Lord Richard's 48th Birthday Celebration

Saturday, July 2, 2022 10:00 am - 11:00 am , ,

Join us on Saturday, July 2 from 10-11 a.m. to celebrate Lord Richard the Turkey Vulture’s 48th birthday. Get up close with Lord Richard, our Turkey Vulture animal ambassador, and some of his friends and see Lord Richard eat a birthday cake fit for a vulture! To help us honor this amazing ambassador, The Corner (more…)

Wild Science: Experimenting with Adaptations

Tuesday, July 19, 2022 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Age 8-12 , , , ,

Workshop: Ages 8-12  Explore some wild adaptations that animals have evolved, from a woodpecker’s tongue wrapping all the way around its skull for extra cushioning, to webbed feet that prevent an animal from sinking into wet sand and mud. With the help of a live animal ambassador, we will study these adaptations in action and (more…)

Plant Pressed Art

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Age 12 and up , , , , , ,

Workshop: Ages 12 to Adult Express yourself with pressed plants! In this two-part workshop, our instructor will guide you in assembling a small plant press that you can keep for future use. Then, we will collect and press floral specimens and use them to design beautiful floral art. Plus, we’ll meet some herbivorous animal ambassadors (more…)

Neon Scorpion Hikes

Saturday, August 13, 2022 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…)