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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The Night Sky Above Point Reyes & Joshua Tree Celestial Photography by Marty Knapp – Artist Reception
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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...
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...
The Night Sky Above Point Reyes & Joshua Tree Celestial Photography by Marty Knapp – Art Exhibition
Point Reyes photographer Marty Knapp's new Astro-Landscape Photographs will grace the walls of the Bay Model's lobby during this exhibit. Knapp is known for his iconic land and seascape photography of the Point Reyes National Seashore, but in this show, you will see his newest creations featuring starry skies above Point Reyes, Mount Tamalpais and Joshua Tree National Park locations. His large pho...
Nature Explorers Program 2018
Birds, bugs, bees! Veggies, turtles, trees! Nature Explorers 2018 returns for its fourth year from March 20 through November 20 with fun, engaging weekly classes for preschool children. This year, we'll explore marine biology, conservation, habitats of California, garden plants, rocks and minerals and much more. We'll celebrate World Planting Day, Earth Day, World Oceans Day, World Sea Turtle Day ...
Introduction to Plant Morphology for the Botanically Curious
Prepare to put on your “plant goggles” for this beginner's guide to understanding what to look for in order to name your favorite plants. Learn about the diverse ways that plants adapt and present themselves to the world and how we can use this knowledge to inform plant identification. Discover endless possibilities for leaf shape and just exactly how many ways there are to describe plant hair...