserve staff for a Monday morning maintaining our trails! Please register on-line.

Volunteers Free

2016-06-04 Astronomy Night
Single 08:45PM - 10:45PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Visitors traveling to sparsely populated areas are usually delighted to discover how many more stars are visible than at home. If you’ve not yet ca...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-05-21 Full Flower Moon Hike
Single 07:30PM - 09:30PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Named The Flower Moon because of wildflowers blooming in this time of year, May’s full moon provides the perfect light for nighttime discovery on T...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-05-14 Saturday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 08:00AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Volunteer to spend a few hours in beautiful surroundings helping make The Reserve trails accessible to our visitors. Join the crew dedicated to pro...

Free

2016-05-08 Mother’s Day Walk
Single 08:00AM - 10:00AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Talega Trail In San Clemente (The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy) Celebrate Mother’s Day in beautiful natural surroundings on a fun discove...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-05-07 Astronomy Night
Single 08:30PM - 10:30PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Orange County Stars Visitors traveling to sparsely populated areas are usually delighted to discover how many more stars are visible than at home....

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-05-02 Monday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 07:30AM - 09:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join Reserve staff for a Monday morning maintaining our trails! Please register online.

Free

2016-04-23 Butterfly Walk
Single 09:00AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Come explore with amateur butterfly enthusiast Gary Meredith and learn to identify butterflies – a relaxing and fun activity. How many species wil...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-04-09 Astronomy Night
Single 08:00PM - 10:00PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Visitors traveling to sparsely populated areas are usually delighted to discover how many more stars are visible than at home. If you’ve not yet ca...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-04-09 Saturday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 08:00AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Volunteer to spend a few hours in beautiful surroundings helping make The Reserve trails accessible to our visitors. Join the crew dedicated to pro...

Free

2016-04-04 Monday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 07:30AM - 09:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join Reserve staff for a Monday morning maintaining our trails! Please register online to participate.

Free

2016-03-13 O’Neill Leprechaun Hunt
Single 09:00AM - 11:00AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Bring the “wee-ones” out for a morning in pursuit of the mischievous Irish faery - the Leprechaun. Decorate a blarney stone and learn more about th...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-03-12 Saturday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 08:00AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy Volunteer to spend a few hours in beautiful surroundings helping make The Reserve trails accessible to o...

Free

2016-03-07 Monday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 07:30AM - 09:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join Reserve staff for a Monday morning maintaining our trails! Please register online.

Free

2016-03-05 Astronomy Night
Single 06:45PM - 08:45PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Visitors traveling to sparsely populated areas are usually delighted to discover how many more stars are visible than at home. If you’ve not yet ca...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-02-20 Saturday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 08:00AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Volunteer to spend a few hours in beautiful surroundings helping make The Reserve trails accessible to our visitors. Join the crew dedicated to pro...

Free

2016-02-20 Shooting Stars Wildflower Walk
Single 08:00AM - 11:00AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Local wildflower expert Bob Allen will lead an exploration of The Reserve looking for early wildflowers like the Padre Shooting Star. Learn to iden...

Adults $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-02-17 Sierra Sage Nature Walk
Single 09:00AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join the Sierra Sage chapter of the Sierra Club to enjoy the beautiful, natural scenery of The Reserve. Please register online.

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-02-13 Fun Finding Fungi Mushroom Walk
Single 01:30PM - 04:30PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

What are Mushrooms and Why Do We Care? Why do they grow with Oaks? Can I Touch Them? Can I Pick Them? Can I Eat Them? How to Find, Photograph, a...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-02-07 North Ridge Hike
Single 08:30AM - 10:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Experience the cool, quiet beauty of winter on The Reserve. See early wildflowers and breathtaking views as we hike up North Ridge Trail, over to W...

Adults $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-02-06 Astronomy Night
Single 06:15PM - 08:15PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Visitors traveling to sparsely populated areas are usually delighted to discover how many more stars are visible than at home. If you’ve not yet ca...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-02-01 Monday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 07:30AM - 09:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join Reserve staff for a Monday morning maintaining our trails! Please register online.

Free

2016-01-22 Winter Moon Night Hike
Single 06:00PM - 08:00PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Explore The Reserve by the light of a winter moon and celebrate the seasonal and nocturnal changes in the landscape. In the winter, the moon seems...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-01-16 Fun Finding Fungi Mushroom Walk
Single 01:30PM - 04:30PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

What are Mushrooms and Why Do We Care? Why do they grow with Oaks? Can I Touch Them? Can I Pick Them? Can I Eat Them? How to Find, Photograph, a...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-01-10 Start the Year Off Right Hike
Single 08:00AM - 10:00AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Start the new year with a winter morning nature hike. As you traverse trails with a naturalist as your guide, you can observe shades of winter colo...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-01-09 Astronomy Night
Single 05:45PM - 07:45PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Visitors traveling to sparsely populated areas are usually delighted to discover how many more stars are visible than at home. If you’ve not yet ca...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2016-01-09 Saturday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 08:00AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Volunteer to spend a few hours in beautiful surroundings helping make The Reserve trails accessible to our visitors. Join the crew dedicated to pro...

Free

2016-01-04 Monday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 07:30AM - 09:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join us for a Monday morning maintaining our trails! Please register online. Thank you.

Free

2015-12-12 Astronomy Night
Single 05:30PM - 07:30PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Orange County Stars Visitors traveling to sparsely populated areas are usually delighted to discover how many more stars are visible than at home....

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2015-12-12 Saturday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 08:00AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Volunteer to spend a few hours in beautiful surroundings helping make The Reserve trails accessible to our visitors. Join the crew dedicated to pro...

Free

2015-12-12 Mistletoe and Winter Plant Walk
Single 08:30AM - 10:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join us for a Saturday morning walk. We will be on the lookout for mistletoe and seasonal fruit such as the "holly berry," beloved by birds. We wil...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2015-12-07 Monday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 07:30AM - 09:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join Reserve staff for a Monday morning maintaining our trails! Please RSVP via the website.

Free

2015-12-05 Holiday Crafting and Winter Walk
Single 09:30AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

This holiday season create handmade gifts and treasured keepsakes using natural and recycled materials. Head away from the mall and into nature as ...

$5

2015-11-27 Hike Off Your Thanksgiving Feast + Picnic
Single 10:00AM - 12:00PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Bring your Thanksgiving leftovers and join us for a post-holiday picnic and hike. We'll hike up the North Ridge trail, take a shortcut to Wilson's ...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2015-11-14 Astronomy Night
Single 05:30PM - 07:30PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Orange County Stars Visitors traveling to sparsely populated areas are usually delighted to discover how many more stars are visible than at home....

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2015-11-14 Saturday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 08:00AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Volunteer to spend a few hours in beautiful surroundings helping make The Reserve trails accessible to our visitors. Join the crew dedicated to pro...

Free

2015-11-14 Morning Gratitude Hike
Single 07:00AM - 09:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Experience the wonder of movement as we take you from being stressed to feeling blessed. Life will slow down… as we slow down to appreciate the bea...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2015-11-08 Bird Safari
Single 07:30AM - 10:00AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Would you like to learn to identify some of our local feathered friends? Are you ready to start your “life list?” Enjoy a fall morning with docent ...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2015-11-04 Lecture: The Lovely Life of the Monarch Butterfly
Single 07:00PM - 08:30PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

RMV Presentation Center Susie Vanderlip is a Monarch Butterfly Citizen Scientist that provides field data to the University of Georgia in support ...

Free

2015-11-02 Monday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 07:30AM - 09:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join Reserve staff for a Monday morning maintaining our trails! Please register online to receive directions.

Free

2015-10-15 Lecture: Woodpeckers, Carpenters of the Bird World
Single 07:00PM - 08:30PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Equipped with a number of amazing and unique adaptations for a life spent excavating cavities, foraging upright and deep inside dying trees, this f...

Free

2015-10-10 Astronomy Night
Single 07:15PM - 09:15PM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Visitors traveling to sparsely populated areas are usually delighted to discover how many more stars are visible than at home. If you’ve not yet c...

Adults $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2015-10-31 Owl Pellet Detectives
Single 08:30AM - 10:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join the fun while learning about owls and their pellets on this family friendly program. An owl swallows small prey whole - skulls, bones, claws, ...

Adult $10, Child $5, Supporter Free

2015-10-17 Saturday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 08:00AM - 11:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Volunteer to spend a few hours in beautiful surroundings helping make The Reserve trails accessible to our visitors. Join the crew dedicated to pro...

Free

2015-10-05 Monday Trail Clearing and Weeding
Single 07:30AM - 09:30AM , The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo / The Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy

Join Reserve staff for a Monday morning maintaining our trails! Please make reservations online to obtain site directions.

Free