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Madrone Audubon Society Outing: Laguna de Santa Rosa

Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation 900 Sanford Rd., Santa Rosa, CA

The Sonoma County Chapter of the National Audubon Society was established in 1967 as a non-profit organization promoting education, enjoyment, and protection of the natural world, especially birds.   Meet in the parking lot off Hwy #12. Be prepared for … Read more

Free

Oh No, Not Gulls!

Red Barn Classroom at Bear Valley Visitors Center Highway 1 At Bear Valley Road, Point Reyes Station, CA

All birders have experienced that feeling of overwhelming frustration when trying to identify gulls. But this does not have to be the case. In this class, you will focus on developing a system for approaching gull identification in an enjoyable … Read more

$70 – $80

Winter Water Birding

Del Valle Regional Park 7000 Del Valle Rd, Livermore, CA

Join in for looking for resident and migrant waterbirds at the lake. You'll observe and discuss their ways of life first-hand. All levels are welcome! Bring binoculars and bird guides if you have them. Some binoculars will be available. $6 … Read more

Free

Madrone Audubon Society Outing: Tolay Lake Regional Park

Tolay Lake Regional Park 5869 Lakeville Highway, Petaluma, CA

The Sonoma County Chapter of the National Audubon Society was established in 1967 as a non-profit organization promoting education, enjoyment, and protection of the natural world, especially birds. You'll walk and look for raptors and other wildlife. From the north, head … Read more

Free

Volunteer Opportunity: Winter Solstice Self-Guided BioBlitz Event

Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Alviso Environmental Education Center 1751 Grand Blvd, Alviso

Interested in a volunteer opportunity you can do on your own? Are you looking for an activity you can do safely with your family for the holiday season? Want to find a new way to celebrate the start of the … Read more

Free

Solstice Sea Star Search

Multiple Bay Area Locations!

Together with the Nature Conservancy, the California Academy of Sciences is launching a short campaign to gather observations of sea stars along our coast — the Solstice Sea Star Search! The goal is to search and hopefully find any sea stars … Read more

Free

Annual Western Sonoma County Christmas Bird Count

Multiple Bay Area Locations!

National Audubon's Christmas Bird Count is the longest-running Citizen Science survey in the world. Started by Frank Chapman in Boston and New York in December, 1900, it provides critical data on population trends across North America, Hawai'i, and now areas … Read more

Free

Tails of Two Cities: Wildlife Connectivity From the Bay to LA

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Wildlife needs more than a patch of healthy habitat – they need connected landscapes in order to survive and thrive. Connected habitats are critical for animals to move safely across the landscape to find food, water, and shelter. They also … Read more

Free