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SPAWN California Naturalist Training Course

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 5221 Paradise Dr Corte Madera CA 94925  See map

The SPAWN California Naturalist Training Course will introduce you to the interwoven wonders of the unique ecology and natural history of the Lagunitas Creek Watershed and engage you in direct stewardship actions. The 40-hour course will utilize a combination of science curriculum, guest lecturers, field trips and project based learning to immerse you in the natural world of California. Expert instructors will uncover strategies to continue conservation of biodiversity in the Lagunitas Creek, and all, California watersheds. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available to participants for an additional fee and accredited through Dominican University. An additional 20 hours of volunteer service work is required of all participants to earn the California Naturalist certificate.

Click here to register before July 10!

Meeting Days & Times:
Ten weekly classroom lessons
Wednesdays, 6:30pm - 9:00pm, July 11 - Sept. 12
Three immersive field seminars
Saturdays, 9:00am - 3:00pm, August 4, 25, Sept. 8

Classroom Location:
Marin Country Day School, 5221 Paradise Drive, Corte Madera, CA 94925

Expert Instructors:
Chris Pincetich, Ph.D., Education & Outreach Manager, Turtle Island Restoration Network
Jonathan Appelbaum, Restoration Scientist, SPAWN

Jules Evens, Avocet Research, Author, Professional Naturalist
John Dell'Osso, Lead Interpreter, Point Reyes National Seashore
Emily Burns, Ph.D., Director of Science, Save the Redwoods League
David McGuire, Shark Stewards, California Academy of Sciences
David Wimpfheimer, Professional Naturalist & Expedition Guide
Megan Isadore, River Otter Ecology Project
and more!

Click here to register before July 10!

Turtle Island Restoration Network July 03, 2012 at 05:22 PM
Registration deadline has been extended to July 10. http://www.spawnusa.org/training Sincerely, Chris Pincetich, Ph.D. Instructor

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