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Upcoming Events and Classes

Saturday, December 9, 2017
8:30-noon
Sedgwick's Birds of Winter with Guy Tingos

Sharpen your birding skills or identify your first bird - no experience necessary to join this class led by Guy Tingos.  The class consists of an easy stroll around the field station and pond and will last approximately 3 hours from 9:00 a.m. to noon.  

Guy has been birding in Santa Barbara County since 1979 and has led past trips for SYVNHS and Santa Barbara Audubon.  He conducts weekly bird surveys at Sedgwick Reserve.

Please complete a registration form for each person attending. Enrollment is limited to 20 adults. 

For general information: http://sedgwick.nrs.ucsb.edu/walking-ecology

Saturday, December 9, 2017
8:30-noon
Habitats of Sedgwick with Fred Emerson

Join Fred Emerson on a 3 hour moderate interpretive walking tour of the Sedgwick Reserve, from 9:00 a.m. to noon.  See and experience oak woodlands and savannas, coastal sage scrub, the pond, and agricultural lands, and learn about conservation biology and ecology.

Fred Emerson is a life-long student of biology and conservation of natural resources.  His career includes state, federal, and university emoloyment as a teacher and practiioner of wildlife management and medicine.  He has led field trips on the Sedgwick Reserve for over 20 years.

Please complete a registration form for each person attending. Enrollment is limited to 20 adults.

For general information: http://sedgwick.nrs.ucsb.edu/walking-ecology

Saturday, December 9, 2017
8:30 - noon
Exploring the Serpentine with Sam Spaulding

Sam Spaulding will lead a strenuous hike to the upper elevations of the Sedgwick Reserve.  You will learn about the geology of the serpentine formations on the Reserve and enjoy breathtaking vistas. The hike will be 3 hours, from 9:00 to noon. 

Sam Spaulding, a docent and part-time steward of the Reserve, received a degree in cultural anthropology from UCSB before working for the Channel Islands National Park Service as an archaeologist and wildlife manager. 

Please complete a registration form for each person attending. Enrollment is limited to 20 adults.

For general information: http://sedgwick.nrs.ucsb.edu/walking-ecology

Saturday, December 9, 2017
8:30 - noon
Oak Woodland Ecology with Claudia Tyler

Claudia Tyler will lead a moderate hike through the heartland of the Sedgwick Reserve.  You will learn about the ecology of the Santa Ynez Valley's iconic oak woodlands and research Claudia has done investigating the fate of oaks in a warming, drying climate. The walk will be 2.5 hours, from 9:30 to noon. 

Claudia is a UCSB professor and long time researcher at the Sedgwick Reserve. 

Please complete a registration form for each person attending. Enrollment is limited to 20 adults.

For general information: http://sedgwick.nrs.ucsb.edu/walking-ecology

Saturday, December 9, 2017
8:30 - noon
Exploring Sedgwick Reserve

Sedgwick docents will lead a family friendly hike on one of Sedgwick Reserve's easy to moderate trails. Docents will introduce hikers to the history and ecology of the Sedgwick Reserve and provide natural history instruction along the trail. Most hikes last between 2.5 and 3 hours, from 9:00 to ~ noon. 

Please complete a registration form for each person attending. Enrollment is limited to 20 kids + adults.

For general information: http://sedgwick.nrs.ucsb.edu/walking-ecology