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Browse naturalist programs and activities online, or register online

Regional in Nature
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Visitor Centers
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For Educators
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Naturalist Information

Naturalist programs and activities are great ways to learn about natural history and local east bay history as it relates to its effects on natural communities. The Park District's visitor centers have individual activity guides, which conveniently list programs, classes, and activities led by naturalists.

Naturalist Programs

To register for a naturalist-led program, call 1-888-EBPARKS (1-888-327-2757), press option 2 or Register Online.

Naturalist Programs 


Aquatics Programs

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Ardenwood Historic Farm MarchApril
Big Break Visitor Center March - April
Black Diamond Visitor Center MarchApril
Coyote Hills Visitor Center MarchApril
Crab Cove Visitor Center March | April
Mobile Education Outreach Ongoing Programs
Sunol Visitor Center, Southeast Sector March - April
Tilden Nature Area Visitor Center March

Nature Program Flyers

Park/Visitor Center

Program Flyers PDF

Anthony Chabot Regional Park

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Ardenwood Historic Farm

- Brownie Recipe Handout 
- Cookie Contest Recipes 
- Popcorn Popping Instructions
    (For popcorn picked from Ardenwood)
- Vegetable Histories

Big Break Visitor Center

- Delta Discoveries--Nature-Based Weekend Activities

Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve

- Subscribe to the Black Diamond Naturalist Newsletter

Coyote Hills Regional Park

Crab Cove Visitor Center

- Tidewater: Canoe and Kayak Environmental Education Programs
- Nature Theme Parties - Weekends Only
- Hikes for Tykes: Jan-Apr 2018
- Saturday and Sunday Strolls: Jan-Apr 2018

Del Valle Visitor Center

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Mobile Fish Exhibit / Mobile Visitor Center
- In-School Field Trip Visits

Sunol Regional Wilderness

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Tilden Nature Area

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