Natural World

Natural World

Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Wimpfheimer

Based on where the birds are, we'll explore at one of a few locations throughout the Point Reyes National Seashore. The walk will focus on migratory shorebirds, but we’ll see a variety of terns, raptors, and other local species as well. Expect to walk 3-4 miles over...

Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Walla-Murphy

This class will teach the foundations of wildlife tracking. We will look through the broad lens of habitat patterns as well as the detailed lens of tracks, sign, and scat to better understand our animal neighbors and how they survive around us.

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Friday, September 21, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Wimpfheimer

**DATE CHANGE: Please note this course appears as September 19th in our catalogue -- this course has been rescheduled for September 21st**

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Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 9:00am to Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 5:00pm
Pincetich, Ph.D.

*Classes will be taking place weekly on Saturdays 9:00am to 5:00pm from September 22 through October 20th. 

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 9:00am to Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 3:00pm
Wimpfheimer

This special class on bird migration will take place at the Point Reyes Headlands and other sites in the National Seashore. On the first day, a series of short walks may take us to the Lighthouse, the Chimney Rock area, and Drakes Beach. Depending on weather patterns,...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Wimpfheimer

Hamilton Wetlands in Novato, the site of a former air force base, is one of the largest restoration projects in California. In just a short amount of time it has also become one of the most successful. Even though some work is still ongoing, the number of shorebirds...

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Freeman

Come enjoy a wonderful interactive day learning about the Monarch’s remarkable life history, the perils they face, and how you can help save them by sowing seed balls of their nectar and host plants which we’ll make in class. During the Fall, the magnificent Monarchs...

Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 8:30am to 5:00pm
Karachewski

Explore the wild seascapes of San Francisco on this one-way hike along the Coastal Trail. Discover sandstones at the Cliff House, mélange at Lands End, serpentinite at the Presidio as well as beach, dune, and landslide deposits that sculpt this scenic shoreline....

Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Binney

Explore the elk range with Frank Binney, a nature writer who has assisted park biologists with tule elk studies for 20 years. With scores of large-antlered bull elk actively competing for females in the annual rut, we’ll have many opportunities to observe breeding...

Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Walla-Murphy

This class will teach the foundations of wildlife tracking. We will look through the broad lens of habitat patterns as well as the detailed lens of tracks, sign, and scat to better understand our animal neighbors and how they survive around us.

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