Conservation Icons Subscription Series Ticket

Saturday, August 11, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm , , ,

The popular Conservation Icons speaker series brings to Walnut Creek renowned thinkers, researchers, and leaders who inspire audiences to think differently about the natural world–and wildlife–around us. This year, Lindsay is offering a subscription ticket for the three events onsite at Lindsay Wildlife in 2018. These events are listed below. Events held at the Lesher Center for (more…)

Neon Scorpion Hikes Fall 2018

Sunday, September 30, 2018 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm , , , ,

Age 6–Adult Explore the habitat of local scorpions along the north face of Mount Diablo, starting at the Mitchell Canyon Visitor Center. Experience the excitement of finding scorpions glowing like green neon signs in the dark discover and observe the diverse plants and animals inhabiting Mount Diablo. Hikes cover a distance of 2 miles. BRING (more…)

Fall 2018: UC California Naturalist Certification

Monday, October 1, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm ,

Lindsay Wildlife Experience is proud to host another offering of the UC California Naturalist certification course focused on the Mt. Diablo region. Taught by local expert guest speakers, the course provides a broad overview of California natural history while helping participants to become skilled interpreters, citizen scientists, and land stewards of the Diablo region. Through field trips, classroom (more…)

Bay Day Eco Heroes

Saturday, October 6, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm , , , , ,

Bay Day Eco Heroes-Celebrate Bay Day: Join Save The Bay on Saturday, October 6, 2018 Join Lindsay Wildlife for our daily educational program “Eco Heroes.” We will focus on keeping San Francisco Bay and its connected waterways free of trash, especially single-use plastics. We will begin our program with a conversation in front of the (more…)

Science Illustration: Illustrating Insects

Saturday, October 13, 2018 10:30 am - 12:30 pm , , ,

Science Illustration: Illustrating Insects Come appreciate some of the most fascinatingly diverse and numerous animals found on this planet! Instructor Mona Luo returns to guide us through another exploration of drawing as a tool for engaging with the world around us! This drawing workshop will cover insect and arachnid natural history, anatomy, and basic identification (more…)

Wildlife Photography Workshop: Intro to Strategies, Tools, and Techniques

Saturday, October 27, 2018 10:00 am - 11:30 am , , , ,

Photography Workshop 1 of 2 Are you passionate about wildlife and do you enjoy photographing all things wild? Learn strategies and techniques to assist you in locating, observing and photographing wildlife, while incorporating ethical practices as you shoot. Wendy Sparks and Jeff Torquemada have been photographing wildlife for over thirty years and they enjoy helping (more…)

Wildlife Photography Workshop: Camouflage and Animal Communication in Wildlife Photography

Saturday, November 3, 2018 10:00 am - 11:30 am , , , ,

Photography Workshop 2 of 2 Jeff and Wendy return for a second wildlife photography workshop! This time, they will focus on animal communication and camouflage. Understanding these aspects of wildlife will help develop your photography skills while cultivating a richer understanding of the animals. They will help you further your skills in photographing nature. Bring (more…)

November 2018 Conservation Icons: Dr. Dan Simberloff, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Invasive Species

Saturday, November 10, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Age 12+ , , ,

Join Lindsay Wildlife on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 6 p.m. for an evening with Dr. Dan Simberloff when he discusses invasive species and what everyone needs to know! A professor with the University of Tennessee Knoxville, Simberloff is a foremost expert on invasive species. Of the 7,000 estimated non-native species present in North America, approximately 1,000 are invasive. Invasive species (more…)

January 2019 Conservation Icons: Dr. Wade Davis, University of British Columbia--Life's Diversity!

Saturday, January 5, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Age 12+ , , ,

For one night only, Lindsay Wildlife’s Conservation Icons is bringing world-renowned anthropologist Dr. Wade Davis to Walnut Creek! Davis serves as one of the premiere presenters in the second annual speaker series. Dr. Davis is an internationally-recognized anthropologist, ethnobotanist, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, filmmaker and photographer, and has been described as “a rare combination of scientist, scholar, (more…)

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