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Throughout the year, the Museum offers an exciting variety of adult programs designed to encourage understanding and appreciation of the many facets of our natural world. Lectures and films, classes, field trips, panel discussions, and workshops provide opportunities to experience new ideas, develop new skills, meet active adults with similar interests, and learn from experts.

The Museum also offers a wonderful roster of family programs that create opportunities for parents and children of all ages to have fun learning together.

For more specific information about upcoming adult and family programs, please visit our Calendar page

Don't miss this special opportunity...

FIELD TRIP: Birds and Bloom Hike
Sunday, April 9, 2017
9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Enjoy this year's potentially spectacular wildflower bloom and seasonal birding on this special hike with field experts Ethnobotanist Dr. Jan Timbrook and Birding Naturalist Rebecca Coulter on this exclusive opportunity at the UC Sedgwick Reserve. Appreciate the lush landscape with a 3-hour interpretive walk highlighting the local flora and fauna brought brought out by the recent record rainfall.  Bring your own picnic lunch to enjoy after our morning hike. 

Participants meet at Sedgwick Reserve at 9:00 AM

Hike goes from 9:00 AM-Noon

Bring your own lunch and picnic from Noon-1:00PM (Optional)

Members $45; non-members $50

Pre-registration required; limited enrollment. 
Registration will open Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Noon. To register, please go to

Please contact 805-682-4711 ext. 170 or if you have questions regarding field trips & classes.



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