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Programs & Events

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Upcoming Programs & Events

Sat, September 30 – 9:00 am

California Naturalist Program Fall 2023 at Point Reyes

$925.00
Sat, September 30 – 10:30 am

Introduction to Natural Dyes and Ecoprinting

$50.00 – $60.00
Sat, September 30 – 6:00 pm

September Full Moon Member Hike

Free
Sun, October 8 – 6:00 pm

Bioluminescence Kayak Tour

$420.00 – $440.00
Fri, October 13 – 10:00 am

Autumn Colors in Colored Pencil

$50.00 – $60.00
Sat, October 14 – 10:00 am

Qigong in Harmony with Nature: Embracing Autumn

$60.00 – $70.00
Sat, October 21 – 9:00 am

Inverness Ridge: The Missing Piece

$60.00 – $70.00
Sun, October 29 – 11:00 am

Designing Great Landscape Photos

$110.00 – $120.00
Sat, November 4 – 9:00 am

Fall Migration at the Seashore: Waterbirds and Raptors

$80.00 – $90.00
Sun, November 5 – 10:00 am

The Trees of Inverness Ridge

$70.00 – $80.00
Sun, November 12 – 9:00 am

Giacomini Wetlands Kayak Tour

$110.00 – $120.00
Sat, November 18 – 9:00 am

Oh, I Wish I Had My Camera – HEY, YOU DO!

$80.00 – $90.00
Sun, November 19 – 10:00 am

Mushroom Identification

$80.00 – $90.00
Sun, December 10 – 10:00 am

Mushroom Identification

$80.00 – $90.00
Sun, December 17 – 9:30 am

Down For the Count: Exploring Bird Diversity and Abundance at Point Reyes

$70.00 – $80.00

Meet Our Instructors

Masculine person in nature. They are wearing a baseball cap and jean jacket over a flannel shirt. They are holding a paintbrush up to a painting of the background landscape. They are also looking at the camera and smiling.

J. Thomas Soltesz

PRNSA Field Institute Instructor
Kristin Meuser

Kristin Meuser

PRNSA Field Institute Instructor
Todd Plummer

Todd Plummer

PRNSA Field Institute Instructor
David Campbell

David Campbell

PRNSA Field Institute Instructor
Nina Antze

Nina Antze

PRNSA Field Institute Instructor
Todd Gilens

Todd Gilens

PRNSA Field Institute Instructor
All Instructors

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FAQs & Class Feedback

COVID-19 Field Institute Guidelines

In accordance with Marin County guidelines for public health and safety, we will require all participants to respect the following COVID-19 procedures:
• Perform a health self-check before coming to class using the CDC Symptoms of Coronavirus as a guide
• Do not attend class if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, suspect you have been exposed to the virus, or are suffering from any other flu-like or respiratory illness.
• Participants exhibiting signs of respiratory illness may be asked to leave class
NOTE: Refund policy exceptions will be made for participants experiencing COVID-19 infection or symptoms. Please contact us in this case.
During class all participants will be required to do the following
• Wear a protective face covering
• Maintain a 6 foot physical distance from other participants not belonging to your household
• Bring your own food and water
• Overall group sizes will be limited, there will be no physical contact or sharing of food and drink, and no shared physical equipment or materials unless they are sanitized before and after use, and used by only one person for the duration of class
• Participants will be asked to drive their own vehicle, or share a vehicle only with other household or social bubble members when travelling to field teaching locations
Thank you for your cooperation in following these guidelines to help keep everyone safe.

Cancellation Policy

Refunds are available for class cancellations made 7 days in advance of the start date. After 7 days and before 2 days, participants may apply their registration fees as credit toward a future class. All cancellation requests made less than 48 hours in advance will be declined. Exceptions may be made for COVID-related cancellations.

Liability Waiver

All participants will be required to complete an online liability waiver when registering.

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Have Feedback?

Help us grow our programs and offerings! Your feedback is important to us. Please send your feedback to fieldinstitute@ptreyes.org.