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.
Bay Nature Event Calendar
An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 9, 2018
An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely
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Amphibians and Reptiles of the San Francisco Bay Area
Do you know your Diadophis from your Dicamptodon? Have you wondered about the biodiversity in your backyard? San Francisco Bay Area backyards and local parks are home to a diverse array of reptiles and amphibians. This workshop will introduce participants to the life history, identification, and conservation of our local snakes, lizards, salamanders, toads, frogs, and newts. Saturday will be spent...
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...
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...
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 ...