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Habitat Restoration Stewards

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Habitat Restoration Stewards

Sep 3 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Martin Griffin Preserve

Help with ecological restoration and resource management projects in the Martin Griffin Preserve’s four canyons.

Contact the ACR Volunteer Coordinator to sign up today!

 



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Birds and Botany Hike

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Birds and Botany Hike

Sep 4 2015 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Modini Mayacamas Preserves

Hike the forests, meadows and hills around Pine Flat and up Redhill with ACR Volunteer Patrick Woodworth & ACR Resource Ecologist Dave Self. We’ll be watching (and listening) for birds on the hike out. After lunch, we'll botanize as we consider the seasonal interplay between bird foods, habitat history and current activity of the birds.

Registration Required through the Modini Mayacamas Preserves Meetup page. Limit 15 

Bring Lunch & water

Meeting Spot Schoolhouse Flat, 30 minutes up Pine Flat Rd from Jimtown and Hwy 128. Look for the white egret truck and our event sign.

General Info Hikes are hosted by Audubon Canyon Ranch staff. No preregistration is necessary unless otherwise noted, and all hikes are free.

Questions? Email ACR Resource Ecologist David Self or call 707.431.8184 or visit the Modini Mayacamas Preserves Meetup page.

Steep, Wild Country, No Facilities, No Pets Please dress for the weather and bring at least one quart of drinking water. You may also wish to bring a hat, an extra layer and a snack. There are no toilets, no water fountains, no restaurants, no trash collection...this is a primitive and wild place! Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the outing. For hikes you will want shoes that protect your toes and give you good traction on uneven ground, such as sneakers or hiking boots. Please leave your pets at home.

The Modini Mayacamas Preserves This private nature sanctuary, owned and managed by Audubon Canyon Ranch, has a range of different public access opportunities. Pine Flat Road, a public county road with pullouts, meanders through the preserve, allowing visitors to enjoy the views and birdwatching from roadside pullouts anytime without appointment. Please drive very cautiously, this is a one lane winding road with very limited sight lines. The sanctuary also hosts public guided hikes, which are posted on this website's calendar. For independent hiking, attend an orientation sessions, which are also posted here.



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Wildlife Watch

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Wildlife Watch

Sep 5 2015 - 6:00am to 8:00am
Modini Mayacamas Preserves

Wildlife Watch Join ACR Resource Ecologist David Self on a Wildlife Watch at dawn at Rob Roy Flat at Modini Mayacamas Preserves on Saturdays through September 19. We'll enjoy sunrise, then go for an early morning hike.

Or volunteer for your own Wildlife Watch at dawn or dusk on any Saturday or Sunday from August 8 to September 20 and earn volunteer credits! Sign up with Dave Self to spend time on the Modini Mayacamas Preserves at dawn or dusk on any of these weekend days: Aug 29/30; or Sept 5/6, 12/13, 19/20.

Your presence during these hours will help discourage hunting and you will earn ‘credit’ toward monthly “Volunteer-Only” events such as the August 13th VOLUNTEERS ONLY Meteor Shower Campout. Campout participation requires 8 volunteer hours in 2 months prior to the event or 40 hours in the prior 12 months). Contact Dave Self to Volunteer for a Wildlife Watch.

Meet at Rob Roy Flat, a big pull-out about 25 minutes up Pine Flat Road from Highway 128 - just before crossing under the big power-lines. Look for the white egret truck.

Check the Modini Mayacamas Preserves Meetup page the night before in case we reschedule due to weather

Bring water

Steep, Wild Country, No Facilities, No Pets Dress for the weather and bring at least one quart of drinking water. You may also wish to bring a hat, an extra layer and a snack. There are no toilets, no water fountains, no restaurants, no trash collection...this is a primitive and wild place! Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the outing. For hikes you will want shoes that protect your toes and give you good traction on uneven ground, such as sneakers or hiking boots. Please leave your pets at home.

General Info Hikes are hosted by Audubon Canyon Ranch staff. No preregistration is necessary unless otherwise noted, and all hikes are free but donations are greatly appreciated.

Questions? Contact ACR Resource Ecologist David Self at 707.431.8184 or visit the Modini Mayacamas Preserves Meetup page.

The Modini Mayacamas Preserves This private nature sanctuary, owned and managed by Audubon Canyon Ranch, has a range of different public access opportunities. Pine Flat Road, a public county road with pullouts, meanders through the preserve, allowing visitors to enjoy the views and birdwatching from roadside pullouts anytime without appointment. Please drive very cautiously, this is a one lane winding road with very limited sight lines. The sanctuary also hosts public guided hikes, which are posted on this website's calendar. For independent hiking, attend an orientation sessions, which are also posted here.



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Habitat Protection & Restoration Stewards

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Habitat Protection & Restoration Stewards

Sep 7 2015 - 8:30am to 12:00pm
Bouverie Preserve

Bouverie Stewards work intimately with the land throughout the year at the Bouverie Preserve in Glen Ellen. This dedicated crew assists with all sorts of habitat protection and restoration work, while learning about the ecology behind the project. The team meets most weeks on Monday from 8:30am to Noon. For more information, email ACR Resource Ecologist Jen Potts or call 707.938.4554, ext. 305.



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Habitat Restoration Stewards

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Habitat Restoration Stewards

Sep 10 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Martin Griffin Preserve

Help with ecological restoration and resource management projects in the Martin Griffin Preserve’s four canyons.

Contact the ACR Volunteer Coordinator to sign up today!

 



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RESCHEDULED Annual ACR Appreciation Picnic

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RESCHEDULED Annual ACR Appreciation Picnic

Sep 12 2015 (All day)

The Annual ACR Appreciation Picnic originally scheduled for this date has been rescheduled. We look forward to inviting ACR supporters--volunteers, members (Sponsor-level+) and donors ($250+ annual gift)--when the new date has been set so we can thank you for your support of ACR programs and preserves.

By invitation only

Not a Sponsor-level member or supporter? Become a member today!



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Wildlife Watch

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Wildlife Watch

Sep 12 2015 - 6:00am to 8:00am
Modini Mayacamas Preserves

Wildlife Watch Join ACR Resource Ecologist David Self on a Wildlife Watch at dawn at Rob Roy Flat at Modini Mayacamas Preserves on Saturdays through September 19. We'll enjoy sunrise, then go for an early morning hike.

Or volunteer for your own Wildlife Watch at dawn or dusk on any Saturday or Sunday from August 8 to September 20 and earn volunteer credits! Sign up with Dave Self to spend time on the Modini Mayacamas Preserves at dawn or dusk on any of these weekend days: Aug 29/30; or Sept 5/6, 12/13, 19/20.

Your presence during these hours will help discourage hunting and you will earn ‘credit’ toward monthly “Volunteer-Only” events such as the August 13th VOLUNTEERS ONLY Meteor Shower Campout. Campout participation requires 8 volunteer hours in 2 months prior to the event or 40 hours in the prior 12 months). Contact Dave Self to Volunteer for a Wildlife Watch.

Meet at Rob Roy Flat, a big pull-out about 25 minutes up Pine Flat Road from Highway 128 - just before crossing under the big power-lines. Look for the white egret truck.

Check the Modini Mayacamas Preserves Meetup page the night before in case we reschedule due to weather

Bring water

Steep, Wild Country, No Facilities, No Pets Dress for the weather and bring at least one quart of drinking water. You may also wish to bring a hat, an extra layer and a snack. There are no toilets, no water fountains, no restaurants, no trash collection...this is a primitive and wild place! Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the outing. For hikes you will want shoes that protect your toes and give you good traction on uneven ground, such as sneakers or hiking boots. Please leave your pets at home.

General Info Hikes are hosted by Audubon Canyon Ranch staff. No preregistration is necessary unless otherwise noted, and all hikes are free but donations are greatly appreciated.

Questions? Contact ACR Resource Ecologist David Self at 707.431.8184 or visit the Modini Mayacamas Preserves Meetup page.

The Modini Mayacamas Preserves This private nature sanctuary, owned and managed by Audubon Canyon Ranch, has a range of different public access opportunities. Pine Flat Road, a public county road with pullouts, meanders through the preserve, allowing visitors to enjoy the views and birdwatching from roadside pullouts anytime without appointment. Please drive very cautiously, this is a one lane winding road with very limited sight lines. The sanctuary also hosts public guided hikes, which are posted on this website's calendar. For independent hiking, attend an orientation sessions, which are also posted here.



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Access Orientation

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Access Orientation

Sep 12 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Modini Mayacamas Preserves

Join Dave Self (ACR Resource Ecologist) for an introduction to the preserve and access guidelines. We’ll stop at a few view points along the road, then walk in the shade alongside Little Sulphur Creek. Agree to preserve rules and you will be given access for independent hiking.

Leader Dave Self, ACR Resource Ecologist for the Modini Mayacamas Preserves

Reservations Register through the Modini Mayacamas Preserves Meetup page

Bring Water 

Meet The junction of Pine Flat and Red Winery roads

Steep, Wild Country, No Facilities, No Pets Please dress for the weather and bring at least one quart of drinking water. You may also wish to bring a hat, an extra layer, and a snack. There are no toilets, no water fountains, no restaurants, no trash collection...this is a primitive and wild place! Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the outing. For hikes you will want shoes that protect your toes and give you good traction on uneven ground, such as sneakers or hiking boots. Please leave your pets at home.

General Info Hikes are hosted by Audubon Canyon Ranch staff. No preregistration is necessary unless otherwise noted, and all hikes are free. Questions? Contact ACR Naturalist David Self at david.self@egret.org or 707-431-8184 or visit the Friends of Modini Mayacamas Preserves Meetup page.

The Modini Mayacamas Preserves This private nature sanctuary, owned and managed by Audubon Canyon Ranch, has a range of different public access opportunities. Pine Flat Road, a public county road with pullouts, meanders through the preserve, allowing visitors to enjoy the views and birdwatching from roadside pullouts anytime without appointment. Please drive very cautiously, this is a one lane winding road with very limited sight lines. The sanctuary also hosts public guided hikes, which are posted on this website's calendar. For independent hiking, attend an orientation sessions, which are also posted here.



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Honoring Marty Griffin

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Honoring Marty Griffin

Sep 13 2015 - 12:00pm to 4:30pm

A 95th Birthday Celebration

presented by Audubon Canyon Ranch

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Noon - 4:30 pm

Mill Valley Community Center

HONORING

ACR Founder Marty Griffin's 95th birthday & his incredible contributions to conservation

SUPPORTING 

The Conservation, Science and Education Programs of Audubon Canyon Ranch

TICKETS

Available here or by calling 415.868.9244 ext.110



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Habitat Protection & Restoration Stewards

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Habitat Protection & Restoration Stewards

Sep 14 2015 - 8:30am to 12:00pm
Bouverie Preserve

Bouverie Stewards work intimately with the land throughout the year at the Bouverie Preserve in Glen Ellen. This dedicated crew assists with all sorts of habitat protection and restoration work, while learning about the ecology behind the project. The team meets most weeks on Monday from 8:30am to Noon. For more information, email ACR Resource Ecologist Jen Potts or call 707.938.4554, ext. 305.



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Habitat Restoration Stewards

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Habitat Restoration Stewards

Sep 17 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Martin Griffin Preserve

Help with ecological restoration and resource management projects in the Martin Griffin Preserve’s four canyons.

Contact the ACR Volunteer Coordinator to sign up today!

 



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Third Thursday Stewardship

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Third Thursday Stewardship

Sep 17 2015 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Modini Mayacamas Preserves

A New Path (Trail Work) Help clear a path to a hidden patch of native grasses and wildflowers. We’ll determine the age of some trees and shrubs in the area, and then we’ll ponder habitat history and other factors that made this patch so different from nearby areas. After removing some Himalayan blackberry and other invasives from the edges of the patch, we’ll break for lunch, visiting and a little exploring.

Reserve through the Modini Mayacamas Preserves Meetup page. Limit 12

Meet at the junction of Red Winery & Pine Flat Roads

Check the Modini Mayacamas Preserves Meetup page the night before in case we reschedule due to weather

Bring lunch, water and heavy gloves (we'll provide extra gloves if needed) for work with blackberries

Wear long pants

Steep, Wild Country, No Facilities, No Pets Dress for the weather and bring at least one quart of drinking water. You may also wish to bring a hat, an extra layer and a snack. There are no toilets, no water fountains, no restaurants, no trash collection...this is a primitive and wild place! Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the outing. For hikes you will want shoes that protect your toes and give you good traction on uneven ground, such as sneakers or hiking boots. Please leave your pets at home.

Earn Volunteer Credits! If you have knowledge, skills, interests or energy to share, volunteer possibilities abound. Contact ACR Resource Ecologist Dave Self and we’ll see what’ll work. Sign up and start earning credits toward special volunteers-only events like the mid-August Meteor Shower Campout.

Questions? Contact ACR Resource Ecologist David Self at 707.431.8184 or visit the Modini Mayacamas Preserves Meetup page.

General Info Hikes are hosted by Audubon Canyon Ranch staff. No preregistration is necessary unless otherwise noted, and all hikes are free but donations are greatly appreciated.

The Modini Mayacamas Preserves This private nature sanctuary, owned and managed by Audubon Canyon Ranch, has a range of different public access opportunities. Pine Flat Road, a public county road with pullouts, meanders through the preserve, allowing visitors to enjoy the views and birdwatching from roadside pullouts anytime without appointment. Please drive very cautiously, this is a one lane winding road with very limited sight lines. The sanctuary also hosts public guided hikes, which are posted on this website's calendar. For independent hiking, attend an orientation sessions, which are also posted here.



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Wildlife Watch

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Wildlife Watch

Sep 19 2015 - 6:00am to 8:00am
Modini Mayacamas Preserves

Wildlife Watch Join ACR Resource Ecologist David Self on a Wildlife Watch at dawn at Rob Roy Flat at Modini Mayacamas Preserves on Saturdays through September 19. We'll enjoy sunrise, then go for an early morning hike.

Or volunteer for your own Wildlife Watch at dawn or dusk on any Saturday or Sunday from August 8 to September 20 and earn volunteer credits! Sign up with Dave Self to spend time on the Modini Mayacamas Preserves at dawn or dusk on any of these weekend days: Aug 29/30; or Sept 5/6, 12/13, 19/20.

Your presence during these hours will help discourage hunting and you will earn ‘credit’ toward monthly “Volunteer-Only” events such as the August 13th VOLUNTEERS ONLY Meteor Shower Campout. Campout participation requires 8 volunteer hours in 2 months prior to the event or 40 hours in the prior 12 months). Contact Dave Self to Volunteer for a Wildlife Watch.

Meet at Rob Roy Flat, a big pull-out about 25 minutes up Pine Flat Road from Highway 128 - just before crossing under the big power-lines. Look for the white egret truck.

Check the Modini Mayacamas Preserves Meetup page the night before in case we reschedule due to weather

Bring water

Steep, Wild Country, No Facilities, No Pets Dress for the weather and bring at least one quart of drinking water. You may also wish to bring a hat, an extra layer and a snack. There are no toilets, no water fountains, no restaurants, no trash collection...this is a primitive and wild place! Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the outing. For hikes you will want shoes that protect your toes and give you good traction on uneven ground, such as sneakers or hiking boots. Please leave your pets at home.

General Info Hikes are hosted by Audubon Canyon Ranch staff. No preregistration is necessary unless otherwise noted, and all hikes are free but donations are greatly appreciated.

Questions? Contact ACR Resource Ecologist David Self at 707.431.8184 or visit the Modini Mayacamas Preserves Meetup page.

The Modini Mayacamas Preserves This private nature sanctuary, owned and managed by Audubon Canyon Ranch, has a range of different public access opportunities. Pine Flat Road, a public county road with pullouts, meanders through the preserve, allowing visitors to enjoy the views and birdwatching from roadside pullouts anytime without appointment. Please drive very cautiously, this is a one lane winding road with very limited sight lines. The sanctuary also hosts public guided hikes, which are posted on this website's calendar. For independent hiking, attend an orientation sessions, which are also posted here.



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Pine Flat History Walk with Joe Pelanconi

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Pine Flat History Walk with Joe Pelanconi

Sep 19 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Modini Mayacamas Preserves

Come and enjoy this casual walk through Pine Flat with Joe Pelanconi, author of Quicksilver Mining in Sonoma County: Pine Flat Prospect Fever. Learn about the Pine Flat boomtown of the mid-1870’s and some the personalities involved. Joe will also have copies of his Book, if you’d like to buy one (it’s a good read!).

Reserve through the Modini Mayacamas Preserves Meetup page. Limit 20

Meet at the junction of Red Winery & Pine Flat Roads

Check the Modini Mayacamas Preserves Meetup page the night before in case we reschedule due to weather

Bring water

Steep, Wild Country, No Facilities, No Pets Dress for the weather and bring at least one quart of drinking water. You may also wish to bring a hat, an extra layer and a snack. There are no toilets, no water fountains, no restaurants, no trash collection...this is a primitive and wild place! Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the outing. For hikes you will want shoes that protect your toes and give you good traction on uneven ground, such as sneakers or hiking boots. Please leave your pets at home.

Questions? Contact ACR Resource Ecologist David Self at 707.431.8184 or visit the Modini Mayacamas Preserves Meetup page.

General Info Hikes are hosted by Audubon Canyon Ranch staff. No preregistration is necessary unless otherwise noted, and all hikes are free but donations are greatly appreciated.

The Modini Mayacamas Preserves This private nature sanctuary, owned and managed by Audubon Canyon Ranch, has a range of different public access opportunities. Pine Flat Road, a public county road with pullouts, meanders through the preserve, allowing visitors to enjoy the views and birdwatching from roadside pullouts anytime without appointment. Please drive very cautiously, this is a one lane winding road with very limited sight lines. The sanctuary also hosts public guided hikes, which are posted on this website's calendar. For independent hiking, attend an orientation sessions, which are also posted here.



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Habitat Protection & Restoration Stewards

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Habitat Protection & Restoration Stewards

Sep 21 2015 - 8:30am to 12:00pm
Bouverie Preserve

Bouverie Stewards work intimately with the land throughout the year at the Bouverie Preserve in Glen Ellen. This dedicated crew assists with all sorts of habitat protection and restoration work, while learning about the ecology behind the project. The team meets most weeks on Monday from 8:30am to Noon. For more information, email ACR Resource Ecologist Jen Potts or call 707.938.4554, ext. 305.



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Habitat Restoration Stewards

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Habitat Restoration Stewards

Sep 24 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Martin Griffin Preserve

Help with ecological restoration and resource management projects in the Martin Griffin Preserve’s four canyons.

Contact the ACR Volunteer Coordinator to sign up today!

 



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Documenting Wildlife

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Documenting Wildlife

Sep 26 2015 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Modini Mayacamas Preserves

Come and spend the morning learning about some of the wildlife that inhabits the Modini Mayacamas Preserves. We’ll learn about identifying field signs of mountain lions, bobcat, coyotes and more. We will also visit two wildlife trail cameras, where we’ll view new unseen photos and videos to see if the field signs match the pictures! Total hike is about 3 miles. Click here to view some footage from the cameras.

Leader Ginny Fifield, Wildlife Camera Specialist is a Docent at the Martin Griffin Preserve and a Modini Mayacamas Preserves Volunteer. Ginny has lots of great field and camera experience studying coyotes and mountain lions.

Reservations Limited to 15 participants. Register through the Modini Mayacamas Preserves Meetup page

Bring Water 

Meet The junction of Pine Flat and Red Winery roads

Check the Meetup page in the morning in case we reschedule due to weather.

Steep, Wild Country, No Facilities, No Pets Please dress for the weather and bring at least one quart of drinking water. You may also wish to bring a hat, an extra layer, and a snack. There are no toilets, no water fountains, no restaurants, no trash collection...this is a primitive and wild place! Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the outing. For hikes you will want shoes that protect your toes and give you good traction on uneven ground, such as sneakers or hiking boots. Please leave your pets at home.

General Info Hikes are hosted by Audubon Canyon Ranch staff or docents. No preregistration is necessary unless otherwise noted, and all hikes are free. Questions? Contact ACR Resource Ecologist David Self or visit the Friends of Modini Mayacamas Preserves Meetup page.

The Modini Mayacamas Preserves This private nature sanctuary, owned and managed by Audubon Canyon Ranch, has a range of different public access opportunities. Pine Flat Road, a public county road with pullouts, meanders through the preserve, allowing visitors to enjoy the views and birdwatching from roadside pullouts anytime without appointment. Please drive very cautiously, this is a one lane winding road with very limited sight lines. The sanctuary also hosts public guided hikes, which are posted on this website's calendar. For independent hiking, attend an orientation sessions, which are also posted here.



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Guided Nature Walk

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Guided Nature Walk

Sep 26 2015 - 9:30am to 1:30pm
Bouverie Preserve

Experience the beauty and rich natural history of this 535-acre preserve. Our half-day guided nature walks are on Saturdays throughout fall and spring. Participants are divided into small groups and paired with a trained Bouverie volunteer to explore the mixed evergreen forest, flower-carpeted oak woodland and rugged chaparral. Guided Nature Walks begin at 9:30 a.m. and end at 1:30 p.m. and range from two to five miles. Visitors of all ages are welcome.

There is no charge but donations are appreciated. Contributions support the preservation, education and conservation science programs of Audubon Canyon Ranch.

Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis and can be made a month in advance of each respective hike. Reservations are not definite until confirmed.

To make a reservation, send an e-mail with the following information:

  • The hike date you wish to reserve
  • Your complete name
  • Your address
  • Your phone number
  • The number of people in your party (limit 6)

Call ACR headquarters at 415.868.9244 with questions.



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Sunset and a Lunar Eclipse

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Sunset and a Lunar Eclipse

Sep 27 2015 - 6:00pm to 9:45pm
Modini Mayacamas Preserves

Bring your chairs and relax. From 10,000 Pine Flat Road, we'll enjoy the moon rise (6:57pm) and sunset (7:01pm), dusk and the lunar eclipse (faint outer shading starts at 6:07pm, fully eclipsed for 72 minutes from 7:46pm to 8:23pm, faint outer shading ends at 9:27pm). Maybe we'll be serenaded by coyotes, as we were during the August Stargazing Campout.

Meet: 10,000 Pine Flat Rd, Healdsburg, CA (map). Driveway on Right, 8 miles up from Hwy 128 & the Jimtown Store

Check the Modini Mayacamas Preserves Meetup page the night before in case we reschedule due to weather

Bring: water, a chair to sit in, warm clothing

Questions? Contact ACR Resource Ecologist David Self at 707.431.8184 or visit the Modini Mayacamas Preserves Meetup page.

Steep, Wild Country, No Facilities, No Pets Dress for the weather and bring at least one quart of drinking water. You may also wish to bring a hat, an extra layer and a snack. There are no toilets, no water fountains, no restaurants, no trash collection...this is a primitive and wild place! Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the outing. For hikes you will want shoes that protect your toes and give you good traction on uneven ground, such as sneakers or hiking boots. Please leave your pets at home.

The Modini Mayacamas Preserves This private nature sanctuary, owned and managed by Audubon Canyon Ranch, has a range of different public access opportunities. Pine Flat Road, a public county road with pullouts, meanders through the preserve, allowing visitors to enjoy the views and birdwatching from roadside pullouts anytime without appointment. Please drive very cautiously, this is a one lane winding road with very limited sight lines. The sanctuary also hosts public guided hikes, which are posted on this website's calendar. For independent hiking, attend an orientation sessions, which are also posted here.



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Habitat Protection & Restoration Stewards

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Habitat Protection & Restoration Stewards

Sep 28 2015 - 8:30am to 12:00pm
Bouverie Preserve

Bouverie Stewards work intimately with the land throughout the year at the Bouverie Preserve in Glen Ellen. This dedicated crew assists with all sorts of habitat protection and restoration work, while learning about the ecology behind the project. The team meets most weeks on Monday from 8:30am to Noon. For more information, email ACR Resource Ecologist Jen Potts or call 707.938.4554, ext. 305.



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