Stories Of The Land – Crane Creek

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Who lived here before us? What influences have past practices had on our current landscapes? Culture is alive, thriving and ever changing. Join this talk that examine the people and personalities of Sonoma County, their stories and how their lives … Read more

Book Talk: The Lichen Museum with Laurie Palmer

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Gather at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History to hear a radical proposal for how a tiny organism can transform our understanding of human relations. Laurie Palmer’s forthcoming book, The Lichen Museum, explores how the physiological characteristics of lichens … Read more

Talk: Golden Eagles of the Northern Diablo Range

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The northern Diablo Range of west-central California supports one of the largest and densest known breeding populations of golden eagles in the world. This region includes the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area (APWRA) where collisions with wind turbines constitute a … Read more

Nature’s Best Hope presented by Doug Tallamy

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Recent headlines about global insect declines and three billion fewer birds in North America are a bleak reality check about how ineffective our current landscape designs have been at sustaining the plants and animals that sustain us. To create landscapes … Read more

Doran Beach Tidepool Talk

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Have you ever wondered how a sea star eats? How many different types of sea urchins live along our Sonoma coastline? Learn about the diversity of the rocky shoreline in this family-friendly, hands-on presentation while you sit and gaze at … Read more

Bringing Nature Home for Birds

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The population of many species of California songbirds is declining dramatically. Join this multimedia presentation by Kay Charter, founder and Executive Director of Saving Birds Thru Habitat, who will discuss what academic researchers believe to be the causes of this … Read more

Owl Talk n Draw

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Swoop into Sunol to explore the world of owls as you learn to draw them step-by-step! All ages welcome, no art skills necessary! Bring a sketchpad or journal if you have it and a camp chair, otherwise, paper, pencils, and clipboards … Read more