Events Listing

California Naturalist Program Spring 2017 @ Fresno, CA
12:00 am
The UC California Naturalist program is a statewide education and service program designed to engage a diverse public in the study and stewardship of California’s natural communities. This is done using a science curriculum, hands-on[...]
Birding on Stockton Creek @ Stockton Creek Nature Preserve
Feb 25 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Birding on Stockton Creek @ Stockton Creek Nature Preserve
8:00 am
NOTE DATE CHANGE Mariposa Public Utility District, Yosemite Area Audubon, and SFC have joined forces to offer a series of birding hikes. Join Docent and SFC Land Conservation Project Manager/Biologist Melissa Odell to learn resident[...]
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hike from the McKenzie Boling Gap to the San Joaquin River @ McKenzie Preserve
9:00 am
Advanced Hikers Only! This hiking adventure is a very strenuous trek that is approximately 8 miles round trip with a bit of uneven trail leading toward the river. With a 1000 ft. climb to the[...]
Tivy Mountain Summit Hike @ Tivy Mtn Preserve
Feb 26 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Tivy Mountain Summit Hike @ Tivy Mtn Preserve
8:00 am
The hike to the summit is an Advanced hike This is a very strenuous hike, about 6 miles round trip with a 2000 ft. elevation gain to the summit. Participants will hike along a steep[...]
Black Mountain Summit Hike @ Black Mtn Preserve
Mar 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Black Mountain Summit Hike @ Black Mtn Preserve
9:00 am
The hike to the summit is approximately 2 miles with an elevation gain of 800 feet. Hikers will follow a dirt road to the top, and if the group wishes the hike may go another[...]
Mar 4 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Native Plants and Geology on Bohna Ranch @ Bohna Ranch
9:00 am
Join naturalist guides Jon-Paul Salonen and Andrea Canapary on a hike of beautiful Bohna Ranch, a historical cattle ranch. Located in Hornitos, this 840 acre property is composed of blue oak woodland habitat and there are[...]
Mar 8 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Senior Hiking Series - Fine Gold Creek Preserve @ Fine Gold Creek Preserve
9:00 am
Senior Hiker Series!  Join former SFC Preserve Manager Bill Dennison as he leads hikers in a series of hikes throughout the season on SFC Preserves. This hike on Fine Gold Creek is a moderate hike[...]
Table Top Hike & Yoga @ McKenzie Table Mountain Preserve
Mar 11 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Table Top Hike & Yoga @ McKenzie Table Mountain Preserve
8:00 am
“Ahimsa begins with the self; be kind, go slow, avoid injury and see what happens.” ~Linda Marie Enjoy a great workout followed by an All-Level Hatha Yoga class designed specifically for hikers! Certified Hatha Yoga[...]
Mar 11 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Cultural & Natural History of Bohna Ranch @ Bohna Ranch
9:00 am
Join Ben Goger to learn about the Natural History of this historical cattle ranch. Located in Hornitos, this 840 acre property is composed of blue oak woodland habitat and there are many significant water resources on[...]
Photography on Stockton Creek Nature Preserve @ Stockton Creek Nature Preserve
Mar 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Photography on Stockton Creek Nature Preserve @ Stockton Creek Nature Preserve | Mariposa | California | United States
9:00 am
Join Jeannine Andre on Stockton Creek and photograph beautiful landscapes and wildflowers. Beginners welcome! WHERE: Meet at HWY 140 Trailhead to SFC’s Stockton Creek Preserve in Mariposa DIRECTIONS: Take Hwy 140 N out of Mariposa.[...]
Mar 12 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
MEMBERS ONLY Trail Ride on the McKenzie @ McKenzie Preserve
9:00 am
Join horsemen Bill Esmay (SFC Asst Preserve Manager) and Mike Esra on a series of rides that will explore the McKenzie Preserve. This Trail Ride is for MEMBERS ONLY. If you are not an active[...]
Birding on Stockton Creek @ Stockton Creek Nature Preserve
Mar 18 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Birding on Stockton Creek @ Stockton Creek Nature Preserve
8:00 am
Mariposa Public Utility District, Yosemite Area Audubon, and SFC have joined forces to offer a series of birding hikes. Join Docent and SFC Land Conservation Project Manager/Biologist Melissa Odell to learn resident bird species and[...]
Birding on Trabucco Ranch – Mariposa County @ Trabucco Ranch, Mariposa County
Mar 18 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Birding on Trabucco Ranch - Mariposa County @ Trabucco Ranch, Mariposa County
8:00 am
Join Len McKenzie and Nan Oswald for Spring time birding! Enjoy a morning of bird watching and exploration through blue oak woodlands, montane hardwoods and open grazing lands. Trabucco Ranch offers a wonderful opportunity for sighting[...]
Mar 18 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Open Preserve Day - Fine Gold @ Fine Gold Creek
9:00 am
Join us for an Open House on the Fine Gold Creek Preserve between 9 AM and 4 PM. This open house event is generously hosted by the Ben Ewell family and is open to all[...]
Mar 19 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Boling Gap Table Top Hike McKenzie Preserve @ McKenzie Preserve
9:00 am
This hike travels along the Discovery Trail and then up through Boling Gap. From the saddle, hikers will make the trek up to Table Mountain. You will enjoy views of the San Joaquin river, explore[...]
Mar 25 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Boling Gap Table Top Hike McKenzie Preserve @ McKenzie Preserve
9:00 am
This hike travels along the Discovery Trail and then up through Boling Gap. From the saddle, hikers will make the trek up to Table Mountain. You will enjoy views of the San Joaquin river, explore[...]
Wildflowers on Stockton Creek @ Stockton Creek Nature Preserve
Mar 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Wildflowers on Stockton Creek @ Stockton Creek Nature Preserve | Mariposa | California | United States
9:00 am
Wildflowers on Stockton Creek Saturday March 25, 2017, meet at 9 AM at the Stockton Creek Nature Preserve entrance off of Highway 140 just past the town of Mariposa, CA. Join us as we explore[...]
Mar 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Yoga Under the Oaks on the McKenzie Preserve @ McKenzie Preserve
9:00 am
“Ahimsa begins with the self; be kind, go slow, avoid injury and see what happens.”     ~Linda Marie Come stretch your stress away under a canopy of Oaks on the beautiful McKenzie Table Mountain Preserve. Certified[...]
Fine Gold Creek Hike @ Fine Gold Creek Preserve
Mar 26 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Fine Gold Creek Hike @ Fine Gold Creek Preserve
9:00 am
This is a moderate hike that follows a 3 mile loop which meanders along the slopes of the preserve and offers scenic views of Fine Gold Creek. Part of the trail takes you along the[...]
Mar 26 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Wildflowers on Black Mountain Preserve @ Black Mtn Preserve | Tollhouse | California | United States
9:00 am
Spring is here and has brought an amazing display of flowers! Join botanist and local wildflower authority John Stebbins and botanist Chris Winchell for an exciting day of wildflower exploration on Black Mountain. John will show[...]
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Beginning Birding at the Gorge for Spring @ San Joaquin River Gorge | Auberry | California | United States
9:00 am
Beginning Birding Spring Class at the San Joaquin River Gorge SFC, Fresno Audubon Society, and the San Joaquin River Gorge Special Recreation Management Area (BLM) have joined forces to offer a collective birding series that[...]
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Open Preserve Day - McKenzie Preserve @ McKenzie Preserve
9:00 am
Join us for Open Preserve Day and enjoy the McKenzie preserve in all its beauty! Bring your family and friends to explore on your own, have a picnic, enjoy the fresh, crisp air and take[...]
Yoga on Striped Rock @ Striped Rock Conservation Easement
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Yoga on Striped Rock @ Striped Rock Conservation Easement | Mariposa | California | United States
9:00 am
Join Yoga instructor Carol Hart for an outdoor flow class on Striped Rock. All levels welcome! Costs is $10 for Members, $15 for Non-Members – Considering joining Sierra Foothill Conservancy today and continue to get[...]
Apr 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
SJ&E Railroad at the Museum of the Central Sierra @ Museum of the Central Sierra | Shaver Lake | California | United States
1:00 pm
SFC and the Central Sierra Historical Society have joined forces to offer a weekend series unveiling the exciting story of the SJ&E railroad! Please join us for one or both of the opportunities (April 1st & April 2nd) that[...]
Tivy Mountain Summit Hike @ Tivy Mtn Preserve
Apr 2 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Tivy Mountain Summit Hike @ Tivy Mtn Preserve
8:00 am
The hike to the summit is an Advanced hike This is a very strenuous hike, about 6 miles round trip with a 2000 ft. elevation gain to the summit. Participants will hike along a steep[...]
Wildflowers on Striped Rock @ Striped Rock Conservation Easement
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Wildflowers on Striped Rock @ Striped Rock Conservation Easement
9:00 am
Join botanist Wendy Fisher for a class on beautiful local wildflowers and spring flora on the amazing Striped Rock Conservation Easement.  Participants to meet at 9:00 AM at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds off Hwy 49[...]
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
History of the SJ&E Railroad at the McKenzie Preserve @ McKenzie Preserve | Shaver Lake | California | United States
10:00 am
SFC and the Central Sierra Historical Society have joined forces to offer a weekend series unveiling the exciting story of the SJ&E railroad! Please join us for one or both of the opportunities (April 1st & April 2nd) that[...]
Birding Hike on Fine Gold Creek @ Fine Gold Creek Preserve
Apr 8 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Birding Hike on Fine Gold Creek @ Fine Gold Creek Preserve
8:00 am
SFC, Fresno Audubon Society, and the San Joaquin River Gorge Special Recreation Management Area (BLM) have joined forces to offer a collective birding series that combines instruction, exploration, and fun! Join Rich Gilman and Robert[...]
Apr 8 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Boling Gap Table Top Hike McKenzie Preserve @ McKenzie Preserve
9:00 am
This hike travels along the Discovery Trail and then up through Boling Gap. From the saddle, hikers will make the trek up to Table Mountain. You will enjoy views of the San Joaquin river, explore[...]
Apr 8 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Family Hike on Clark's Valley @ Clark's Valley
9:00 am
Join Jen McCollom for a family hike through the beautiful oaks, fir trees, and meadows of Clark’s Valley. This property is SFC’s highest elevation easement, and is a transition zone between the High Sierra and[...]