Oh No, Not Gulls!

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All birders have experienced that feeling of overwhelming frustration when trying to identify gulls. But this does not have to be the case. In this class, you will focus on developing a system for approaching gull identification in an enjoyable … Read more

Sky Trail

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This is a lovely area, even on a foggy day with mist hanging in the branches of the douglas-firs that dominate the canopy here. You’ll pass through part of the Woodward burn area and observe its impact on the forest. … Read more

Journal Sketching and Painting

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Sketch along the trail in pen or pencil, then learn to add watercolor. Finish the day with a journal full of Pt Reyes scenes! Joan will meet participants at the Five Brooks Trailhead and demonstrate and discuss how to make … Read more

Pole Hiking Training in Point Reyes

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Save your knees! Strengthen core muscles while hiking! Learn how hiking with poles improves your performance and confidence on the trail. Learning how to use poles enables you to engage your whole body while hiking and significantly improves performance and … Read more

Rockhound Rove

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Join Greenbelt Alliance for a dog-friendly saunter in the Marin Headlands! Our hike takes us along the beautiful Lagoon Trail to the sea, where we will traverse the length of Rodeo Beach at low tide. Along the way, we’ll view … Read more

elk and cows in Point Reyes

Home on the Range

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This story originally appeared in bioGraphic, an online magazine about nature and sustainability powered by the California Academy of Sciences. Photographs by Sarah Killingsworth Point Reyes sits at the western edge of Marin County, California, a pick-axe shaped peninsula that juts … Read more

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Point Reyes: Planning or Performance

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The ongoing controversy regarding the future management of Point Reyes National Seashore (PRNS) encompasses the environment, historical preservation, the public will, and more. The National Park Service (NPS) was sued by three environmental groups in February of 2016, and in … Read more