This spring and summer, ACR’s Martin Griffin Preserve will host an eight-week series of Saturday morning talks open to the community and focused on local conservation efforts.

Select Saturdays beginning May 21, 2016, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm.

Picher Canyon Display Hall
Martin Griffin Preserve
Stinson Beach

Schedule of Conservation Talks:
May 21: Regional Heron and Egret Populations, speaker: John P. Kelly, ACR Director of Conservation Science
June 4: ACR’s Mountain Lion Project, speaker: Dr. Quinton Martins, ACR Wildlife Ecologist
June 11: A Fifty-Year Flight through the Cause of Raptor Conservation, speaker: Allen Fish, Director, Golden Gate Raptor Observatory
June 18: Welcome Back Otters!, speaker: Megan Isadore, Director, River Otter Project
June 25: Muir Woods and Monarchs, speaker: Mia Monroe, NPS Community Liaison & Xerces Monarch Coordinator
July 9: Exploring Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary,  speaker: Jennifer Stock Education and Outreach Coordinator, Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary
July 16: Coyotes in Our Midst: Learning to Coexist with America's Native Song Dog, speaker: Keli Hendricks, Project Coyote Ranching with Wildlife Coordinator
July 23: Wintering Waterbirds on Bolinas Lagoon: How Habitat Change and Rainfall Have Played an Important Role in Determining Abundances and Trends, speaker: Lynne Stenzel, Senior Wetland Ecologist, Point Blue

A second series, NATURE CONNECTION, has just been added, folk music and storytelling... something for all ages!
May 29: Little Folkies and Nature Exploration
June 26: Nature-based Yoga in the Canyon with Elizabeth Barnet
July 9: An Evening of Storytelling with Ane Carla Rovetta
July 24: Nature-based Yoga in the Canyon with Elizabeth Barnet

Reservation is required:

A suggested donation of $15-25 supports our education programs such as the Conservation Talks and management of the 5,000 acres of wildlife sanctuaries owned by ACR.