Tarantula Trek for Families at Mount Diablo

Mitchell Canyon 96 Mitchell Canyon Fire Rd, Clayton, CA, United States

A scientist exploring California in the 1860s described Mount Diablo's tarantulas as "attaining the size of a half-grown mouse, possessing fangs the size of a rattlesnake's, and delivering a bite generally considered fatal." Yeesh. Let's find out if this is the … Read more

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California Biodiversity Day: Tree Life Cycles BioBlitz

Tree Life Cycles Park 400 Knollcrest Ave, at Basking Ridge Ave, San Jose, CA, United States

It's 30x30 for California Biodiversity week! 30×30 is an international effort to preserve 30 percent of the Earth’s lands and waters by 2030. California's 30x30 plan conserves a minimum of 30 percent of our lands and waters, and protects biodiversity! … Read more

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Tarantula Trek for Adults at Mount Diablo

Mitchell Canyon 96 Mitchell Canyon Fire Rd, Clayton, CA, United States

A scientist exploring California in the 1860s described Mount Diablo's tarantulas as "attaining the size of a half-grown mouse, possessing fangs the size of a rattlesnake's, and delivering a bite generally considered fatal." Yeesh. Let's find out if this is the … Read more

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Spiders

Lake Lagunitas Sky Oaks Road, Greenbrae, CA, United States

This is a great place to see many species of spiders that represent a variety of arachnid lifestyles. You’ll explore the biology of spiders in general and learn how to identify many common species as we discuss their life histories. … Read more

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Family Walk: Lake Lagunitas Spiders

Lake Lagunitas Sky Oaks Road, Greenbrae, CA, United States

Spiders are everywhere, and this is the perfect time of year to see spiders of every shape, size, and color. You’ll learn how they hunt, how they make their webs, and how to identify many common species. On this hike … Read more

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Fall Tarantula Fest

Henry Coe State Park Morgan Hill, CA, United States

Come to the Coe Park Tarantula Fest and rub elbows (so to speak) with some of our fuzzy, friendly eight-legged guests of honor. The event has breathtaking views across the ridges and canyons of the backcountry. See live birds of … Read more

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Tarantula Hike

Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve 5175 Somersville Road, Antioch, CA, United States

October is a great month to come to Black Diamond Mines to try and get a glimpse of our eight-legged friends! Join a Naturalist on a 2-mile, uneven terrain hike to learn about tarantula mating season. Click here to find … Read more

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Coyote Creek Trail BioBlitz

Coyote Creek Trail Ranch Dr. and Alviso Milpitas Rd., Milpitas

Celebrate World Animal month by participating in a BioBlitz! Located in Milpitas, we will explore Coyote Creek Trail near McCarthy Boulevard. We will start at the Coyote Creek Trail - Ranch Drive entry, and explore north and south along the … Read more

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Coyote Creek Visitor Center BioBlitz

Coyote Creek Visitor Center at Anderson Lake 19245 Malaguerra Ave, Morgan Hill, CA, United States

A BioBlitz is an event that focuses on finding and identifying as many species as possible in a specific area over a short period of time. At a BioBlitz, scientists, families, students, teachers, and other community members work together to … Read more

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