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Webinar: Kayaking the Laguna with Allison Titus

Virtual

There’s no better way to appreciate the unique role of the Laguna de Santa Rosa than to embark on a kayak adventure! However, due to the Laguna’s dynamic nature, it can be hard to plan a successful kayaking trip. When does the Laguna fill with enough water? What are the best conditions and how can […]

Free

Bay Nature Talks: Nature Journaling

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

Celebrate winter in your nature journal with artist and naturalist John Muir Laws! About this Event Join artist, author, and educator John Muir Laws for a virtual walk in the woods to explore how to observe with the eyes of a naturalist, discovering and celebrating the signs of the Bay Area season in a nature […]

Free – $20

Sierra Club Santa Cruz Group Executive Committee

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

Monthly meeting of the Santa Cruz Group executive committee. Public welcome. Agendas for meetings posted here at least a couple days before the meeting: https://www.sierraclub.org/ventana/santa-cruz/executive-committee-meetings-agendas-and-minutes

See the views from the top of Black Mountain via Buena Vista Library!!

Toro Park Hwy 68 and Portola Road, Salinas

Social distancing and masks are a requirement! strictly enforced...if violated you may be subject to a 10 ft. distancing and must hike behind the rest of us!Call me if you need too... 831-214-1492 Meet in the Buena Vista Library 18250 Tara Dr. Salinas 93908. Hike: Black Mountain via Buena Vista Library!! This strenuous hike is […]

In-Person: Independent Learning Field Trip

Baylands Nature Preserve 2500 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto

Environmental Volunteers’ Independent Learning Program for 2020/2021 is a field trip program designed to help students and their families get to know the amazing Open Space Areas right here in the Bay Area. These field trips will be offered to small individual “family” groups, guided by a knowledgeable and experienced field trip leader, during a […]

$8

In-Person: Habitat Restoration Volunteer

Mount Sutro Native Plant Nursery 476 Johnstone Dr., San Francisco

Come join Sutro Stewards and help enhance and protect Mount Sutro! This volunteer program is for anyone interested in volunteering that is under the age of 60 and has no underlying health conditions. Note: We’ve designated our Wednesday morning volunteer program for those in the higher risk categories listed above to minimize risk of COVID-19 […]

Free

Discover Nature Webinar – Tracking Our Feathered Friends: Bird Diversity Trends at Pepperwood

Online Presentation CA

Discover Nature Webinar – Tracking our Feathered Friends: Bird Diversity Trends at Pepperwood Thursday, December 10, 2020 10:00 – 11:30am ONLINE using Zoom platform Free, donations welcome Ages 13 and up (youth under 13 welcome with adult supervision) Join staff members Michelle Halbur and Nicole Barden as you learn about the importance of birds as […]

free

In-Person: Independent Learning Field Trip

Baylands Nature Preserve 2500 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto

Environmental Volunteers’ Independent Learning Program for 2020/2021 is a field trip program designed to help students and their families get to know the amazing Open Space Areas right here in the Bay Area. These field trips will be offered to small individual “family” groups, guided by a knowledgeable and experienced field trip leader, during a […]

$8

Snowy Plovers: The Cutest Birds on the Beach!

Virtual

In this webinar, learn about the lifestyle of one of the cutest native birds we have on the Central Coast and San Francisco Bay Area, the Snowy Plover! If you’re a regular visitor to Bay Area beaches or bay land parks, you may have come close to this bird, but chances are you didn’t even […]

Free

Snowy Plovers: The Cutest Birds on the Beach!

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

Join POST in welcoming SFBBO Biologist Jessica González for a fun and educational webinar about Snowy Plovers! Learn about the lifestyle of one of the cutest native birds we have on the Central Coast and San Francisco Bay Area, the Snowy Plover! If you’re a regular visitor to Bay Area beaches or bay land parks, […]

Free

In-Person: Friday Sunset Sail on San Francisco Bay

Schooner Freda B Sausalito Yacht Harbor, Slip 907, Sausalito

Board in downtown Sausalito and cruise around iconic parts of San Francisco Bay, often including Alcatraz, Angel Island, the Marin Headlands, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Bay Bridge, and the San Francisco Skyline, all while enjoying an unforgettable sunset from the special vantage of the water! The Schooner Freda B is currently operating at 1/3 […]

In-Person: Visit Sonoma Garden Park’s Saturday Morning Harvest Market

Sonoma Garden Park 19996 7th St E, Sonoma

Apples! Peppers! Cucumbers! Squash! Kale! Chard! Eggs! Honey! Flowers! Olive Oil! It’s the height of the growing season, and Sonoma Garden Park’s seasonal Harvest Market is at its most bountiful, with a great selection of ripe delicious fruits and vegetables—all grown right there at the Garden Park—for sale every Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon […]

Free

In-Person: Join California Native Plant Society Yerba Buena Chapter to plant native trees and gardens in San Francisco from October to December.

Location Varies

CNPS is partnering with SF Public Works, Bureau of Urban Forestry and Landscape Architecture, and Climate Action Now California (CAN!) to plant two pilot demonstration blocks of coastal scrub habitat between Santiago and Taraval (@36th and @37th Avenues) along Sunset Boulevard. The goal is to build habitat and promote biodiversity with local native plants, which […]

Free

Nature in your Neighborhood

Zoom webinar 1199 9th Ave., San Francisco

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83622430544?pwd=Ui9GamdSMW9rYXpoS1BVZjlPUi9Hdz09 Nature in your Neighborhood! Standing Virtual Volunteer Event A collaboration between Hands on Bay Area and Sutro Stewards We are so excited to announce the launch of a new virtual volunteer opportunity created in partnership with Hands on Bay Area and Sutro Stewards. Nature in Your Neighborhood is an interactive, virtual program […]

Free

Mushroom ID for Beginners

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens 18220 N Highway 1, Fort Bragg

Virtual Lecture & Field ID Walk Dec 12, or Dec 19, 2020 from 10:00am to 2:00pm (optional Field ID Walk at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens – Dec 13 or Dec 20) Learn the basic taxonomic identifying features that distinguish mushrooms from each other, where each unique mushroom species can be found, when they can be […]

$30 – $40

In-Person: Join CNPS in planting native coastal scrub habitat in San Francisco

Golden Gate Park

CNPS is partnering with SF Public Works Bureau of Urban Forestry and Landscape Architecture Bureau and Climate Action Now California (CAN!) to plant native coastal scrub habitat between Santiago and Taraval (@36th) along Sunset Boulevard. The goal is to build habitat and promote biodiversity with local native plants, which will support local pollinators and wildlife […]

Free

Holidays on the Ranch

Wilder Ranch State Park Hwy 1, Santa Cruz

Celebrate the warmth of the holiday season on this day of family fun. Participate in early 20th century holiday crafts and games, decorate cookies, and make wreaths and candles. Draft horse wagon rides available. Baked goods available for sale. Free event. Vehicle day-use fee is $10. For more information, call (831) 426-0505.  

In-Person: Saturday Sunset Sail on San Francisco Bay

Schooner Freda B Sausalito Yacht Harbor, Slip 907, Sausalito

Board in Sausalito and see the Bay’s iconic sights from the deck of an elegant, traditionally-rigged sailboat. Landmarks sights often include the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Marin Headlands, Angel Island, Palace of Fine Arts, Fort Mason, Fisherman’s Wharf, Coit Tower, and the Bay Bridge, all from the special vantage of the water. It’s a perfect […]

California King Tides: Dec 13-15

Coast and waterways

The California King Tides Project is asking the public to safely photograph the highest high tides of the year, arriving December 13-15. Photographing the impact of these tides on beaches, wetlands, roads, harbors, and homes helps California plan for future sea level rise. Anyone with a smartphone can participate. Find out what time your nearest […]

Free

In-Person: Sunday Morning Eco-Sail to the Marin Headlands

Schooner Freda B Sausalito Yacht Harbor, Slip 907, Sausalito

Set sail aboard the Schooner Freda B for an ecology-themed tour of the Marin Headlands! This signature sail will take you under the Golden Gate Bridge and all the way out to Point Bonita Lighthouse. This is a prime area for wildlife, and there will be a on-board to guide you through the whole experience. […]

Let’s Do A Zoom New Member Meeting

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

New to the Sierra Club, or have been a member for a long time, but want to learn more about the work our Chapter does? Please join us for a 1-hour introduction to the Loma Prieta Chapter of the Sierra Club! Program:1. Short Icebreaker2. Introduction to Club Structure3. Political and Legislative Committee4. Outings Event Organizer:Nathan […]

Let’s Do A Zoom New Member Meeting

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

This is a Loma Prieta Chapter Sierra Club event New to the Sierra Club, or have been a member for a long time, but want to learn more about the work our Chapter does? Please join us for a 1-hour introduction to the Loma Prieta Chapter of the Sierra Club! Program:1. Short Icebreaker2. Introduction to […]

In-Person: Habitat Restoration Volunteer (high risk groups)

Mount Sutro Native Plant Nursery 476 Johnstone Dr., San Francisco

Come volunteer with Sutro Stewards and help enhance and protect Mount Sutro! This event is reserved for high risk groups, volunteers over the age of 60 or with underlying health conditions. Please RSVP for this event to be able to attend. Limit of 5 participants per event. Note: If you do not fall in the […]

Free

Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy!

Gilroy Downtown Business Association @ Downtown Gilroy

The iconic Gilroy Gardens couple Gil and Roy are here to create a fun fall activity to support the Shop Local movement during this unprecedented time. From November 28 through December 28, pick up a “Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy” and visit participating businesses in downtown Gilroy. Collect a stamp or sticker on […]

In-Person: Habitat Restoration Volunteer

Mount Sutro Native Plant Nursery 476 Johnstone Dr., San Francisco

Come join Sutro Stewards and help enhance and protect Mount Sutro! This volunteer program is for anyone interested in volunteering that is under the age of 60 and has no underlying health conditions. Note: We’ve designated our Wednesday morning volunteer program for those in the higher risk categories listed above to minimize risk of COVID-19 […]

Free

Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy!

Gilroy Downtown Business Association @ Downtown Gilroy

The iconic Gilroy Gardens couple Gil and Roy are here to create a fun fall activity to support the Shop Local movement during this unprecedented time. From November 28 through December 28, pick up a “Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy” and visit participating businesses in downtown Gilroy. Collect a stamp or sticker on […]

Poetry Out Loud Information Session

Tune in to learn more about this year’s national Poetry Out Loud recitation competition! Calling all English and Drama high school teachers and all high school students! Join the San Benito County Arts Council on Zoom, Thursday, Dec. 17th, at 4 pm for an Informational Session about Poetry Out Loud, the National Poetry Recitation contest. […]

Sand Dunes and Salt Flats: A GGAS Trip to Namibia, Africa

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

Namibia is one of the least densely populated countries in the world, with 2.6 million residents.  It has the largest sand dunes in the world, and it hasn’t rained for over 10 years in parts of the Namib Desert.  But it hosts many birds and animals that have learned to survive in this arid place.  […]

Free

Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy!

Gilroy Downtown Business Association @ Downtown Gilroy

The iconic Gilroy Gardens couple Gil and Roy are here to create a fun fall activity to support the Shop Local movement during this unprecedented time. From November 28 through December 28, pick up a “Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy” and visit participating businesses in downtown Gilroy. Collect a stamp or sticker on […]

In-Person: Friday Sunset Sail on San Francisco Bay

Schooner Freda B Sausalito Yacht Harbor, Slip 907, Sausalito

Board in downtown Sausalito and cruise around iconic parts of San Francisco Bay, often including Alcatraz, Angel Island, the Marin Headlands, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Bay Bridge, and the San Francisco Skyline, all while enjoying an unforgettable sunset from the special vantage of the water! The Schooner Freda B is currently operating at 1/3 […]

Wreath Masters

Webinar CA

Wreath Masters is a friendly competition between CNPS, botanic gardens, nurseries and other partners to create wreaths made with California native plants this winter. With six potential categories and competitors across the state, Wreath Masters is a celebration of the California native plant community and the seasonal beauty of native flora in our daily lives. […]

Free

7th Annual Winter Solstice Hike (SPS#20)-Buckeye/Cruikshank (~8 miles, ~2,400′)

Salmon Creek Falls CA-1, Big Sur

SAFETY FIRST: MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUIRED! GROUP SIZE WILL BE MAINTAINED AT ABOUT 15. This will be the 7th Annual Winter Solstice Hike (but for the second time, we can't do the traditional 3 Forks Limekiln route (this time due to the damage from the Dolan Fire)). This is also Silver Peak Series Hike […]

Gilroy Farmers Market

Gilroy Farmers Market @ 6000 Miller Ave Gilroy, California 95023

The Gilroy Farmers Market is a year round Farmers Market, enabling small family farmers direct access to local customers whom appreciate flavor and health benefits of fresh produce. They offer a complete inventory of all vegetables and fruits your family needs. All locally produced, often picked in last 24 hours, bringing the freshest, healthiest food […]

Mushrooms of Northern California

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

The winter is a great time to get acquainted with fascinating fungi that are typically unseen the rest of the year. With the rainy season moisture, vital networks of fungal mycelium hiding under our feet and in fallen logs put forth their fruiting bodies – showing us their many mushroom forms from the more recognizable […]

$10

Mushroom ID for Beginners

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens 18220 N Highway 1, Fort Bragg

Virtual Lecture & Field ID Walk Dec 12, or Dec 19, 2020 from 10:00am to 2:00pm (optional Field ID Walk at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens – Dec 13 or Dec 20) Learn the basic taxonomic identifying features that distinguish mushrooms from each other, where each unique mushroom species can be found, when they can be […]

$30 – $40

Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy!

Gilroy Downtown Business Association @ Downtown Gilroy

The iconic Gilroy Gardens couple Gil and Roy are here to create a fun fall activity to support the Shop Local movement during this unprecedented time. From November 28 through December 28, pick up a “Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy” and visit participating businesses in downtown Gilroy. Collect a stamp or sticker on […]

In – Person: Golden Gate Audubon Society’s 2020 Christmas Bird Counts!

Multiple Bay Area Locations!

Golden Gate Audubon sponsors two counts — one centered around Oakland and one centered around San Francisco. Our Oakland count will take place on Sunday, December 20, 2020. The San Francisco count will take place on Tuesday, December 29, 2020. Spend a fun day outdoors with a team counting individual birds and species, and contributing to […]

Free

In-Person: Sunday Morning Eco-Sail to the Marin Headlands

Schooner Freda B Sausalito Yacht Harbor, Slip 907, Sausalito

Set sail aboard the Schooner Freda B for an ecology-themed tour of the Marin Headlands! This signature sail will take you under the Golden Gate Bridge and all the way out to Point Bonita Lighthouse. This is a prime area for wildlife, and there will be a on-board to guide you through the whole experience. […]

Loma Alto from Big Rock, moderately strenuous 12 miles >2350 elev. gain

Big Rock 3850 Lucas Valley Rd, Nicasio

This my second attempt to organize this hike. Weather forecast looks good for that.We meet at Big Rock parking , Lucas Valley Road, Nicasio. Parking is not big there but potentially you can park along Lucas valley rd. Carpool is highly recommended.Hiking roads/trails can be slippery after rain, so make sure you have sturdy and […]

Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy!

Gilroy Downtown Business Association @ Downtown Gilroy

The iconic Gilroy Gardens couple Gil and Roy are here to create a fun fall activity to support the Shop Local movement during this unprecedented time. From November 28 through December 28, pick up a “Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy” and visit participating businesses in downtown Gilroy. Collect a stamp or sticker on […]

Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy!

Gilroy Downtown Business Association @ Downtown Gilroy

The iconic Gilroy Gardens couple Gil and Roy are here to create a fun fall activity to support the Shop Local movement during this unprecedented time. From November 28 through December 28, pick up a “Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy” and visit participating businesses in downtown Gilroy. Collect a stamp or sticker on […]

Bug Out with Bree! – Holiday Bugs

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

‘Tis the season of bugs! In this episode, Bree will introduce you to a few bugs that are naturally dressed for the holiday season and a few you might find creeping around your Christmas trees.

Free

Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy!

Gilroy Downtown Business Association @ Downtown Gilroy

The iconic Gilroy Gardens couple Gil and Roy are here to create a fun fall activity to support the Shop Local movement during this unprecedented time. From November 28 through December 28, pick up a “Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy” and visit participating businesses in downtown Gilroy. Collect a stamp or sticker on […]

Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy!

Gilroy Downtown Business Association @ Downtown Gilroy

The iconic Gilroy Gardens couple Gil and Roy are here to create a fun fall activity to support the Shop Local movement during this unprecedented time. From November 28 through December 28, pick up a “Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy” and visit participating businesses in downtown Gilroy. Collect a stamp or sticker on […]

Conservation Committee Meeting

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

The Conservation Committee discusses and reviews conservation issues that are affecting Santa Cruz County, including conservation topics such as forestry, wildlife habitats, water, transportation, pollution, preservation of heritage trees, and more. This Committee provides recommended actions to the Executive Committee regarding how to address these issues, such as writing letters to officials stating the Sierra […]

Christmas Eve Shopping

Gilroy Premium Outlets @ 681 Leavesley Rd Gilroy CA 95020

Don’t miss out on amazing last minute sales during Christmas Eve! This is a great time to get all of your holiday shopping done in one trip.

Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy!

Gilroy Downtown Business Association @ Downtown Gilroy

The iconic Gilroy Gardens couple Gil and Roy are here to create a fun fall activity to support the Shop Local movement during this unprecedented time. From November 28 through December 28, pick up a “Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy” and visit participating businesses in downtown Gilroy. Collect a stamp or sticker on […]

Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy!

Gilroy Downtown Business Association @ Downtown Gilroy

The iconic Gilroy Gardens couple Gil and Roy are here to create a fun fall activity to support the Shop Local movement during this unprecedented time. From November 28 through December 28, pick up a “Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy” and visit participating businesses in downtown Gilroy. Collect a stamp or sticker on […]

Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy!

Gilroy Downtown Business Association @ Downtown Gilroy

The iconic Gilroy Gardens couple Gil and Roy are here to create a fun fall activity to support the Shop Local movement during this unprecedented time. From November 28 through December 28, pick up a “Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy” and visit participating businesses in downtown Gilroy. Collect a stamp or sticker on […]

SCVMTFC Great Circle One Turn Last Chance Driving Tour

This will be a flatland driving tour. How can you do a tour with only one turn? Come and find out. There will be a little contest to participate in with a PRIZE!! And of course, Pat will pass out something somewhere at some time. Meet at 10:00 AM in the parking lot at the […]

Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy!

Gilroy Downtown Business Association @ Downtown Gilroy

The iconic Gilroy Gardens couple Gil and Roy are here to create a fun fall activity to support the Shop Local movement during this unprecedented time. From November 28 through December 28, pick up a “Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy” and visit participating businesses in downtown Gilroy. Collect a stamp or sticker on […]

Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy!

Gilroy Downtown Business Association @ Downtown Gilroy

The iconic Gilroy Gardens couple Gil and Roy are here to create a fun fall activity to support the Shop Local movement during this unprecedented time. From November 28 through December 28, pick up a “Find Gil and Roy in Downtown Gilroy” and visit participating businesses in downtown Gilroy. Collect a stamp or sticker on […]

In – Person: Golden Gate Audubon Society’s 2020 Christmas Bird Counts!

Multiple Bay Area Locations!

Golden Gate Audubon sponsors two counts — one centered around Oakland and one centered around San Francisco. Our Oakland count will take place on Sunday, December 20, 2020. The San Francisco count will take place on Tuesday, December 29, 2020. Spend a fun day outdoors with a team counting individual birds and species, and contributing to […]

Free

What Comes Naturally: The Science and Soul of Nature Writing (video)

The natural world is full of mysteries, ones that writers and artists are uniquely equipped to unlock. In this panel sponsored by Heyday, four authors meet at a literary crossroads between hard science, lyrical prose, and visual sumptuousness. Naturalist, writer, and illustrator Obi Kaufmann turns his scientific acumen and artist’s palette on California’s most contested […]

Free

First Night Monterey 2021

CA

The First Night Monterey celebration will bring in 2021 with an array of performances that will be broadcast on YouTube.com/FirstNightMonterey. The virtual New Year’s Eve program will feature more than 18 performances of music, art, dance and poetry from Florida to Illinois and onward to California. Performers include Monterey Jazz Festival’s Next Generation Jazz Band, the […]

SAVE THE FROGS! Art Contest

The SAVE THE FROGS! Art Contest invites you to create your coolest frog artwork. The contest will raise awareness of the amphibian extinction problem by getting people involved and interested, and the artwork will be used on t-shirts, stickers and posters, and in greeting cards and books, to both publicize our cause and raise money […]

Virtual Public Wetland Tour- City of Davis Wetlands

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

Our popular local public wetland tours are now virtual. Join us through Zoom to visit and discover your local wetlands and wildlife. To register visit yolobasin.org/virtualwetlandtours/  

Free

In the Field Live: Bird Birthdays!!!

Facebook Live Event CA

Celebrate the start of 2021 with bird birthdays! Because of reasons we’ll explain in this “In the Field Live” episode, we give almost every songbird we study at the Palomarin Field Station a birthday of January 1st. Join us to celebrate birds, learn why we give them the same birthday, and take a trip through […]

Free

In-Person: Habitat Restoration Volunteer (high risk groups)

Mount Sutro Native Plant Nursery 476 Johnstone Dr., San Francisco

Come volunteer with Sutro Stewards and help enhance and protect Mount Sutro! This event is reserved for high risk groups, volunteers over the age of 60 or with underlying health conditions. Please RSVP for this event to be able to attend. Limit of 5 participants per event. Note: If you do not fall in the […]

Free

In-Person: Habitat Restoration Volunteer

Mount Sutro Native Plant Nursery 476 Johnstone Dr., San Francisco

Come join Sutro Stewards and help enhance and protect Mount Sutro! This volunteer program is for anyone interested in volunteering that is under the age of 60 and has no underlying health conditions. Note: We’ve designated our Wednesday morning volunteer program for those in the higher risk categories listed above to minimize risk of COVID-19 […]

Free

Marine Mammals of Point Reyes

Point Reyes National Seashore 1 Bear Valley Rd, Point Reyes Station

Watch for whales and spot seals on the seashore. Learn and observe with expert guidance! About this Event Coastal habitats of Point Reyes host a large variety of marine mammals. In short walks near the Lighthouse, Drakes Beach and other locations this class will focus on Elephant seals and Gray whales while covering other cetaceans […]

$70 – $80

Nature in your Neighborhood

Zoom webinar 1199 9th Ave., San Francisco

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83622430544?pwd=Ui9GamdSMW9rYXpoS1BVZjlPUi9Hdz09 Nature in your Neighborhood! Standing Virtual Volunteer Event A collaboration between Hands on Bay Area and Sutro Stewards We are so excited to announce the launch of a new virtual volunteer opportunity created in partnership with Hands on Bay Area and Sutro Stewards. Nature in Your Neighborhood is an interactive, virtual program […]

Free

Earth Poems

Field Institute of the Point Reyes National Seashore Association 1 Bear Valley Road, Bldg 70, Point Reyes Station, CA

Poetry workshop in nature…walk, wander and stop to write along the way. Give voice to the world around you. About this Event We’ll walk in silence and write our observations and experiences, read to each other, keep watch, interview the world, give voice to what is happening. Patti will share poetic forms and present writing […]

$50 – $60

In person: California King Tides Project

Multiple Bay Area Locations!

The California King Tides Project helps us visualize future sea level by observing the highest high tides of today. You can help by taking and sharing photos of the shoreline during King Tides to create a record of changes to our coast and estuaries. Find out what time and how high the King Tides will […]

Free

In-Person: Habitat Restoration Volunteer (high risk groups)

Mount Sutro Native Plant Nursery 476 Johnstone Dr., San Francisco

Come volunteer with Sutro Stewards and help enhance and protect Mount Sutro! This event is reserved for high risk groups, volunteers over the age of 60 or with underlying health conditions. Please RSVP for this event to be able to attend. Limit of 5 participants per event. Note: If you do not fall in the […]

Free

Sierra Club Santa Cruz Group Executive Committee

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

Monthly meeting of the Santa Cruz Group executive committee. Public welcome. Agendas for meetings posted here at least a couple days before the meeting: https://www.sierraclub.org/ventana/santa-cruz/executive-committee-meetings-agendas-and-minutes

In-Person: Habitat Restoration Volunteer

Mount Sutro Native Plant Nursery 476 Johnstone Dr., San Francisco

Come join Sutro Stewards and help enhance and protect Mount Sutro! This volunteer program is for anyone interested in volunteering that is under the age of 60 and has no underlying health conditions. Note: We’ve designated our Wednesday morning volunteer program for those in the higher risk categories listed above to minimize risk of COVID-19 […]

Free

Lunch & Learn at Skyline Ridge Preserve: Chestnuts, Christmas Trees & More!

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

Join Bay Area Older Adults and Midpen for a virtual exploration of Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve. Enjoy a virtual hike along shaded trails with great views of the eastern foothills and take in the beautiful scenery at Horseshoe Lake. Learn about the local wildlife and find out more about the Skyline Chestnut Farm and […]

Free

Joshua Tree Tour

Hosted by Model T Ford Club of Southern California. One day touring Joshua Tree National Park and another going to the Palm Springs Air Museum for a special docent led tour of their extensive collection, followed by lunch above Palm Springs at the Ritz Carlton Resort. Monday morning's route is yet to be sketched out […]

A Conversation with Jonathan Franzen Something to Love – Something to Hope For

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

Jonathan Franzen has written that in the face of worsening climate disruption we need to “maintain functioning democracies, functioning legal systems, functioning communities...Any good thing you do now is arguably a hedge against the hotter future, but the really meaningful thing is that it’s good today. As long as you have something to love, you […]

Colorful Cuba

Havana Havana

Colorful CubaJanuary 17th - 25th 2021 * 8N/9D throughout the best of Cuba with amazing off the path experiences!* One-of-a-kind "casa particulares" (small converted homes & guesthouses!)* Privately guided adventures and local experts throughout* Breakfast every day* 3 Dinners, 4 Lunches INCLUDED* Legal, licensed & permitted program with all USA compliance requirements met under the […]

Virtual Grant Workshop

New Funding Opportunities in the Arts! Grant season is now open for the California Arts Council (CAC), California’s state arts agency, and there are 6 new grant opportunities that support art and culture organizations and individual artists. Jennifer Laine, Executive Director of the San Benito County Arts Council, will host a Virtual Grant Workshop from […]

Conservation Committee Meeting

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

The Conservation Committee discusses and reviews conservation issues that are affecting Santa Cruz County, including conservation topics such as forestry, wildlife habitats, water, transportation, pollution, preservation of heritage trees, and more. This Committee provides recommended actions to the Executive Committee regarding how to address these issues, such as writing letters to officials stating the Sierra […]

Poetry Out Loud San Benito County virtual competition

Watch local high school students compete in this live poetry recitation contest. The San Benito County Arts Council invites the community the 6th annual San Benito County Poetry Out Loud competition. This virtual event, presented in partnership with San Benito High School, Aromas San Juan Unified School District, and the San Benito County Office of […]

Sierra Club Santa Cruz Group Executive Committee

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

Monthly meeting of the Santa Cruz Group executive committee. Public welcome. Agendas for meetings posted here at least a couple days before the meeting: https://www.sierraclub.org/ventana/santa-cruz/executive-committee-meetings-agendas-and-minutes

Conservation Committee Meeting

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

The Conservation Committee discusses and reviews conservation issues that are affecting Santa Cruz County, including conservation topics such as forestry, wildlife habitats, water, transportation, pollution, preservation of heritage trees, and more. This Committee provides recommended actions to the Executive Committee regarding how to address these issues, such as writing letters to officials stating the Sierra […]