Park Academy

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Tue, May 21 1:00pm-4:30pm
Join the talented team of Maria Alvarez (Restoration Ecologist), Chrissy Sullivan (Natural Resource Specialist), John Anderson (Restoration Technician), and Patrick Nicholson (Seasonal Restoration Technician) for a Park Academy class on the identification of grass species–especially those within our parks!
AZ Gardens, Drought Tolerant Gardens Tour
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Fri, May 17 8:00am-12:00pm
Alcatraz Gardens
Join Shelagh Fritz, project manager, to learn about the preservation process and history of the beautiful Alcatraz Gardens!
Example of nature journal page layout.
Our Work
Tue, May 14 12:30pm-2:00pm
Crissy Field Center
Join the Nature Journal Club for a 1.5 hour workshop on an important fundamental skill in building your field sketching skills! May's workshop is taught by guest instructor and nature enthusiast Kristin Meuser and will focus on how to build your ideal journal page.
Soil Health Series, Park Academy
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Tue, May 14 10:00am-1:00pm
Hear Stephen Andrews (UC Berkeley Professor specializing in soils) discuss climate change and drought through a soils lens, and learn how soil depletion could be a greater human threat than diminished water supplies.
Bobcat
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Sat, May 11 1:00pm-4:00pm
Marin Municipal Water District Office
During this event, we will teach you about the Wildlife Picture Index (WPI) and you will participate in the cataloging and identification of wildlife.
Why and How We Control Invasives in the Park Workshop
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Thu, Apr 25 1:00pm-4:00pm
Marin County
Join Chrissy Sullivan (Natural Resource Specialist, Tennessee Valley), for this informative and interesting class on something we should all be aware of: the threats posed to the parks by invasive plants. Class will start with a presentation, followed by a hands-on component in the field!
Soil Health Series, Park Academy
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Tue, Apr 23 8:00am-1:00pm
Alcatraz Gardens
Join the very knowledgeable Stephen Andrews (UC Berkeley Professor, specializing in soils) for this next class in his soil series and learn how to build a successful and thriving compost!
Soil Health Series, Park Academy
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Marin Headlands Native Plant Nursery
Join the very knowledgeable Stephen Andrews (UC Berkeley Professor, specializing in soils) for this next class in his soil series and learn the fundamentals of soil biology!
Park Academy, Botany Series
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Taught by the skilled Naomi LeBeau (Park Stewardship Restoration Specialist) and Christina Crooker (Park Stewardship Restoration Manager) this class will provide an introduction to the botanical terms commonly used in identifying plants with a taxonomic key.
Soil Health Series, Park Academy
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Tue, Apr 30 10:00am-1:00pm
Marin Headlands Native Plant Nursery
In this next class in the soil series, join the very knowledgeable Stephen Andrews (UC Berkeley Professor, specializing in soils) for a hands-on class to discover how the chemical reactions of soil clean our air, clean our water, and make nutrients available to plants. You'll understand chemistry like never before!