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UC Berkeley – Hearst Museum of Anthropology

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Holds a major global collection of indigenous artifacts, including from the Native American peoples of California.

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San Francisco Museum and Historical Society

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The San Francisco Museum and Historical Society conducts programs and special events, such as history walks, the Barbary Coast Trail, and an annual celebration of San Francisco culture. The society produces two publications: The Argonaut, featuring photographs and in-depth reviews of San Francisco history; and Panorama, a newsletter with upcoming programs and events. The society is leading the effort to create a museum in San Francisco’s Old Mint.

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Presidio Trust

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Presidio Trust, a federal agency established by Congress in 1996, manages the Presidio of San Francisco to preserve and protect the park’s cultural, natural, scenic, and recreational resources; serve the publi;, and finance the park’s care.

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Olompali People

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Olompali People, a committee of the Marin State Park Association, is the nonprofit support organization for Olompali State Historic Park, which is located just north of Novato, CA. The Olompali People is dedicated to preserving and restoring the cultural and natural history of the park, as well as to enhancing educational and interpretive programs.

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Oakland Museum of California

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Oakland Museum has extensive collections and exhibits about California’s natural environment, history, art, and people. The art and history galleries have been totally remodeled (2010), but the science gallery is closed through 2012. Stay tuned for new exhibits there!

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Museum of the San Ramon Valley

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

This museum in a historic railroad depot in Danville has exhibits about the history of the area.

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Fort Ross State Historic Park

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

A great coast-side park with a historic Russian fort and an excellent visitor center.
This park is on the site

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Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

At this preserve you can hike the extensive trail network above ground, or learn about the historic coal and sand

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Angel Island State Park

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

Over 13 miles of trails and spectacular panoramic views are available to visitors to Angel Island State Park, the biggest

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How water has shaped our lives

December 27, 2011 by Anuja Seith

The Los Altos History Museum puts a local spin on California’s epic tale of water in a new exhibit. Shaped by Water guides visitors past an artesian well to art installations depicting today’s water use. Did you know the average Santa Clara County resident uses 153 gallons of water a day?

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