Calendar of Events

Families hike into the distance in a grassland at Osborn Preserve
10:00am to 2:00pm

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Children at last year's event look up a bird they observed in the field guide

Christmas Bird Count for Kids

9:30am to 2:00pm
Fairfield Osborn Preserve

Children can be ideal citizen scientists – observant, curious, good at following directions – yet don’t often get a chance to contribute. Bring your kids ages 8-17 to this bilingual (English/Spanish) junior version of the 119 year old Audubon Christmas Bird Count. Learn bird ID, field guide & binocular skills while contributing to Cornell Lab research!

Los niños pueden ser científicos ciudadanos ideales: observadores, curiosos, buenos para seguir instrucciones, pero a menudo no tienen la oportunidad de contribuir. Traiga a sus hijos de 8 a 17 años a esta versión junior bilingüe (inglés / español) del Conteo de pájaros de Navidad Audubon con 119 años de tradición. ¡Aprenda identificación de aves, guía de campo y habilidades binoculares mientras contribuye a la investigación de Cornell Lab!

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Several naturalist trainees listen to a leader in a sunny field

Winter Community Naturalist Program

10:00am to 4:00pm
Fairfield Osborn Preserve

Learn nature’s secrets and how to share them with others during this 4-day training. You will explore the stunning landscapes of Sonoma Mountain with university faculty and other experts, and practice sharing your new knowledge as you lead tours of SSU's Osborn Preserve. Join a community working to eradicate Nature Deficit Disorder in the North Bay and help others become "Environmentally Ready!"