Rattlesnakes help keep our parks healthy. On this National Rattlesnake Round-Up Day, let’s learn about these important neighbors while taking a hike. Please wear sturdy shoes for this uneven terrain. Bring water and snacks, and dress for the weather. The … Read more
While we might be most familiar with rattlesnakes, black widows, and poison frogs (oh my!), toxins are produced or acquired by organisms in nearly every major group of life. This means that animals must avoid toxins or adapt to them. … Read more
Take part in the 2022 City Nature Challenge in the San Francisco Bay Area! Join in our annual celebration of the incredible nature we have in the Bay Area, from our backyards to our city streets to our open spaces. … Read more
Join us during the final week of July for a virtual summer session for kids of all ages (adults included). We will be broadcasting live from Facebook each day and posting links to activity materials you can download to do … Read more
Reptiles are amazing nature workers! Come learn how to draw these quick and elusive critters with local artist and naturalist Edward Rooks. Tune in for this engaging and interactive live-stream nature sketching lesson that you can follow along from the … Read more
Did you know the Pacific leatherback turtle is California’s official marine reptile? Nesting in Indonesia then migrating to Californian waters to feast on jellyfish, this elusive species is a truly global traveler. But with threats both in the Pacific and on their nesting beaches, the leatherback turtle may not be around for that much longer.