Jun
30
Sun
Meet the Pumas in the Park @ King Gillete Ranch Tickets
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meet the Pumas in the Park @ King Gillete Ranch

Join a ranger talk about the protection and survival of the park’s last large mammal carnivores. Learn about what wildlife biologists are discovering from a 17-year study and explore the puma’s unique challenges in the nation’s largest urban park. Walk will be about 2 miles round trip. Bring sun protection, water and sturdy shoes. Meet at water fountain at Visitor Center.

Jul
6
Sat
Birds of the Santa Monica Mountains at the King Gillette Ranch @ Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center Tickets
Jul 6 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Birds of the Santa Monica Mountains at the King Gillette Ranch @ Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center | Calabasas | California | United States

Bring your binoculars, bird guide, and/or camera and join us for an easy bird walk around the grounds of King Gillette Ranch. This area attracts many songbirds, water birds, woodpeckers, and raptors and we are always treated to something interesting. Kids are welcome and the walk is less than a mile at a very easy pace as we stop often to observe the birds.

 

We leave promptly at 8:30 from the flagpole. Heavy rain cancels (but I will be there for anyone who wants to walk in it!). See you there!

Movie Magic Hike @ Franklin Canyon-Sooky Goldman Nature Center Tickets
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Movie Magic Hike @ Franklin Canyon-Sooky Goldman Nature Center

Join our resident film enthusiast for a guided hike to view film and television locations, and learn the Hollywood history of Franklin Canyon. Franklin Canyon has been the chosen film location for Hollywood productions since the silent film era. Come and walk in the steps of Andy Griffith, Capt Kirk, and Clark Gable.
Meets outside the Sooky Goldman Nature Center.

Jr. Ranger Program: California Native Plant Scavenger Hunt @ Rancho Sierra Vista Tickets
Jul 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Jr. Ranger Program: California Native Plant Scavenger Hunt @ Rancho Sierra Vista

Earn your Junior Ranger pin while exploring Satwiwa’s ethno-botanic garden with Ranger Ashley. Learn how to identify some of California’s native plants and how the Chumash Native American’s once utilized them in their daily lives!

Jul
14
Sun
Meet the Pumas in the Park @ King Gillete Ranch Tickets
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meet the Pumas in the Park @ King Gillete Ranch

Join a ranger talk about the protection and survival of the park’s last large mammal carnivores. Learn about what wildlife biologists are discovering from a 17-year study and explore the puma’s unique challenges in the nation’s largest urban park. Walk will be about 2 miles round trip. Bring sun protection, water and sturdy shoes. Meet at water fountain at Visitor Center.

Jul
21
Sun
San Fernando Valley Audubon Bird Walk @ Malibu Creek State Park Tickets
Jul 21 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am
San Fernando Valley Audubon Bird Walk @ Malibu Creek State Park | Calabasas | California | United States

Considered the recreational crown jewel of the Santa Monica Mountains, Malibu Creek State Park has over 8,000 acres of rolling tall grass plains, oak savannahs and dramatic peaks. It’s no wonder many call it “The Yosemite of Southern California.” Seasoned birders and beginners alike will enjoy good bird watching and a beautiful, easy hike.

Meet at the second (lower) day-use parking lot. Entrance to the park is on the west side of Las Virgenes Rd., just south of Mulholland Hwy. Entrance fee is $12 per car.

Jr. Ranger Program: California Native Plant Scavenger Hunt @ Rancho Sierra Vista Tickets
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Jr. Ranger Program: California Native Plant Scavenger Hunt @ Rancho Sierra Vista

Earn your Junior Ranger pin while exploring Satwiwa’s ethno-botanic garden with Ranger Ashley. Learn how to identify some of California’s native plants and how the Chumash Native American’s once utilized them in their daily lives!

Silents Under the Stars @ Paramount Ranch Tickets
Jul 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Silents Under the Stars @ Paramount Ranch

The Silent Society of Hollywood Heritage will return for a special fundraiser presentation of the Harold Lloyd classic comedy The Kid Brother (1927). All proceeds will go to the Santa Monica Mountains Fund to support the rebuilding of the western town that was destroyed in the Woolsey Fire in November of last year. “King of the Radio Cowboys,” Will Ryan will perform prior to the film. The surviving train station will provide a platform for the screen. Plastic folding chairs will be available, but you are welcome to bring your own chair. Please bring a flashlight. Although all electric lighting was lost, we will have both solar and battery operated lights. New picnic tables will also be available. So come early with a picnic dinner!

Jul
26
Fri
Jr. Ranger Program: California Native Plant Scavenger Hunt @ King Gillete Ranch Tickets
Jul 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Jr. Ranger Program: California Native Plant Scavenger Hunt @ King Gillete Ranch

Earn your Junior Ranger pin while exploring Satwiwa’s ethno-botanic garden with Ranger Ashley. Learn how to identify some of California’s native plants and how the Chumash Native American’s once utilized them in their daily lives!

Aug
3
Sat
Birds of the Santa Monica Mountains at the King Gillette Ranch @ Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center Tickets
Aug 3 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Birds of the Santa Monica Mountains at the King Gillette Ranch @ Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center | Calabasas | California | United States

Bring your binoculars, bird guide, and/or camera and join us for an easy bird walk around the grounds of King Gillette Ranch. This area attracts many songbirds, water birds, woodpeckers, and raptors and we are always treated to something interesting. Kids are welcome and the walk is less than a mile at a very easy pace as we stop often to observe the birds.

 

We leave promptly at 8:30 from the flagpole. Heavy rain cancels (but I will be there for anyone who wants to walk in it!). See you there!