California Naturalist Program
Are you traveling for the upcoming solar eclipse? If not, this link will tell you what percentage the sun will be blocked based on your zip code. If you want to know more about this rare celestial event, EarthSky is an excellent resource (link below). https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/7/25/16019892/solar-eclipse-2017-interactive-map http://earthsky.org/astronomy-essentials/total-eclipse-of-sun-august-21-2017
Program Updatesfirst California Naturalist Program Regional Rendezvous on October 8 in the North Coast and Bay-Delta Bioregions! We are excited to work with long-time partners at Pepperwood Preserve to offer a one day gathering for California Naturalists and interested friends. Naturalist updates, field walks with experts, keynote speakers, book exchange, lunch, and a final gathering and reception will all be included in this fun day.
CalNat Celebrates our 100th class! How did we get here and where shall we venture together? Read more in the UC Green Blog.
UC Green Blog: Enjoy Nature but don't love it to death. A peer-reviewed summary of recreation impacts on wildlife by contributing author and CalNat Director Adina Merenlender.
Hot off the press: “Evaluating environmental education, citizen science, and stewardship through naturalist programs” in the Conservation Biology journal volume 30, issue 6 examines data from California and Virginia naturalist programs to understand participant motivations, barriers, and perspectives as well as the actions they take to advance science, stewardship, and community engagement.