Little Parkies – Mighty Oaks

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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

A Seasonal Sense of Place

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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

First Day of Autumn Walk

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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

Fox Sparrows Plentiful at Palomarin Field Station

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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.