• Golden Eagles at Tolay Lake Regional Park

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Filter events by category and/or date or see below for our full calendar of events.

Filter events by category and/or date or see below for our full calendar of events. 

The cancellation of in-person programs and events has been extended through Feb. 28, 2021 to help minimize the spread of the coronavirus. Visit our Nearby Nature virtual programs to help you stay connected to nature.

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Date

: Cancelled
Broom, Blackberry and Stinkwort, Oh My!

Sonoma Valley Regional Park
This park is an important link in the wildlife corridor connecting the Mayacamas Mountains to the north and Sonoma Mountain to the southwest. Join us as we remove French broom, Himalayan blackberry and other invasive plants.

: Cancelled
How to Get Un-Lost in the Woods

Sonoma Valley Regional Park
Join us for an introduction to outdoor navigation and orienteering! You will understand how to read a map, the proper use of a compass, and how to put the two together. You'll practice reading the landscape and taking a bearing from the terrain and your map so that you can make sense of your position and safely plan a route.

: Cancelled
Feelin' Crabby?

Spud Point Marina
This event is full.

Are you ready for this crab-tivating experience? Learn about local crustaceans, while trying to catch them along the public pier. Participants will experiment with crabbing nets, cages and snares while enjoying the fresh sea air.

: Cancelled
Geology of Sonoma County

Doran Regional Park
Step back in time as we explore how plate tectonics and volcanic activity have shaped our local landscapes.  Learn why Sonoma County is home to such rich geologic diversity, and how that diversity has informed the history of the region. 

: Cancelled
How to Get Un-Lost in the Woods

Sonoma Valley Regional Park
Join us for an introduction to outdoor navigation and orienteering! You will understand how to read a map, the proper use of a compass, and how to put the two together. You'll practice reading the landscape and taking a bearing from the terrain and your map so that you can make sense of your position and safely plan a route.

: Cancelled
Geology of Sonoma County

Doran Regional Park
Step back in time as we explore how plate tectonics and volcanic activity have shaped our local landscapes.  Learn why Sonoma County is home to such rich geologic diversity, and how that diversity has informed the history of the region. 

: Cancelled
Full Moon Paddle at Spring Lake

Spring Lake Regional Park
Have you ever dreamed of paddling by the light of the moon? Come join us and experience the full moon rising over the eastern hills and reflected on the waters of Spring Lake.


Wild about Art: Nighttime in the Forest

Kids, ages 6-12, come explore and learn about different local habitats through art. Join us in experimenting with a variety of art mediums and techniques while creating beautiful masterpieces in the comfort of your own home during this three-week virtual art series.


Facebook Live: Why I Like Lichens

We're live! Join us Thursdays at 2:30 p.m. and once a month at 2 p.m. in Spanish for fun, short science spiels as we share a little about who and what make our parks home. Tune in, start a watch party, and have fun learning about our awesome parks. Every session will include a live Q & A about what we share.


Junior Wilderness Survivalist Series Begins

Ragle Ranch Regional Park
Have you ever watched a survivalist show and wanted to know, “How can I do that?” Well, now you will be the experts. Participants age 7-12 will experience hands-on exploration of new topics in wilderness survival each week of this three-week series, including shelter building, knot tying, outdoor cooking, and more. 

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