2016 California Naturalist Conference
2016 Conference theme: Observe nature. Foster partnerships. Plan for change.
Dates: September 9-11, 2016
Location: Pali Mountain Retreat & Conference Center in Running Springs, in the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains
Details: We hosted a variety of advanced trainings and field trips to hone naturalist skills and observe and explore the area's unique ecology. We shared information and ideas with experts from our own California Naturalists and from UC and other science institutions.
Plenary Speakers José G. González, Latino Outdoors; Alina Bokde, Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust; Jon Christensen, UCLA; and Peter Kareiva, UCLA.
Sponsors: We thank the 2016 California Naturalist Conference sponsors who made it possible for our growing community to convene, and for their commitment to California’s ecosystems and communities. Together, we are building a new network of environmental stewards, interpreters, teachers, and citizen scientists.