Orientations, Trainings & Seminars (OTS)

Stewards proudly partners with archaeologists, biologists, botanists, geologists, historians, and naturalists, as well as other skilled educators and State Parks personnel, to offer a wide spectrum of hikes, seminars and presentations throughout the year.

Some events require a registration fee. These fees cover the cost of our speakers' time and materials needed, as well as provide funding for free environmental education programs for school children. Note: Stewards does not turn anyone away for inability to pay. For more info, contact Jazzy.

Most events require registration to secure your place. To register for an event, click on the "Sign Up Now" button below each event description (login required) or call our office at (707) 869-9177.

Want to see what's coming up? Download a free copy of our 2017 OTS Brochure!


2017 OTS Schedule

December ribbon

Fall Mushrooms of Austin Creek - SOLD OUT

Fee: $16 members, $20 non-members
Meets: Saturday, December 16, 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM, Volunteer Center/Stewards' Office
Instructor(s): George Riner (Mycologist & SOMA member)

By popular demand, Stewards is happy to offer a second mushroom outing! Come learn about the mycology of Austin Creek SRA. George will lead a walk-and-talk around oak trees in higher elevations. Topics of discussion can include mushroom ecology, life cycles, habitat, toxicology/edibility, and other uses for mushrooms besides foraged food. The walk will end around noon, followed by an informal Q&A.

Note: This seminar will involve moderate hiking -- please plan accordingly.



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