Investigating Invertebrates

Sunday, June 11, 2023 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm , , , ,

Workshop: Ages 7-12  About 97% of all animals on earth are invertebrates, or animals without a spinal column, but we rarely think about them. In this one-and-a-half-hour workshop, students will get an up-close introduction to the amazing biodiversity of California invertebrates! We’ll meet some of Lindsay’s invertebrate ambassadors, and take a trek outside to investigate (more…)

Habitat Helpers

Sunday, June 18, 2023 11:00 am - 12:00 pm , , ,

Workshop: Ages 4-6  In this one-hour workshop, we’ll learn what makes a healthy habitat for wildlife, and how to be a habitat helper. Students will meet some of our animal ambassadors up close and make observations about their wild homes. Then participants will design their own habitat for a California native species! Lastly, we’ll plant (more…)

Wild Mysteries: Sneaky Skulls

Sunday, June 25, 2023 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm , , , ,

Workshop: Ages 7-12  Ever look at a skull and wonder what kind of animal it belonged to? Come learn skull identification in Lindsay Wildlife’s Wild Mysteries workshop. We’ll cover basic skull identification indicators and put together the different puzzle pieces to identify what animal the skull belongs to. In this one-hour workshop, participants will observe (more…)

Simply Snakes

Sunday, August 6, 2023 10:00 am - 11:00 am , , ,

Workshop: Ages 4-6  Snakes are fascinating and misunderstood creatures, and are extremely diverse. In this one-hour workshop, students will meet Lindsay’s live snake ambassadors in order to make observations about their similarities and differences. Participants will learn about snake anatomy and adaptations and gain a greater appreciation for these scaled serpents. Date: Sunday, August 6 (more…)

Neon Scorpion Hikes

Saturday, August 12, 2023 7:30 pm - 9:30 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. Dates (more…)

Master Weavers

Sunday, August 20, 2023 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm , , , ,

Workshop: Ages 7-12  What is stronger than steel and kevlar but more elastic than rubber? Spider silk! Come explore with us while we learn about the amazing webs created by nature’s master weavers. We will go searching for webs outside,  then we will carry out some exciting experiments that will test our ability to mimic (more…)