Welcome to #ParkInPlace, our series of newsletters, educational activities, and videos to keep you connected to nature and Point Reyes National Seashore while you shelter in place. 

We are currently unable to bring our community of young people, families, adults, and teachers to our programs at Point Reyes National Seashore, but we are still here for you! We will lend support by sharing information and ideas, by encouraging exploration of the various places where we are taking shelter, and by forging new and deeper connections with each other and our shared natural world. Follow us on social media and together we can #ParkInPlace.

Nature In Place Home Activities



Park in Place Educational Webinar Series


Does Earth Have a Memory - Webinar
June 4th - How do we make sense of a story extending 4.5 billion years into the past? And what events in that long history have left their marks most indelibly on the planet we call home? Join local educator and naturalist Don Jolley and our partners at the Bolinas Museum to ask the question: Does Earth have a memory? 

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The Connection Between Nature and Good Health: In Conversation with Florence Williams, author of "The Nature Fix" - Webinar
June 11th - Join PRNSA, the Mesa Refuge, Natura Institute for Ecology and Medicine, Black Mountain Circle and Point Reyes Books in a discussion with Florence Williams, journalist and author of The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier and More Creative—which was written in part during her 2018 residency at the Mesa Refuge. 

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A Wide-Ranging Conversation on Lighthouses and the Sea with authors Jazmina Barrera & Philip Hoare, a Point Reyes Books and PRNSA colaboration. 

A Response of California Black Rails to Wetland Restoration with Jules Evens, biologist and author of the The Natural History of the Point Reyes Penninsula. (A PRNSA funded study!)

Changing the River Otter Range Map: Brought to You by Community Science with Megan Isadore of the River Otter Ecology Project

Bats of Point Reyes and Marin County: Studying Secretive and Nocturnal Mammals of the Night Sky with Gabe Reyes of the U.S. Geological Survey

Marine Mammals of Point Reyes with Dr. Sarah Allen (a presentation by the Environmental Action Committee of West Marin). 


#ParkInPlace Issue#11 - Memorial Day and Isolation and Connection

#ParkInPlace Issue #10 - Wild by Nature

#ParkInPlace Issue #9 - Happy Mother's Day

#ParkInPlace Issue #8 - May Day and Wildflowers

#ParkInPlace Issue #7 - Earth Day Message and Activities

#ParkInPlace Issue #6 - Bioblitz Nearby

#ParkInPlace - Issue #5 - Under Our Common Moon

#ParkInPlace - Issue #4 - Otterly Wonderful 

#ParkInPlace - Issue #3 Rebels With A Cause

#ParkInPlace - Issue #2 Staying Safe, Staying Local

#ParkInPlace - Issue #1 - Stay Connected

Bridge the Gap: Shelter in Place Fund Letter



an aerial view of the Point Reyes headlands with a green-topped bluffs overlooking the ocean.