Discover Brushy Peak

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With a Naturalist guide, learn about the ecological and historical reasons why this area is so important. Registration is required: Enrollment opens on Feb 14.

Scenic Skyline Sampler

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Join Docent Naturalists Nancy Weintraub, Frances Reneau, Dan Antonaccio, and Laura Knott on a scenic hike (appr. 8 miles) traversing four preserves. Starting at Skyline Ridge you’ll enjoy a moderately-paced loop hike along the Bay Area Ridge Trail through Russian … Read more

BioBlitz at Coyote Creek Visitors Center

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Located in Morgan Hill, the park we will be at is a safe haven for many species of plants and animals right along Coyote Creek. Join Keep Coyote Creek Beautiful and BioBlitz.club in cataloging and documenting all of the living … Read more

Nocturnal Journal Hike

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Explore the park after dark as you learn techniques for nature journaling at night! Join a Naturalist for this guided stroll along the Camp Ohlone Road as the sun sets. Make nighttime discoveries as you record your sightings along the way. … Read more

Explorer Hike: Winter Waterfowl

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Embark on a birding expedition with Docent Naturalists Kate Bauer, Mary Brunkhorst, and Dennis Smith to look for waterfowl and other birds. You’ll enjoy the salt air and bay views as you leisurely walk (appr. 4 miles) the Bay, Levee, … Read more

Earthquake Walk at Los Trancos Preserve

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Start your New Year with a jolt and join docent naturalists Stephen Buckhout and Lyle Rice for a fun and educational hike (appr. 2 miles) along the active but usually quiet San Andreas Fault. You’ll stop to discuss the wonders … Read more

Moving into the New Year Hike

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Get the new year started on the right foot and come out for a Naturalist-led hike (approx. 4.5 miles) along the East Shore & Heron Bay Trail in Livermore. You’ll reflect on the many changes the surrounding landscape has undergone … Read more

King Tides Walk

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Join Docent Naturalists Bobbie Riedel, Melissa Hero, and Nick Yatsko at high tide along the boardwalk and overlook platforms during a king tides event. These tides, expected to get up to 9 feet, often force rare birds out of hiding. … Read more