Calendar

Nature & Me Storytime - Birds

Thursday, February 8, 2018 10 AM
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Come enjoy an imaginative journey into nature through dynamic readings and visits to exhibitions.

Cleveland National Forest (Eagle Peak)

Sunday, February 11, 2018 8 AM
#NatureWalks

This trail has panoramic views of the Three Sisters Waterfalls.

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park (Hueso Wash & Palm Spring) New!

Saturday, February 17, 2018 9 AM
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Desert wildflowers plus a short slot canyon and interesting geologic features leading to a mud cave give this hike something for everyone.

Otay Valley Regional Park (Fenton Pond Trail)

Sunday, February 18, 2018 9 AM
#NatureWalks

The trail passes through a variety of habitats including riparian woodland, marsh, coastal sage scrub, and chaparral, presenting many opportunities for bird watching and observing nature.

Citizen Science Family Day

Monday, February 19, 2018 11 AM
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Become a citizen scientist and uncover nature’s wonders as we investigate the worlds of paleontology, herpetology, entomology, ornithology, mammalogy, and botany.

Manchester Habitat Conservation Area (Manchester Trail)

Saturday, February 24, 2018 8 AM
#NatureWalks

Enjoy native plants and birds in a space preserved by the city of Encinitas.

Cleveland National Forest (Lower Santa Ysabel Trail To Boden Canyon)

Sunday, February 25, 2018 9 AM
#NatureWalks

The Lower Santa Ysabel Trail, now reserved for hikers and equestrians, takes you beside a lush riparian forest of towering sycamores, willows, cottonwoods, and spreading oaks, draped with native grape vines as it travels beside or above Santa Ysabel Creek, then climbs up into bordering patches of grassland and chaparral.

Rattlesnake Feeding in Water in California

Friday, March 2, 2018 2 PM
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Come watch two of our rattlesnake handlers feed our Red Diamondback rattlesnake then chat with them about the rattlesnake species that live in our region.

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park (Morteros & Ghost Mountain)

Saturday, March 3, 2018 10 AM
#NatureWalks

Visit a Kumeyaay cultural area where foods were processed leaving deep morteros in the granitic rock.

Dos Picos Regional Park (Ernie Pantoja Memorial Trail)

Sunday, March 4, 2018 10 AM
#NatureWalks

This 78-acre park is a hidden treasure.

Family Programs

Family Days and Nature & Me Storytime are included in the price of admission to the Museum. As always, these events are free for Museum members. Learn more.

Public Programs

For naturalists of all ages, we offer guided nature hikes, whale watching, film festivals, and expert lectures. Learn more.