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Programs & Events

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Upcoming Programs & Events

Sat, February 24 – 5:00 pm

Full Moon + Lunar New Year Hike

Free
Fri, March 1 – 10:00 am

Know Your Faults: Olema Valley Geology Hike Along the San Andreas

$60.00 – $70.00
Sat, March 9 – 9:00 am

Delete, Delete, Delete NO MORE!!! Conquering the iPhone Camera!

$80.00 – $90.00
Fri, March 15 – 8:30 am

Animal Tracking in Point Reyes

$80.00 – $90.00
Sat, March 16 – 9:30 am

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

$70.00 – $80.00
Sun, March 17 – 9:00 am

Take Flight! Beginning Birding for Adults

Sat, March 23 – 10:00 am

Drawing Spring Flowers in Colored Pencil

$50.00 – $60.00
Sat, March 23 – 10:30 am

Forest Bathing Walk: Celebrate the Return of Light

$50.00 – $60.00
Fri, April 12 – 8:30 am

Spring Migration at Point Reyes

$80.00 – $90.00
Fri, April 12 – 9:30 am

Geology of Northern Point Reyes Beaches

$70.00 – $80.00
Sat, April 13 – 9:00 am

California Naturalist Program Spring 2024 at Point Reyes

$925.00
Sat, April 13 – 9:00 am

Wildflowers and Elephant Seals of Chimney Rock

$50.00 – $60.00
Sun, April 14 – 9:00 am

Natural History of the Estero Trail

$80.00 – $90.00
Sat, April 20 – 8:30 am

Cultivating Compassion Through Nature

$60.00 – $70.00
Sat, April 27 – 10:00 am

Qigong and Art: Your Inner Garden

$80.00 – $90.00
Sat, April 27 – 11:00 am

Butterflies for Beginners

$50.00 – $60.00

Meet Our Instructors

John Karachewski

John Karachewski

PRNSA Field Institute Instructor
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Kaleo & Elise Ching

PRNSA Field Institute Instructor
Meghan Walla-Murphy

Meghan Walla-Murphy

PRNSA Field Institute Instructor
Bill Cone

Bill Cone

PRNSA Field Institute Instructor
David Wimpfheimer

David Wimpfheimer

PRNSA Field Institute Instructor
Gary Crabbe

Gary Crabbe

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.