Natural World

Natural World

Natural World

Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 9:30am to 5:00pm

Meet the arboreal residents that call Point Reyes home. Whether you know them by sight or all you see is "green,” come learn to identify species along with their stories and how they interact with the ecosystem at large. No prior knowledge necessary for this series of...

Selected Trees of Point Reyes
Friday, March 27, 2020 - 6:00pm to Sunday, March 29, 2020 - 1:00pm

Learn to identify and tell the stories of the trees that call Point Reyes home. See different stages of the California fire cycle, and experience firsthand the dynamic drama of forests that plays out in slow time. All levels of knowledge are welcome. We will meet at...

Trees of Point Reyes: A Weekend Intensive Retreat
Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 8:30am to 4:00pm

Learn about the plate tectonics of the Farallon and North American plates and the world-famous exposures of pillow basalts, folded ribbon cherts, and mélange of the Franciscan Complex. Find out about Ice Age cycles, sea-level changes, and the evolution of San Francisco...

Geology of the Marin Headlands
Friday, April 17, 2020 - 8:30am to 4:00pm

Mid-April is possibly the best time to enjoy a wide variety of birds at Point Reyes. Almost all of the migratory nesting birds have returned to the area while some of the wintering birds still linger. After meeting and exploring forest habitats at Bear Valley this...

Spring Migration at Point Reyes
Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

From swallowtails to blues, we will search for a variety of species and observe behaviors like puddling, nectaring, and maybe even egg laying. We’ll also take time to learn to recognize various native host plants like alders, ocean spray, milkmaids, sticky monkeyflower...

Butterflies for Beginners