Natural World

Natural World

Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Pincetich, Ph.D.

The Point Reyes peninsula extends into the California Current and collects floating marine debris and plastic pollution from local and global sources along the over 80 miles of shoreline within its boundaries. What is marine debris and how does it impact ocean...

Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Discover the interesting geology along San Francisco’s wild seascapes on three separate hikes in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area from the Presidio to Fort Funston. At the Presidio, we will hike down to Marshall Beach to observe serpentinite bluffs and...

Saturday, November 7, 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Egert Elan

Immerse yourself in the gorgeous plant life of Point Reyes and see the intricate beauty through the eyes of a botanist. Learn the basics needed to begin identifying wild plants including flower anatomy, terminology, plant family characteristics, online botanical...

Saturday, November 7, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

An adult butterfly’s diet is mainly nectar from flowers. Each butterfly species has their own favorite types of flowers they visit, including the Monarchs. When it’s time to lay their eggs, the Monarchs require Milkweed plants. It’s the only plant their caterpillars...

Friday, November 27, 2015 - 6:00pm to Sunday, November 29, 2015 - 2:00pm

Spend a wild and woodsy weekend in the forests of Point Reyes at the height of our local mushroom season. Instructor David Campbell will guide beginning and intermediate mushroom enthusiasts on a series of forays into the rich and diverse wild mushroom habitats all...