Speaker Series: Bumblebees and Habitat Needs

Camp Pollock 1501 Northgate Blvd, Sacramento, CA, United States

Bumblebees and Habitat Needs Guest Speaker: Jaymee Marty Join us as we take a closer look at bumblebees and their habitat needs in the Sacramento valley. Jaymee Marty is a professional ecologist who specializes in vernal pools, grasslands, natural land management, conservation and restoration. Please RSVP below by 6pm the evening prior. Space is limited.

Free

Cancelled: Volunteer Service Day

Camp Pollock 1501 Northgate Blvd, Sacramento, CA, United States

Due to the expected morning rain, we have decided to cancel this service day. Please join us on May 11.   MORE INFO For questions about the docent program, or to join our crew, contact Carly at outreach@sacramentovalleyconservancy.org or 916-612-3719. Questions about specific projects and on site logistics should be directed to Tim camppollock@sacramentovalleyconservancy.org

Free

Cancelled: Self-Guided Hikes

Deer Creek Hills Preserve Deer Creek Hills Nature Preserve, Sloughhouse, CA, United States

Hike, stroll, meander or run. Self-guided hikes are for YOU! Explore the marked trails of Deer Creek Hills Preserve at your own speed Saturdays February through May and October through November. Visitors MUST: Pre-register and pre-pay the $10 registration fee per person. Register by 6pm Friday to receive the pre-visit email. Late registrants will need

Free – $10.00

Cancelled: Plants & Pollinators

Deer Creek Hills Preserve Deer Creek Hills Nature Preserve, Sloughhouse, CA, United States

Deer Creek Hills Preserve naturalist hikes take place the second Saturday of every month, February-May. Wildflowers should be in full swing if the rains have been good. Join Docents for a lovely walk where we peer into flowers to see who is visiting them. This outing will provide ample time for guests to photograph both

Free – $10.00

SAFE Credit Union Service Day

Camp Pollock 1501 Northgate Blvd, Sacramento, CA, United States

Welcome, SAFE CU employees! Thank you for volunteering to help at Camp Pollock to help prep the site for the Nature PlayScape. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU REGISTER: All participants must sign a release of liability waiver. Please register by 6pm Monday, April 15. Registrants will be notified by email if the event is canceled

Free

BONUS Speaker Series: Birds & Ranching

Camp Pollock 1501 Northgate Blvd, Sacramento, CA, United States

Grassland Birds and Conservation Ranching Guest Speakers: Shana Risby and Jenna Inouye Join us for this bonus speaker series edition as we explore from a bird's eye view how conservation ranching can be used as a tool in stabilizing the decline of grassland bird populations throughout California. Shana Risby and Jenna Inouye are with Audubon

Free

Docent’s Choice Birding

Deer Creek Hills Preserve Deer Creek Hills Nature Preserve, Sloughhouse, CA, United States

The route for this outing will depend on the weather, bird migration activity, nesting activity and scouting results from the docents earlier in the week, plus input from the guests. Sunrise is at 6:30 and the weather in April can be unpredictable, so layered clothing, a hat, sunscreen and water are advisable. Docents have a

Free – $10.00

Self-Guided Hikes

Deer Creek Hills Preserve Deer Creek Hills Nature Preserve, Sloughhouse, CA, United States

Hike, stroll, meander or run. Self-guided hikes are for YOU! Explore the marked trails of Deer Creek Hills Preserve at your own speed Saturdays February through May and October through November. Visitors MUST: Pre-register and pre-pay the $10 registration fee per person. Register by 6pm Friday to receive the pre-visit email. Late registrants will need

Free – $10.00

Equestrian Ride

Deer Creek Hills Preserve Deer Creek Hills Nature Preserve, Sloughhouse, CA, United States

Buddy up with your horse and take a docent-led equestrian adventure, traveling over the rolling hills, and maneuvering past outcrops of rocks along the trail’s edge. Take in the seemingly endless grassland and tree-studded horizons of this pristine protected landscape. BYO horse and gear, including a muck bucket and water for your horse after the

Free – $10.00