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  • What’s Happening

    Bonny Doon Ecological Reserve Hiking moves from April 10th to April 23rd.
    Our CNGF Outdoor Hiking Program move to April 23rd 2016. Itinerary Guide: Val Haley Starting time: 11:00 AM (please arrive 15 minutes early) Meeting point: Volunteer Firehouse parking lot. Time: 3-4 hours Ends at Trailhead. We will make a big loop through the reserve. Although its modern iteration began in the 1850s as a logging camp, […]
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    Summer Camp Registration
    If you are looking to preview this year’s summer camp themes or if you’re ready to register your child for camp, please go to the Events page. This is where you will find the information on each week of camp: including price, theme and dates. 
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    Soil Science
    Mediterranean Ecosystems An examination of California’s geological and climatic heritage Mediterranean EcosystemsA Mediterranean climate is characterized by hot, almost completely dry summers, followed by wet and cold winters. This type of weather is commonly found between latitudes 34°-45° in both hemispheres, covering the Mediterranean Basin, California, central Chile, the Cape region of South Africa, along with […]
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    Live Oak School Talk
    Live Oak School Talk A Team Effort: Live Oak Elementary School Garden Project March 14, Monday, 7.30 pm Speakers:  Leigh Klein, Alrie Middlebrook, and Linda Roy UCSC Arboretum Meeting Hall 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz (Turn right at the Arboretum sign — between the Main and the West UC Santa Cruz campus entrances.) Since taking […]
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    Plant of the month – Shooting Stars
    The Shooting Stars are blooming!!!  Sally’s Shooting Star Sidewalk Sale is this Saturday and Sunday onFebruary 27th and 28th at her San Jose house, at 1847 Rochelle Drive, near Leigh and Curtner, from11:00 AM am to 2:00 PM.  Lovely 1-gallons going for $12.00 and ~1/2 gallons for a mere $9.00. Shooting Stars in Their Native Habitat Plus all the proceeds help fund […]
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  • Our Next Events

    Nature Camp Week 3
    Topics: Solar System/Earth Ecosystems Plant/Animals Aquaponics/Gardening Farm Systems Green Living Community Building Ages 6-12. The hours of camp are from 9:30am until 3:30pm within the week of August 1 to August 5 , with early drop off starting at 8am and late pick up at 4:30pm. We do offer half days upon request but we […]
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  • Our Next Events

    Nature Camp Week 4
    Topics: Solar System/Earth Ecosystems Plant/Animals Aquaponics/Gardening Farm Systems Green Living Community Building Ages 6-12. The hours of camp are from 9:30am until 3:30pm within the week of August 15 to August 19, with early drop off starting at 8am and late pick up at 4:30pm. We do offer half days upon request but we encourage […]
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Upcoming Events

Mon 01

Nature Camp Week 3

Mon, Aug 1 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Every day until August 5, 2016
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$306
The Middlebrook Center 76 Race Street San Jose CA
Mon 15

Nature Camp Week 4

Mon, Aug 15 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until August 19, 2016
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$306
The Middlebrook Center 76 Race Street San Jose CA

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