Nearby Nature SoCo Webinars

July 31, 2020 from 3:00 3:30 PM

Ever wonder what those cute little flowers are growing in between the cracks in the pavement? Want to learn to cook a backyard snack? What about learning the intriguing cultural history of some of our favorite Regional Parks? Join parks staff for this exciting new live, online webinar series. All webinars are free but registration is required. Sign up below.

Hoot! Hoot! Night Creatures
Friday, June 19, 3-3:30 p.m.

What flies in the night? What crawls before dawn? Discover the fascinating nocturnal animals in our parks and backyards, what makes them unique, and the services they provide for the ecosystem, including us! 

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Flying Flowers: Sonoma County Butterflies
Friday, June 26, 3-3:30 p.m.

Summer brings an exciting array of butterflies to Sonoma County. Discover the butterflies to search for this summer, the plants they rely on, and simple actions we can take to protect and enjoy these fluttering beauties.

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History of Taylor Mountain Regional Park
Friday, July 3, 3-3:30 p.m.

Did you know Taylor Mountain is named after a wealthy 49er who came to California searching for gold but instead found fortune in a stinky creek? Taylor Mountain was once home to a popular resort in the 1800s, then home to one of the largest bootlegging outfits in Northern California! Join Sonoma County Parks for an exciting mid afternoon dose of park history.  

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Wild Words Book Club
Friday, July 10, 3-4 p.m.

Sonoma County Regional Parks invites you to join us for Wild Words Book Club. Cozy up with a good book as we explore the magical world of nature through literature. The book club will meet virtually once a month to come together and discuss the reading. The next book we will enjoy is The Scent Keeper by Erica Bauermeister.

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Mighty Mammals
Friday, July 17, 3-3:30 p.m.

Mammals are all around us we just don’t see them. These furry friends are very secretive, but if you know what to look for you can find signs animals have passed through a spot. Come learn about these mighty mammals. Join us for live online presentation.

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Nature Trivia
Friday, July 24, 3-4 p.m.

Grab your afternoon mocktail or chocolate milk and join Sonoma County Regional Parks for a fun “happy hour” of nature trivia!  Compete with others, learn some amusing facts about some of our parks most common inhabitants and stay cool with some fun creature facts!

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History of Riverfront Regional Park
Friday, July 31, 3-3:30 p.m.

From gravel pits to bucolic lakes, Riverfront Regional Park has been transformed from a gravel mine to a beautiful park. Join Sonoma County Parks for your mid-afternoon dose of park history and learn about the benefits of riperian habitats to both humans and critters! 

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Furry Friends: Who's Creeping Through our Parks?
Friday, August 7, 3-3:30 p.m.

From deer to mountain lions to bears, Sonoma County Regional Parks are home to a wonderful variety of wildlife. Discover the evidence they leave behind, the parks they live in, and images from trail cameras at several parks. 

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Bird is the Word
Friday, August 14, 3-3:30 p.m.

What birds are flying outside your window? Who's singing in the trees by your home? Learn about the variety of birds we can find in our backyards, what we can learn from observing them, and how to enjoy birding without leaving the house.

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Wild Words Book Club
Friday, August 21, 3-4 p.m.

Sonoma County Regional Parks invites you to join us for Wild Words Book Club. Cozy up with a good book as we explore the magical world of nature through literature. The book club will meet virtually once a month to come together and discuss the reading. The next book we will enjoy is The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery.

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