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Bioblitz - Family Pod Field Trips


Visit the UC Hopland Research and Extension Center for a family/social pod visit to join our Bioblitz!

Search for plants and animals with us this Spring! Your one hour guided social pod tour includes:

  • "Bioblitz" guided walk to search for reptiles, mammals, plants, birds and insects! (2 mile return trip through trails).
  • Bioblitz kit including species identification cards.

All groups must:  

  • Register online in advance.
  • Be in same social bubble, and be no larger than 10 people. 
  • Adhere to all Mendocino County health orders. 
  • Stay home if you are sick, have any COVID-19 symptoms, or have been exposed to individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 10 days.  
  • Sign liability waiver and complete Visitor Clearance Survey for each member of group.  
  • Adhere to all HREC health & safety instructions and posted signs or other information while present onsite. 
  • Wear masks inside and outside for the entire duration of the field trip.  
  • Bring your own adults (i.e. children cannot be left unattended). 
  • Bring your own water, no food allowed during tour. 
  • Sanitize common touch areas in bathrooms after each use, sanitizer wipes will be provided. 

Pre-tour registration is required. Registrations must be made online by 2pm the day before your visit. Sliding scale of pricing from $10-$100, supported by Charlie and Joan Kelly and other Hopland Scholars Donors.

Hike dates:

April 10, 17, 24 and May 1.
10am, 11am, 12pm and 1pm

  Further dates may be added, contact if you would like to book a visit outside of these times.




Participants are asked to pay $100 per group, these funds support our educational programs, research and land management.

If you are unable to pay this amount, please use our sliding scale to make payment of the amount you are able to offer.

Donor funds will support the costs of those who are unable to pay the total amount.

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