Promoting a conservation ethic in people of all ages is central to our mission of Conservation in Action. Please join us on the preserves to explore seasonal changes, take part in naturalist training or dig in with other volunteers to assist our land management team. Reservations are required for most events in order to ensure that human impact is kept in balance with land and habitat preservation goals.

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Bay Conference Center, Tiburon San Francisco Bay Joint Venture Wildlife Symposium

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San Francisco Bay Joint Venture Wildlife Symposium

Apr 4 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Bay Conference Center, Tiburon

This collaborative effort brings together wildlife experts, conservation planners, restoration scientists, and land managers. To discuss how we can collectively leverage the wealth of knowledge and efforts to understand and improve conditions for wildlife throughout the SF Bay Region.

Hosted by San Francisco Bay Joint Venture, Point Blue Conservation Science and San Francisco Estuary Partnership.

ACR Director of Conservation Science Nils Warnock and Avian Ecologist Scott Jennings will present.

For more information about the San Francisco Bay Joint Venture, visit http://www.sfbayjv.org/

For more information about ACR's Heron & Egret Telemetry Project, click here.



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Martin Griffin Preserve Nature Guide Training

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Nature Guide Training

Apr 6 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Martin Griffin Preserve

ACR Nature Guides interpret the natural environment of Martin Griffin Preserve and its many unique natural features for weekend visitors. 

Our next nature guide training will occur over nine Saturdays beginning March 9, 2019. Learn about birds, plants, aquatic critters, Bolinas Lagoon ecology and more! Training includes techniques for interpreting natural history and leading guided nature walks.

ACR’s Nature Guide program is an ideal opportunity for working professionals and college students to spend time in nature and gain hands-on field experience. Volunteer times are on weekends and holidays and are flexible.

Sign up by email or by calling 415.868.9244 ext. 122.

Saturdays, March 9 – May 4, 2019

 

 



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Modini Mayacamas Preserves Canceled: Modini Mayacamas Preserves Stewards

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Canceled: Modini Mayacamas Preserves Stewards

Apr 11 2019 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Modini Mayacamas Preserves

NOTICE: Due to storm damage, Pine Flat Road, the main access to the Preserve has been closed by the County of Sonoma until further notice. Please check future work dates for road updates.

The Modini Mayacamas Preserves Stewards provide essential hands-on assistance to our land management team, including trail maintenance, invasive plant removal, native plant propagation, and other special projects. Come learn more about the Preserves by getting your hands dirty! We meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of most months from 9:00am – 1:00pm as well as the last Saturday of every month, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.

To learn more about our stewardship program or the Modini Mayacamas Preserves Stewards, contact ACR Resource Ecologist Julianne Bradbury by email or by phone at 707.396.8832.



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Laguna Environmental Center Living with Lions: Co-existence with an Iconic American Carnivore

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Living with Lions: Co-existence with an Iconic American Carnivore

Apr 11 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Laguna Environmental Center

Join us at the Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation to hear ACR's Wildlife Ecologist, Dr. Quinton Martins, provide an update on the research results of Living with Lions, ACR’s mountain lion research and education project.

The event will be held at Heron Hall, Laguna Environmental Center, 900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95401.

Cost: $14. Reservations are required; purchase your ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/side-by-side-with-wild-neighbors-the-living-with-mountain-lions-project-presentation-by-audubon-tickets-56379979035

Click here for more information on ACR's Living With Lions.



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Martin Griffin Preserve Nature Guide Training

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Nature Guide Training

Apr 13 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Martin Griffin Preserve

ACR Nature Guides interpret the natural environment of Martin Griffin Preserve and its many unique natural features for weekend visitors. 

Our next nature guide training will occur over nine Saturdays beginning March 9, 2019. Learn about birds, plants, aquatic critters, Bolinas Lagoon ecology and more! Training includes techniques for interpreting natural history and leading guided nature walks.

ACR’s Nature Guide program is an ideal opportunity for working professionals and college students to spend time in nature and gain hands-on field experience. Volunteer times are on weekends and holidays and are flexible.

Sign up by email or by calling 415.868.9244 ext. 122.

Saturdays, March 9 – May 4, 2019

 

 



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Cypress Grove Research Center Coastal Birds of Tomales Bay – A Springtime Members’ Hike

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Coastal Birds of Tomales Bay – A Springtime Members’ Hike

Apr 13 2019 - 9:30am to 1:00pm
Cypress Grove Research Center

Coastal Birds of Tomales Bay – A Springtime Members’ Hike

Saturday, April 13, 2019

9:30am – 1:00pm

Rain Date Saturday, May 18, 2019

ACR invites members at the Wetland Guardian-level and above to come birding with us! Enjoy special access to two of ACR’s Tomales Bay preserves. Join ACR Director of Conservation Science Nils Warnock on an outdoor birding excursion and field discussion related to the identification, ecology and conservation of birds along Tomales Bay. We’ll bird at Cypress Grove Preserve, then caravan to Toms Point (weather and road conditions willing!) at the northern tip of the bay.

By invitation only

Receive an invitation? Click here to RSVP

Not a member? Become a Wetland Gurdian today and join us for this members-only event!

Questions? Contact support@egret.org



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Bouverie Preserve Guided Nature Walk

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Guided Nature Walk

Apr 13 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Bouverie Preserve

Experience the beauty and rich natural history of this 535-acre preserve. Our 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 and flower-carpeted oak woodland. Guided Nature Walks begin at 10:00am and end at 12:00pm and are no more than 2.5 miles long.

Visitors of all ages are welcome. In order to attend a Guided Nature Walk or Twilight Hike, minors (those under the age of 18) MUST be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian.

$20 per person suggested donation. Contributions support the preservation, education and conservation science programs of Audubon Canyon Ranch. All donations are greatly appreciated!

CLICK HERE to register.

Questions? Call ACR headquarters at 415.868.9244 ext. 110



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Bouverie Preserve Docent Orientation / Recruitment Hike

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Docent Orientation / Recruitment Hike

Apr 13 2019 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
Bouverie Preserve

An ACR docent is someone with an abiding love of nature and a desire to share that appreciation & enthusiasm with children aged 8-10. Over the course of 17 Wednesdays beginning in September, docents receive exceptional coursework in the natural history of Northern California’s diverse ecosystems as well as training in the dynamics of working with children in these natural settings. ACR partners with UC Extension’s California Naturalist program.

Join us for an orientation program beginning with a brief overview of the training program and ending with an hour-long hike on the trail. Seasoned Bouverie Preserve docents will lead the hikes and be available to answer questions.

Training begins in September.

SIGN UP TODAY!

Can't make this date? Choose from all dates this spring and summer:
April 13, April 17, May 4, May 15, June 12, June 22

Bring a friend!

Questions? Call ACR Education Specialist Jacqueline Levy at 707.938.4554 ext 310 or email bouverie@egret.org.



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Martin Griffin Preserve Martin Griffin Preserve Stewards

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Martin Griffin Preserve Stewards

Apr 13 2019 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Martin Griffin Preserve

Participate in environmental stewardship with Audubon Canyon Ranch at Martin Griffin Preserve! We will be focusing on invasive plant management, so this is a great activity for those who enjoy weeding in the garden. Please bring a lunch, clothes you would garden in, sturdy shoes, and a water bottle. We will provide gloves, snacks, and tools. All experience levels are welcome!

Volunteer stewardship workdays run on select Saturdays from 11am-3pm, we will be meeting at the parking lot at Martin Griffin Preserve in Stinson Beach. Public transportation to the meeting site is available via the West Marin Stagecoach route 61. Anyone is welcome, please RSVP so we know to expect you.

To RSVP or learn more about our stewardship program and the Martin Griffin Preserve Stewards, contact ACR Resource Ecologist Henry Inman by email or by phone at 415.868.9244, ext. 102.

For directions to the Martin Griffin Preserve, click here.



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