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The mission of the UC California Naturalist Program is to foster a diverse community of naturalists and promote stewardship of California's natural resources through education and service. 

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No eres aquí el único ser salvaje! ¡Ven y conoce a otros de tu camada! ¡Faltan 5 días para aprovechar la tarifa de inscripción anticipada! #CalNat2016

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Join your fellow nature lovers at #CalNat2016! 5 more days 'till early registration ends!

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Just back from Society for Conservation Biology North Am. Congress where #CalNat Director Adina Merenlender gave a talk on "Communicating conservation science through naturalist training..." Highlights included plenary talk by Drew Lanham, an incredible session on the importance of inclusivity, and new ways to examine climate change vulnerability for plant species. See rules for the black birdwatcher

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Early bird registration closes July 31 for the 2016 California Naturalist Conference! September 9-11, 2016. Check out the program here.

Hot off the press: “Evaluating environmental education, citizen science, and stewardship through naturalist programs” 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. 

New California Agriculture article on CalNat Director Adina Merenlender: Building a new mode of extension for biodiversity conservation

Time's Flaming Arrow: Read about journalist Mary Ellen Hannibal's CalNat immersion experience in the HuffPost Green Blog.


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