Join expert naturalists as we explore local habitats, learn about wildlife, and maybe add to your life-list. From bird watching to tarantula hikes, there is something for everyone. Questions? Contact the Education Registrar at (925) 627-2913 or [email protected].
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Ages: 6 – Adult Learn about California’s waterfowl as you make your way alongside wetland habitat on the Oursan Trail. During this excursion, we will try to observe native wildlife and plants utilizing this unique space. Our experienced instructors will guide you through this 2-mile round-trip hike along the Briones Reservoir. Dates and times: Saturday, (more…)
Age 6–Adult Explore the beautiful redwood forests of Reinhardt Regional Park. Take in the sights of the world’s tallest trees as we delve into their history, and learn about the rich biodiversity of redwood forests. Along the way, we will look for banana slugs, newts, rainbow trout, ladybugs, and other wildlife that call the redwoods (more…)
Ages 6 – Adult Join us on a peaceful hike through Mitchell Canyon at the foot of Mount Diablo. You’ll have the opportunity to discover the beauty of nature as you take in the vibrant and varied hues of wildflowers that adorn the landscape. Whether you’re an avid hiker or just looking for a peaceful (more…)
Neon Scorpion Hikes
Age: 6–Adult Get ready for an exciting hike as you search the north face of Mount Diablo for local scorpions! Meet at the Mitchell Canyon Visitor Center and prepare to be amazed as you spot these glowing critters in the darkness, almost like green neon signs. While you’re at it, take in the amazing views (more…)
Ages: 6- Adult Discover the pollinators of Mount Diablo’s Mitchell Canyon with Lindsay Wildlife Experience. We’ll hike through beautiful Mitchell Canyon, observing butterflies, bees, and other pollinators busy with the profusion of wildflowers along the trail. This is a mild hike, approximately 2 miles round trip. Dates and times: Sunday, April 21st from 11 a.m. (more…)