Courses

2014 Summer Class Schedule

  • All classes are available to the general public.You do not need to be matriculated.
  • To receive registration material 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 a registration packet 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.
  • Tuition costs are listed below. 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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June 1-6, 2014
Dennis Desjardin
$348
1 SFSU Unit
Class open
Request Registration Forms by emailing , include the keyword "Fungi" in the subject line
Bird Identification by Song - Section 1
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June 1-6, 2014
Jim Steele
$348
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 8-13, 2014
Jim Steele
$348
Workshop
Class closed
Request to be on the waiting list by emailing , include the keywords "Bird ID by Song 2" in the subject line
Birds of the Sierra Nevada
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June 14-19, 2014
Dave Shuford
$348
Workshop
Class open
Request Registration Forms by emailing , include the keyword "Birds Shuford" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Watercolors in the Wild: Sierra Flora
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June 14-19, 2014
Andie Thrams
$378
Workshop
Class closed
Request to be on the wait list by emailing , include the keyword "Watercolors" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Flora of the Northern Sierra Nevada
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June 22-27, 2014
Bob Patterson
$348
1 SFSU Unit
Class open
Request Registration Forms by emailing , include the keyword "Flora" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Butterflies of the Sierra Nevada
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June 22-27, 2014
Paul Opler and Evi Buckner
$348
1 SFSU Unit
Class open
Request Registration Forms by emailing , include the keyword "Butterflies" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Natural History of the Gold Lakes Basin
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June 22-27, 2014
David Lukas
$348
Workshop
Class open
Request Registration Forms by emailing , include the keyword "Natural History GLB" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Moths of California
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June 27-29, 2014
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
Introduction to Wildlife Photography
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June 29-July 3, 2014
Darby Hayes
$300
Workshop
Class open
Request Registration Forms by emailing , include the keyword "Wildlife Photography" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
 
Field Sketching in the Range of Light
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June 29-July 4, 2014
John Muir Laws
$378
Workshop
Class closed
Request to be on the waiting list by emailing , include the keyword "Field Sketching" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Medicinal and Edible Wild Plants
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June 29-July 4, 2014
Kathi Keville,Nancy and Bill Harnach
$348
Workshop
Class open
Request Registration Forms by emailing , include the keyword "Medicinal and Edible Plants" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Writing and the Naturalist's Mind
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July 4-6, 2014
David Lukas
$225
Workshop
Class open
Request Registration Forms by emailing , include the keywords "Writing Naturalist's Mind" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Watershed Analyses Using Fluvial Geomorphology & Stream Restoration
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July 5-12, 2014
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
Insect Biology and Identification
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July 6-11, 2014
John Hafernik
$348
1 SFSU Unit
Class open
Request Registration Forms by emailing , include the keyword "Insects" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Natural History and the Naturalist's Mind
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July 6-11, 2014
David Lukas
$348
Workshop
Class open
Request Registration Forms by emailing , include the keywords "Natural History Naturalist's Mind" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Photographing Wildlife with Camera Traps
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July 13-18, 2014
Chris Wemmer
$348
Workshop
Class open
Request Registration Forms by emailing , include the keyword "Camera Traps" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
 
Thinking Like a Naturalist
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July 13-18, 2014
John Muir Laws & Emilie Lygren
$378
Workshop
Class closed
Request to be on the wait list by emailing , include the keywords "Thinking Naturalist" in the subject line
Fly Fishing in the North Yuba Watershed
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July 17-20, 2014
Trent Kirshner
$335
Workshop
Class open
Request registration materials by emailing , include the keyword "Fly Fishing" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Geology of Lakes Basin and Haskell Peak
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July 20-25, 2014
E.R. Brooks
$348
Workshop
Class open
Request Registration Forms by emailing sfsu.snfc@gmail.com, include the keyword "Geology" in the subject line
Perfecting Your Presentation: Fly Fishing in the North Yuba Watershed
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July 25-27, 2014
Trent Kirshner
$275
Workshop
Class open
Request registration materials by emailing , include the keywords "Perfecting Your Presentation" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Ecology and Conservation of California Bats
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July 27-August 1, 2014
Joe Szewczak
$348
1 SFSU Unit
Class open
Request Registration Forms by emailing , include the keyword "Bats" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Practical Observational Astronomy
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July 27-August 1, 2014
Martin Sirk
$348
1 SFSU Unit
Class open
Request Registration Forms by emailing , include the keyword "Astronomy" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
Pastels and Natural Light
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August 3-8, 2014
Bill Cone
$435
Workshop
Class closed
Request to be on the waiting list by emailing , include the keyword "Pastels" in the subject line
Scriptless Flickr Badge
High-Country Writing Retreat
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August 10-15, 2014
Sarah Rabkin
$378
Workshop
Class open
Request Registration Forms by emailing , include the keyword "Writing Retreat" in the subject line

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