Why are oak woodlands such an important habitat for plants, animals, and people, especially in the fall season? Stroll through a beautiful canopy on a paved trail and discover the mighty beauty of these trees through guided play. Enjoy the … Read more
Join Docent Naturalists Susan Bernhard, Noa Doitel, Maureen Draper, and Lina Mesa on autumn-scented Canyon Trail for a moderately-paced hike (4 miles). You’ll learn what plants and trees have to teach about surviving heat and drought. You’ll see cones, buckeyes … Read more
Come and look for the first signs of autumn at Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve. This will be a short moderate walk-through from the Railroad Bed Trail to the Pittsburg Mine Trail to the Stewartville Trail. You’ll learn about the … Read more
In this second episode of Place & Purpose, broadcast live from the backcountry of Sonoma Mountain, Greg Sarris and Obi Kaufmann will discuss the coming of fall, harvest, and other topics related to California’s seasonal history, ecology, and indigenous wisdom. … Read more
This fall’s government shutdown left a two-week gap in Point Blue Conservation Science’s bird monitoring and banding data. But with the counts now in, the second half of October appears to have been a success, with researchers capturing and banding a surprisingly high number of fox sparrows.