Face your arachnophobia or bathe in your arachnophilia on Friday, October 26th! Come on a naturalist-led walk into Joaquin Miller Park where we'll look for the many spiders inhabiting the park. We'll be armed with UV flashlights and look for fluorescing scorpions, and we’ll be looking and listening for bats!
Can’t make it to our October night hike? We’ve got your back with a second walk on Friday, November 2nd! Come on a naturalist-led hike through Joaquin Miller where we'll look for the many spiders inhabiting the park. We'll be armed with UV flashlights and look for fluorescing scorpions, and we’ll be looking and listening for bats!
Come help generate a community based species survey (Bioblitz) of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. This is a weekend long, park-wide BioBlitz centered around National Public Lands Day. It will be a great opportunity to connect to these parks through community science. On Saturday September 22nd park entrance will be free as part of a nationwide celebration of our public lands. ..
It seems like ticks have been in the news more than ever! Come and be amazed at how ticks live, from their life cycles to how to avoid their bites. You’ll also hear about the fascinating ways ticks intersect with ecology, microbiology, and even conspiracy theories.
In June, the North Coast Nature Journal Club will head to South Salmon Creek Beach! This is a very fun location to observe coastal sand dunes, wetlands, waterbirds, and to explore animal tracks including a resident family of red foxes!
Learn tracking and bird language with Marley Peifer and the Laguna Foundation!
Join Angela Pai and Damon Tighe for an intimate evening of seeing one of the rarest and most beautiful wildflowers in California as the sun goes down. Then stay after sunset to see what moths also inhabit this wonderful serpentine landscape.
A tough creature to find, Liam’s got a sure spot for this. We’ll also be strolling through
one of the better Serpentine communities of the Bay. Wacky plant madness! A botanical mosh pit for the eyes!
In the month of May, the North Coast Nature Journal club will be heading into the beautiful wooded hills east of Santa Rosa with sketchbooks and watercolors!
Discover the fascinating world of beneficial insects as they thrive in Oaktown’s Native Plant Nursery!
On Saturday, April 28th, Join CCNH Naturalist and iNaturalist Outreach and Community Coordinator Tony Iwane for a hike into Mitchell Canyon on Mt. Diablo one of the Bay Area's true biodiversity hotspots. We'll be on the lookout for some organisms that are unique to Mt. Diablo, like the Mt. Diablo Fairy-Lantern...
Lake Merritt in the heart of Oakland is the jewel of the city and teeming with life. During this event come learn about the thousands of organisms that call this place home and help document them as part of the City Nature Challenge. Local naturalists will be on hand to help you
Don't know a goose from a grebe? We're here to help! Join us for a stroll along Lake Merritt. Bring your own binoculars or borrow some of ours. We'll be talking about bird identification, ecology, and the latest efforts to bring night herons to roost at the Lake.
Join our friends at WhollyH20 a fun half day citizen science BioBlitz Wildcat Creek Trail around Davis Park in San Pablo, CA. Get ready to enjoy being a citizen scientist through simple observation and photo documentation.
Can't tell a snowy egret from a snowy plover? Over one million birds make their way through San Francisco Bay as they migrate south for the winter, and Oakland's beautiful Middle Harbor Shoreline Park is a perfect place to learn about them!
Join our friends at WhollyH20 for a fun half day citizen science BioBlitz on the Lower and Upper Packrat Trail along Wildcat Creek in Tilden Park in Kensington, CA. We'll be hiking around Jewel Lake. Get ready to enjoy being a citizen scientist through simple observation and photo documentation.
Join our friends at WhollyH20 for a full moon citizen science Oyster BioBlitz at Pt. Pinole Regional Park in Richmond. We'll be measuring and counting oysters during the full moon low tide, together with The Watershed Project.
This event is part of a project to BioBlitz the Wildcat Creek watershed from its headwaters at Lake Anza down to its end point at the Wildcat Marsh and Landfill Loop in Richmond from summer 2017 to Spring 2018. Check out the other upcoming BioBlitzes in this project.