2019 MLK Day of Service event brings hard-working volunteers

2019 MLK Day of Service event brings hard-working volunteers

Thank you to everyone who volunteered their time during our Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service event on Monday, January 21 at Connolly Ranch. We’re now in our 4th year for this event, and it’s always impressive to see how many people come out to donate...
2019 Spring/Summer Field Trip Guide coming soon

2019 Spring/Summer Field Trip Guide coming soon

Getting that itch to get outside? Help is coming as our 2019 Spring/Summer Field Trip Guide will be out in late February, offering hikes to all kinds of places. Whether it be finding fungi at Wildlake, taking a paddle down the Napa River or stargazing at Wantrup,...
Seeing small species in the wild

Seeing small species in the wild

The Land Trust led an excited group out to our Wantrup Preserve recently for one of our special Members Only series outings – Reptiles and Amphibians. For those of us who couldn’t make it, Lands Program Assistant Erin Erickson came back from the field trip with photos...
The Weekend Link List – Feb. 23

The Weekend Link List – Feb. 23

Olympic curling lends itself especially well to an internet reading list.   Rivers: America’s lifeblood (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service) https://www.fws.gov/refuges/features/rivers.html   Found: A plant bonanza hidden in China’s caves (Atlas Obscura)...
The Weekend Link List – Feb. 9

The Weekend Link List – Feb. 9

Let us do the dirty work of finding cool stuff to read.   Dinosaur-era bird found trapped in Amber (National Geographic) https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/02/dinosaurs-birds-trapped-amber-fossils-paleontology-science/   California state parks begins study of...