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CalNat West Valley College Course
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Contact: Leticia Gallardo, leticia.gallardo@westvalley.edu
Sponsor: UC California Naturalist
Details:

Full course site: http://calnat.ucanr.edu/Take_a_class/WV_College/

Open to students and community members of all ages, join any of the following courses in the Biology department under Ecology, Diversity, and Conservation offered throughout the year to obtain California Naturalist certification. Students will have the option of receiving California Naturalist certification in fall, spring, or summer classes:

Upon successful completion of course requirements, participants will have the option of obtaining UC California Naturalist Certification ($50 FT students/$100 other, one time fee). Participants will build their resume and become a more desirable candidate to work or volunteer for public land agencies or environmental education organizations. 

FALL

BIO 13 - Natural History of California
This course explores the plant and animal communities of California. Students have the opportunity to learn about the ecology of California in both the classroom and field settings. Preliminary class meetings are followed by a field trip(s). Students must successfully complete class preparatory requirements in order to participate in the field trip(s). Students are responsible for transportation and costs associated with travel, meals, camping equipment and related expenses.

Fall Dates: August 29 - December 14, 2019
Lecture
: Tuesdays 2:05 - 4:10 PM & Thursdays 2:05 - 5:15 PM
Field Trips
: TBA

 

Course details: No prerequisites. Open to the public. Acceptable for credit: University of California, California State University

Online registration: here, new student registration is in progress.

Contact: Leticia Gallardo, leticia.gallardo@westvalley.edu (408) 741-2416