Sugarloaf Trees & Plant Communities

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Join us as we explore Sugarloaf’s trees and plant communities – with a special focus on our Oaks & redwoods. We will discuss why Oaks are considered a keystone species at Sugarloaf and the role of redwoods in plant diversity. … Read more

Entomology After Dark – CA Biodiversity Day

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This outing will take us on a night jaunt full of night time insects along Meadow Trail and back. Naturalist Damon Tighe will lead a short introduction to bugs, light trapping, and the iNaturalist app with a short dose of … Read more

Sugarloaf Perspectives

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Storytelling is humanity’s oldest art form, likely originating before the cave paintings of the Stone Age. This summer we introduce “Sugarloaf Perspectives”, a storytelling series that brings new voices and people to the park while teaching about the natural environment. … Read more

Sugarloaf Perspectives: A Storytelling Series

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Storytelling is humanity’s oldest art form, likely originating before the cave paintings of the Stone Age. This summer we introduce “Sugarloaf Perspectives”, a storytelling series that brings new voices and people to the park while teaching about the natural environment. … Read more

ParkRx: Forest Therapy Walk

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Have you heard about Shinrin-yoku or Forest bathing? Here is an opportunity to take a walk and experience the practice for yourself. Learn techniques to maximize the health benefits and stress reducing qualities of this walking practice. Shinrin-yoku originated in … Read more

ParkRx: Forest Therapy Walk

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Have you heard about Shinrin-yoku or Forest bathing? Here is an opportunity to take a walk and experience the practice for yourself. Learn techniques to maximize the health benefits and stress reducing qualities of this walking practice. Shinrin-yoku originated in … Read more

Sugarloaf Fire: Devastation, Recovery, Renewal

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After the October 2017 Nun’s fire and the October 2020 Glass fire burned 99% of Sugarloaf, it took months of hard work to repair trails and facilities. Now, almost 2 years after the Glass fire signs of the fire are … Read more

Introduction to Nature Journaling

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Nature journaling helps you enjoy the natural world in a whole new way. You can take just a short hike, or even stay in one place, and see, hear, smell and touch more than you ever thought possible. Using words, … Read more

Sugarloaf Perspectives: A Storytelling Series

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Storytelling is humanity’s oldest art form, likely originating before the cave paintings of the Stone Age. This summer we introduce “Sugarloaf Perspectives”, a storytelling series that brings new voices and people to the park while teaching about the natural environment. … Read more

Limited-Mobility Dusk Birding

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Many people know birds are most active at dawn, but dusk is second daily peak of bird activity, and you don’t have to be an early-bird to experience it. Join Dr. Dan Levitis at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park for a … Read more