Courses

2015 Summer Class Schedule

  • All classes are available to the general public.You do not need to be matriculated.
  • To be placed on the class list email us at and put the appropriate keywords in the subject line for the class(es) of your choice. If you are interested in more than one class you can send one email with all of the keywords in the subject line. Be sure to spell the keywords correctly.
  • If space is available you will be sent information, registration and reservation forms by email. The response will reserve a space for up to 3 weeks, allowing time for you to complete the forms and return them via postal mail.
  • See Accommodations for meals and accommodation costs.
  • Carpooling: contact the director at to arrange for ride sharing.
Fungi of the Sierra Nevada
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May 31-June 5, 2015
Dennis Desjardin
$348
1 SFSU Unit
Class cancelled
Bird Identification by Song - Section 1
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May 31-June 5, 2015
Jim Steele and Mark Kudrav
$378
Workshop
Class open
Request registration forms by emailing , include the keywords "Bird ID by Song 1" in the subject line
Bird Identification by Song - Section 2
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June 7-12, 2015
Jim Steele and Mark Kudrav
$378
Workshop
Class open
Request registration forms by emailing , include the keywords "Bird ID by Song 2" in the subject line
Birds of the Sierra Nevada
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June 13-18, 2015
Dave Shuford
$378
Workshop
Class open
Request registration formsby emailing , include the keyword "Birds Shuford" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Medicinal and Edible Wild Plants
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June 18-21, 2015
Kathi Keville
$250
Workshop
Class open
Request registration materials by emailing , include the keyword "Medicinal and Edible Plants" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Butterflies of the Sierra Nevada
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June 21-26, 2015
Paul Opler and Evi Buckner
$348
1 SFSU Unit
Class open
Request registration materials by emailing , include the keyword "Butterflies" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
The Way of Water in Your Nature Journal
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June 21-26, 2015
Kristin Meuser
$398
Workshop
Class open
Request registration materials by emailing , include the keywords "Way of Water" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
 
Introduction to Wildlife Tracking
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June 25-28, 2015
Mark Kudrav
$250
Workshop
Class open
Request registration forms by emailing , include the keyword "Tracking" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Moths of California
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June 26-28, 2015
Paul Opler and Jerry Powell
$225
Workshop
Class open
Request registration forms by emailing , include the keyword "Moths" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Flora of the Northern Sierra Nevada
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June 28-July 3, 2015 (Note: there is a typographical error on the brochure - these are the correct dates)
Bob Patterson
$348
1 SFSU Unit
Class open
Request registration forms by emailing , include the keyword "Flora" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Natural History of the Gold Lakes Basin
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June 28-July 3, 2015
David Lukas
$398
Workshop
Class open
Request registration materials by emailing , include the keyword "Natural History GLB" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Beginning Outdoor Photography
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June 29-July 3, 2015
Darby Hayes
$275
Workshop
Class open
Request registration forms by emailing , include the keyword "Wildlife Photography" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Insect Biology and Identification
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July 5-10, 2015
John Hafernik
$348
1 SFSU Unit
Class open
Request Registration Forms by emailing , include the keyword "Insects" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Ethnobotany of the Sierra Nevada
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July 5-10, 2015
Jolie Elan
$378
Workshop
Class open
Request registration forms by emailing , include the keyword "Ethnobotany" in the subject line
Fly Fishing in the North Yuba Watershed
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July 10-12, 2015
Trent Kirshner
$295
Workshop
Class open
Request registration forms by emailing , include the keywords "Fly Fishing" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Ecology and Conservation of California Bats
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July 12-17, 2015
Joe Szewczak
$348
1 SFSU Unit
Class full
Request to be on the waiting list by emailing , include the keyword "Bats" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Practical Observational Astronomy
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July 12-17, 2015
Martin Sirk
$348
1 SFSU Unit
Class open
Request registration forms by emailing , include the keyword "Astronomy" in the subject line
Perfecting Your Presentation: Fly Fishing in the North Yuba Watershed
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July 17-19, 2015
Trent Kirshner
$295
Workshop
Class open
Request registration forms by emailing , include the keywords "Perfecting Your Presentation" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Pastels and Natural Light
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July 19-24, 2015
Bill Cone
$475
Workshop
Class full
Request to be on the waiting list by emailing , include the keyword "Pastels" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Mammals of the Sierra Nevada
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July 19-24, 2015
Chris Wemmer and Bill Wilson
$378
Workshop
Class open
Request registration forms by emailing , include the keyword "Mammals" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Watershed Analysis and Restoration Using Fluvial Geomorphologyn
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July 26-August 2, 2015
Jerry Davis
$646
2 SFSU Units
Class open
Request registration forms by emailing , include the keywords "Watershed Analysis" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Sierran Spiders and Their Allies
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August 9-14, 2015
Joel Ledford
$348
Workshop
Class open
Request registration forms by emailing sfsu.snfc@gmail.com, include the keyword "Spiders" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
High-Country Writing Retreat
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August 9-14, 2015
Sarah Rabkin
$398
Workshop
Class open
Request registration forms by emailing , include the keyword "Writing Retreat" in the subject line

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