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Conservation Icons Subscription Series Ticket

Thursday, August 1, 2019 8:00 am - 9:00 am , , ,

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 seven events that will be held at Lindsay Wildlife in 2019-2020. These events are listed below. Events held at the (more…)

Fall 2019: California Naturalist Certification

Saturday, August 24, 2019 1:00 pm ,

Lindsay Wildlife Experience is proud to host another offering of the 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 instruction, (more…)

Neon Scorpion Hikes 2019

Sunday, August 25, 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 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…)

Animal Homes

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 10:00 am - 10:45 am , , ,

THREE WEEK CLASS -What makes up an animal’s habitat? Meet some of our animal ambassadors and learn about what they need to live in their special homes. Click here to register! Caregiver attendance required. Our preschool classes are designed for budding nature lovers ages 2 to 5, plus their caregivers. Each session has a different (more…)

Lindsay Wildlife closed Sept. 2-6

Monday, September 2, 2019 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Lindsay will be closed Monday, Sept. 2 through Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 in observation of Labor Day and for annual maintenance. The Exhibit Hall will reopen at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 7. The wildlife hospital will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the closure. (more…)

School Field Trip Scholarship Opportunities

Friday, September 6, 2019 11:55 pm

Thanks to the Kinder Morgan Foundation, the Lindsay Wildlife is honored to offer 5 free Lindsay in the Classroom programs, and 5 free Field Trip programs this school year. Qualifications: must be a Title 1 school in either Mt. Diablo Unified School District (MDUSD) or the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD). Deadline: Friday, (more…)

September 2019 Conservation Icons: Dr. Jamie Peyton, UC Davis

Saturday, September 7, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm , , ,

Fish skin used to HEAL wildlife wounds? Come learn all about the groundbreaking developments in veterinary medicine with Dr. Jamie Peyton, chief of Integrative Medicine Service at the UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. Peyton is the kick-off speaker at Lindsay Wildlife Experience’s 3rd annual Conservation Icons Speaker Series 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7. In (more…)

Hissing and Hooting

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:00 am - 10:45 am , , ,

THREE WEEK CLASS – Animals make all kinds of sounds from the hoot of an owl to the hiss of a snake. Find out what they’re trying to say in this class full of fun singing and dancing.   Click here to register! Caregiver attendance required. Our preschool classes are designed for budding nature lovers (more…)

September 2019 Volunteer Opportunities

Thursday, September 12, 2019 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm , ,

Interested in supporting wildlife? Become a Volunteer and join the Lindsay volunteer family! Be part of our wildlife work and use your skills and passions to support wildlife and the Lindsay experience. There are many opportunities for you! Our volunteers give their time to support wildlife in a variety of ways—caring for our wildlife hospital patients and live animal ambassadors, educating visitors of all ages about wildlife (more…)

Live.Wild.Animal Exhibition: Endangered Species

Saturday, September 14, 2019 10:30 am - 11:30 am , , ,

Learn about endangered species and efforts to preserve them in the wild. Come to Lindsay on Saturday, Sept. 14, and meet some of these imperiled animals, including the bettong, a marsupial native to Australia; lemurs and more! Our partners, Safari Encounters, will be at Lindsay at 10:30 a.m. for a fun and educational presentation on (more…)