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Saturday, 11/18/17
  • Learning to Read (the Landscape) Join ACR Education Specialist Dave Self and start learning how to read the landscape of the Modini Mayacamas. The reading is challenging and is rarely precise, but it’s all around us: in the distribution, size and shape of trees and shrubs; the size and shape of lichen on the rocks; ...
    Where:  Geyserville Cost:  $20 General, $15 Members/Students, Free < 18
  • Guided Nature Walk
    Experience the beauty and rich natural history of this 535-acre preserve. Our half-day guided nature walks are on Saturdays throughout fall and spring. Participants are divided into small groups and paired with a trained Bouverie volunteer to explore the mixed evergreen forest, flower-carpeted oak woodland and rugged chaparral. Guided Nature Walks ...
    Where:  Glen Ellen Cost:  $20 General, $15 Members
  • Discover San Francisco Bay with the Marine Science Institute!The Marine Science Institute invites you to our once a year San Francisco research excursions. Voyages lasting two hours will depart at 10am and 1pm from Pier 19 in San Francisco. Our 90 foot Research Vessel, the Robert G. Brownlee, offers a unique window into the wilderness below the surface. ...
    Where:  San Francisco Cost:  $30 general, $20 members
  • Geology Rocks on the HillsEver wondered why the Coyote Hills rise up out of the surrounding marshland? Take a walk with Dr. Malcolm Pringle around the hills of the refuge. Observe rocks that formed deep in the ocean during the time of the dinosaurs. Ponder how they could have joined North America, then been ...
    Where:  Freemont Cost:  Free
  • Intro to Geo PDF MapsWhat’s a Geo PDF map? How do you use it? A Geo PDF map is a map you download and store on your smart phone. Use the free app called PDFMaps to view and navigate from the stored map in your phone. Use it on hikes or bike rides to log your distance, start time, ...
    Where:  Freemont Cost:  Free
  • Microbiology Labs Skills 101: Making growth medium; using autoclave & biosafety cabinet
    We're kicking off a new Kombucha Genomics project at Counter Culture Labs this month! For all you kombucha / vinegar / kimchi / sourdough / etc. lovers out there, this is the project for you. Over the course of the next 5-6 months, we'll go through all the steps required ...
    Where:  Oakland Cost:  $10
  • Family Bird WalkLet family walks become a shared time of nature learning. We’ll begin by helping kids create their personal bird watching field guides, and then head out onto the trails to find those birds. A limited number of binoculars are available to borrow. Recommended for children ages 5-10. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Register ...
    Where:  Freemont Cost:  Free
  • The Bird Rescue CenterThe Bird Rescue Center is a rehabilitation center for Sonoma County’s wild native birds. Our mission is to assist in the rescue, treatment and release of injured, orphaned or ill birds in the northern San Francisco Bay Area, and to educate the public regarding their ecological importance. They will join ...
    Where:  Santa Rosa Cost:  Free
  • EXTREME SEA LIFE SOIRÉE!
    A SCIENCE & ART CELEBRATION OF BIOLOGICAL EXTREMESWhich are the ocean’s fastest, deepest, hottest, coldest, or oldest creatures?  The deep-sea stoplight fish uses red searchlights to find prey that only it can see.  Icefish create special anti-freeze to keep their blood flowing; you’ll find it in your ice cream!  Dr. ...
    Where:  Sausalito Cost:  $20 includes 2 complimentary beverages
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