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Saturday, 02/24/18
  • Davis Park and Wildcat Creek BioBlitzJoin our friends at WhollyH20 a fun half day citizen science BioBlitz Wildcat Creek Trail around Davis Park in San Pablo, CA. Get ready to enjoy being a citizen scientist through simple observation and photo documentation.Bring your camera, sunblock, water to stay hydrated, snacks, your kids, and water shoes for doing ...
    Where:  San Pablo Cost:  Free
  • Native Uses and Management of Plants and Habitats Join ACR Education Specialist Dave Self for an introduction to some of the useful plants of the season. You’ll also learn how our landscapes were shaped by reciprocal relationships between the Wappo and local plants and habitats. One important interaction was intentional burning, which generated wildflower crops and lush browse ...
    Where:  Geyserville Cost:  $20 suggested donation
  • Guided Walk at Ano NuevoAño Nuevo State Park’s rich variety of natural and cultural resources draws visitors from around the world. The park’s Natural Preserve offers an extraordinary wilderness experience, where every year up to 10,000 elephant seals return to breed, give birth, and molt their skin amongst the scenic dunes and beaches.Groups will ...
    Where:  Pescadero Cost:  $20
  • 2018 Spare the Air Youth's YES (Youth for the Environment and Sustainability) ConferenceBay Area middle and high school students are invited to attend the Spare the Air Youth YES Conference!!!!The Bay Area Air Quality Management District and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission invite you to the award-winning: Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference.Students interested in transportation and climate change issues, clean ...
    Where:  Oakland Cost:  Free
  • Science Saturday: Animal AthletesThis highest jumping, fastest flying, strongest biting Science Saturday of the year focuses on the Olympians in the animal kingdom. From falcons to mountain lions, and beetles to beavers, every athlete has a story to tell. Join us for crafts, activities, and science as we sprint, jump, and dive into ...
    Where:  Pacific Grove Cost:  Free
  • Bay Trail Walk to Bird Overlook, Hamilton FieldWear comfortable shoes, bring your binoculars and bird books, and let’s walk to the bird overlook and see what wildlife we can discover.  Hike is approximately a 1.5-miles round trip on a fairly easy part of the Bay Trail. Rain cancels. Meet at the parking lot at the end of ...
    Where:  Novato Cost:  Free
  • Ship Operations in the BayJoin Captain Craig Thomas of Agile Marine as he provides a better understanding of commercial shipping operations and movements in the Bay. The program includes the types of ships, ship construction and layout, commercial considerations, types, and locations of terminals in the Bay Area, manning requirements including careers and International, ...
    Where:  Sausalito Cost:  Free
  • Indicators That Fox Are in Your Area
    Do you sometimes see paw prints in mud or scat (poop) on the trails and assume that a dog left it? It could be from something else. Come along with me and I will show you how to distinguish and identify the markings of a gray fox. Gain some insights ...
    Where:  Fremont Cost:  Free
  • Arts + Craft Beer...with a side of mustard!Join us for a fun afternoon to celebrate Bay Area sculptor Ned Kahn's new solo show at Bedford Gallery!Ned Kahn: Seed Vortex showcases the artist's lifelong fascination with art and science in a series of kinetic sculptures that bring the physics of granular matter, magma flow, and natural systems to life. ...
    Where:  Walnut Creek Cost:  $7 adults; $3 youth; Free for kids 12 and under
  • The Moon and Stars: Astronomy Hike & CampfireAmazing stargazing! Using binoculars, a spotting scope, and telescopes, we’ll study the face of the moon and learn more about constellations and the night sky. Binoculars will be provided, or bring your favorite pair! Weather may prevent us from actually seeing the moon and stars, but we will still have ...
    Where:  Sausalito Cost:  $15
  • Jazz Under the StarsCome peer through our telescopes and see craters on the Moon, the visible planets, star clusters, and more while we listen to CSM's very own KCSM Jazz 91 FM. Dress warmly. Free parking in Marie Curie Lot 5. Directions are available on the Maps, Directions & Parking page.
    Where:  San Mateo Cost:  Free
  • San Francisco City Star PartyCome join us for our monthly San Francisco City Star Party. SFAA members provide telescopes for your viewing pleasure. Be sure to check the SFAA website for the latest updates…bad weather or overcast skies will cancel!
    Where:  San Francisco Cost:  Free
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