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August Writing Retreat

Red Barn Classroom at Bear Valley 75 Bear Valley Road, Point Reyes Station, CA

Celebrate summer with engaging prompts and nature exploration during this one-day writing retreat.Celebrate the summer months and warmer weather with a day of writing exercises, community-building, and of course, play! This class is filled with prompts, explorations of the local environment, and a chance to share your favorite work from the day. If you’ve taken … Continued

Drawing Sun- Flowers

Draw the beautiful flowers of summers and explore various techniques of colored pencil and botanical illustration. All levels welcome!Summer is the time for warmth, exuberance, and relaxation. Colored Pencils are a fun, safe and portable and meditative way to express oneself artistically. Join me online (Zoom) in my studio to draw the beautiful flowers of … Continued

Learn How to Use Poles for Hiking & Outdoor Exercise + Short Practice Hike

Red Barn 75 Bear Valley Road, Point Reyes Station, CA

POWER with POLES! Learn individualized strategies for improving performance, confidence and strength.Learning how to use poles enables you to engage your whole body while hiking and significantly improves performance and confidence on varied terrain. Uphill pole techniques empower you to feel more push, improving your endurance and pace; downhill techniques help save your knees, hips … Continued

Shorebirds at Point Reyes

Limantour Beach Limantour Road, Point Reyes Station, CA

Limantour Beach and Estero is one of the most productive wetlands at Point Reyes. Enjoy the variety of shorebirds that rest and feed there!Limantour Beach and estero is of the most productive wetlands at Point Reyes National Seashore. On this hike we will visit the the area to observe a variety of shorebirds which we … Continued

Monthly Full Moon Members Only Hikes

Point Reyes National Seashore 1 Bear Valley Road, Point Reyes Station, CA

Anyone can become a memberWelcome to Summer in Point Reyes, where it feel like the sun never sets. With that our full moon hikes change to our "Dusk" series. We will be spending a little more time in the light, and always end in the dark, allowing you to get back home not too late … Continued

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California Naturalist Program Fall 2021 at Point Reyes

Point Reyes National Seashore Association Headquarters 1 Bear Valley Visitor Center Access Road, Point Reyes Station, CA

Become a Certified California Naturalist immersed in the natural history and unparalleled beauty of the Point Reyes National Seashore.The California Naturalist Program at Point Reyes is a Saturday field-based lecture series provided in partnership between the University of California Cooperative Extension and the Point Reyes National Seashore Association. The mission of the program is to foster … Continued

Forest Bathing Walk

Muddy Hollow Trailhead 169 Limantour Rd, Inverness, CA

Forest bathing is a guided nature meditation, a slow meander in the forest. Slow down to experience the natural world through your senses.Through a series of carefully crafted gentle invitations participants are encouraged to slow down and experience the natural world through their senses. A Forest Bathing walk is about connecting deeply with the more … Continued

Fall Migration at the Point

Drakes Beach Visitor Center Drakes Beach, Point Reyes Station, CA

Fall is an exciting season; warblers, flycatchers and others may be near the Lighthouse and Drakes Beach. Explore to find them!Fall can be one of the most exciting times for birding at Point Reyes. Specific conditions and weather may cause a wide variety of migrant warblers, flycatchers and other land birds to rest and feed … Continued

Learn How to Use Poles for Hiking & Outdoor Exercise + Short Practice Hike

Red Barn Classroom at Bear Valley 75 Bear Valley Road, Point Reyes Station, CA

POWER with POLES! Learn individualized strategies for improving performance, confidence and strength.Learning how to use poles enables you to engage your whole body while hiking and significantly improves performance and confidence on varied terrain. Uphill pole techniques empower you to feel more push, improving your endurance and pace; downhill techniques help save your knees, hips … Continued

Macro Magnificence

Red Barn Picnic Tables 75 Bear Valley Road, Point Reyes Station, CA

Macro photography is the art of becoming intimate with the minuscule and presenting it prominently.Come celebrate the natural world and learn to photograph close-up where a flower becomes a world of its own. You’ll learn what macro photography is, what different magnification methods there are, and the trade offs of one approach over the others. … Continued

Forest Bathing Walk

Muddy Hollow Trailhead 169 Limantour Rd, Inverness, CA

Forest bathing is a guided nature meditation, a slow meander in the forest. Slow down to experience the natural world through your senses.Through a series of carefully crafted gentle invitations participants are encouraged to slow down and experience the natural world through their senses. A Forest Bathing walk is about connecting deeply with the more … Continued

Animal Tracking and Awareness

Point Reyes National Seashore Bear Valley Picnic Tables 1 Bear Valley Visitor Center Access Road, Point Reyes Station, CA

Wander in a state of awareness, closely observing and interpreting animal tracks and signs!In this all day field workshop, we will go for a group wandering journey in one of our prime wildlife locations, carefully observing every track and sign we can find from the ongoing patterns of local animal activity. We will work on … Continued