California Naturalist
California Naturalist
California Naturalist
University of California
California Naturalist

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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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#CalNat2016 is two weeks away! Register now! http://calnat.ucanr.edu/2016conference/reg/

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California Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education presents Nathan Taxel, Director Of Outdoor Education at the Ocean Institute, featured workshop presenter for the Southern Fall Conference 2016 at Arrowhead Ranch Outdoor Science School, Lake Arrowhead, CA. Friday, Oct. 14th – Sunday, Oct. 16th 2016 https://aeoe.org/events/aeoe-southern-section-fall-conference-2016 Outdoor Ed as a Career? The Ocean Institute’s Director of Outdoor Education, and 10 year OE veteran, Nathan Taxel will discuss strategies and tips for transitioning from your seasonal job to a full time management position and starting a path toward a sustainable and fulfilling career in the field of outdoor and experiential education. Topics will include: How and where to find job postings, interview and resume writing strategy, managing expectations (but not having to take a vow of poverty), and work life balance. http://www.aeoe.org

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Happy 100th birthday National Park Service! Thank you for all you do to safeguard these special places and share them with us. Here are some favorites from #CalNat staff exploring National Parks. #NPS100 #FINDYOURPARK.

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Don't miss it! 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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