Rivertown Revival

Rivertown Revival

The Rivertown Revival was a popular success for several thousand visitors came in a variety of steampunk outfits and costumes to ride giant sea saws, dance to music, play games, and get married for $5. We had a pretty darn good day thanks to all the docents who worked...
Miwok Lecture Sept. 18th

Miwok Lecture Sept. 18th

September 18th, Monday, 7 pm   Petaluma Public Library  Free “Learning from the Miwok Culture” We will explore the changing perspectives and environment of local California Indians from a Tribal point of view of historical, social, political and...
American Coot, Chapter 3 of Bob Dyer’s Blog

American Coot, Chapter 3 of Bob Dyer’s Blog

The American Coot is clearly both the American and Canadian coot by definition, the only coot around, and scientists says it hasn’t changed much in hundreds of millions of years. it is a Gruiformes, along with the rails, and Common Gallinule. Its average...

Miwok CA Indian Studies Class and Certificate Program

From Nora Pearl, May 2, 2017 CALIFORNIA INDIAN STUDIES PROGRAM MAPOM California Indian Studies Certificate Program in Partnership with the College of Marin and the Point Reyes National Seashore” (acronym: COMPS) Register by phoning 415-485-9305 or by...
Belted Kingfisher

Belted Kingfisher

Belted Kingfisher By Bob Dyer, April 2017, Chapter 2 of Bob’s Birds Female Kingfisher with orange belt. The Belted Kingfisher is the only kingfisher seen in California. It is 13″ long and weighs 5 oz.  It has a rattling call you often hear before you...
Bird Resources from Press Democrat

Bird Resources from Press Democrat

SOUNDSCAPE ECOLOGY Wild Sanctuary Bernie Krause’s website of nature recordings and soundscapes, books, and information Website: wildsanctuary.com BIRD RESOURCES Daniel Edelstein’s WarblerWatch Tips for birding-by-ear, tours and classes Website:...

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