The Bay Nature events calendar features events sponsored by Bay Area nature organizations from Sonoma to Santa Cruz. Find guided hikes, learn about Bay Area wildlife, enjoy nature festivals, and more! For Bay Nature-sponsored events click here.
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Fluxations in Static Blue – Art Exhibition
Sausalito based artist Bret Arenson will be exhibiting the large scale work, Fluxations in Static Blue, which will span the entire main wall of the exhibit area. This immersive ambient work, done through ecstatic automatism, invites the viewer to discover flow and movement within what otherwise might be considered static states. Other recent works will also be presented. www.bretarenson.com
Advanced Ecology Winter Session registration is open
This 5-week long program for students age 9-14 takes an in-depth look at the scientific method and practices applying it to real hands-on marine science field research. Students and staff meet once per week and work cooperatively in a team to use scientific equipment and interact with live animals. They will learn the process of the scientific method, while applying it to take wrackline data while...
UC California Naturalist Certification Program
This 40+ hour course combines classroom and field experiences. Discussion topics include geology, water, weather, soils, plants, forests, wildlife, interpretation, environmental issues, and citizen science. Students commit to weekly homework assignments and complete a capstone project of their choosing.
Fee: $448.00 members, $560.00 non-members (includes tuition & certificate, $34.95 handbo...
Welcome to Wildlife
Calling All Eco-Explorers! Youth ages 5-15 will be up to their elbows in fun, hands-on activities at Welcome to Wildlife. Each weekend your kids will be experiencing and learning something new about the park and the environment.
Learning through interactive experiences, guided park walks, and STEM activities, your young scientists will discover their ecosystem, know about the plants and animals...
Vernal Pool Branchiopods Workshop
This workshop uniquely combines both the ID class and the 20 hours of wet season surveys required towards the Vernal Pool Branchiopods 10(a)(1)(A) permit. This class should get you the minimum quals needed for a wet season permit. Participants have the option of taking only the class or the field portions if they choose. The class will be taught in Davis, CA; and the field portions will choose thr...
20th Annual Botanical Art Exhibition
Feb 23–May 20 | Celebrate the abundance of spring flowers on display in Filoli’s magnificent historic gardens. The beautiful and extraordinarily accurate plant portraits by international and local artists will be on display in one of the west coast’s most prominent botanical art exhibitions. Free with a Filoli admission ticket
Meet the Artist Hour - Feb 23, 4:00pm–5:00pm | On opening da...
Introduction to California Lichens
Lichens are all around us and they have fascinating stories to tell to those who listen. This two day workshop will focus on developing skills for identifying common Bay Area macrolichens (foliose and fruticose lichens) to genus. We will begin with an introductory classroom session, where we will cover basic lichen anatomy and terminology, and discuss the roles lichens play in ecosystems, such as ...
Saturday, February 24 & Sunday, February 25
10:00am – 5:00pm
In addition to the thousands of blooming bulbs in the Garden, enjoy a dazzling display
of daffodil cultivars presented by the Filoli Garden Staff and the Northern California
Daffodil Society, mushroom hikes in the Nature Preserve, daffodil talks in the Garden,
floral design demonstrations, and children’s craft projects - all...