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The Beginner Naturalist: Explore Plants!


Have you ever seen a naturalist in action, and wondered how they began to learn it all? Ever wanted to explore the natural world yourself, but been unsure of where to start? In this class, we will take the first steps on a naturalist journey by getting closely acquainted with plants. You’ll explore different ways of looking at nature, build your observation skills, and learn about tools to discover more information — and you’ll be set on your naturalist journey!




Good to Know

1. Dress in layers for variable weather.

2. Classes may involve 1-2 miles of gentle walking.

3. Masks are optional unless Santa Clara County enters a high risk level.

Who Is This For?

Motivated students of nature ages 8+. Children 12 and younger need to be accompanied by a registered adult.