The Art of Field Sketching: Drawing Plants

Town and Country Resort Hotel 500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego

This will be a full day of sketching and art instruction to jump start you to keeping your own field journal or re-inspire you to pick up your sketchbook again. We will examine tricks and techniques to help you simplify a complex flower shape, draw wildflowers in perspective, and simple ways to add color to

The Vital Role of Education in the future of Conservation

Town and Country Resort Hotel 500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego

Panel Session: We will emphasize successful educational programs with the capacity to effect significant expansion in the way society values the natural world. There will be three topics: 1. Supporting and maintaining vigorous research and teaching institutions (universities, herbaria, and field stations) 2. Using citizen science, outreach, and science education to change attitudes and behaviors,

Opening the World through Nature Journaling: for children age 10 and over

Town and Country Resort Hotel 500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego

Come learn the tricks that nature artists use to help them draw wildflowers. Learn ways of drawing that will help you quickly and easily draw what you see so you can start your own nature sketchbook. Bring drawing pencils and a sketchpad.

Using the Opening the World through Nature Journaling Curriculum: for parents, teachers and naturalists

Town and Country Resort Hotel 500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego

The California Native Plant Society has just released the Second Edition of its acclaimed nature journaling curriculum. This is a great resource for teachers, home school parents, and families that keep travel journals together. Come to this hands on workshop to learn how to integrate journaling in your classroom and daily life. The second edition