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.
Its wonderful to be in California where over 50 women's marches were held this weekend despite the rain, wind and snow. Coming together lifts the spirit and we are thrilled to see the fun ways California Naturalists are getting together from book clubs to pot lucks. Keep us posted on what you have planned!
Photo: UC CA Naturalist training: Animal Council with Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods 2014.
New UC Green Blog: Feeling welcome in nature is essential to caring and wanting to learn more. #CalNat2016 conference summary.
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.
Time's Flaming Arrow: Read about journalist Mary Ellen Hannibal's CalNat immersion experience in the HuffPost Green Blog.