The Valley Women’s Club is dedicated to community action, awareness and leadership in environmental, educational, social, and political concerns that affect the health and welfare of the San Lorenzo Valley and our community.
EVERY SATURDAY in February 10AM-NOON $8 MEMBER | $10 GENERAL PRE-REGISTER ONLINE! 1305 East Cliff Dr. | Santa Cruz, CA 95062 | (831) 420 – 6115 | santacruzmuseums.org
160 Years of Changing Bird Life Saturday, February 2, 2013, 10 AM- noon
$8 for museum members, $10 for the general public Join the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History for a journey with local bird historian David Suddjian as we explore changes in Santa Cruz County bird life from the beginning of our ornithological record to the present day. Visit santacruzmuseums.org to preregister. Join the Facebook event at: facebook.com/events/538969676121461/From Centrifuge to Wildlife Refuge: Why Genetic Research Is Important to Conservation Saturday, February 9, 10 AM- noon $8 for museum members, $10 for the general public The Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History?s talk by Bureau of Land Management ecologist and reptile geneticist Mike Westphal reveals the ways in which conservation biologists are increasingly depending on genetic data to guide landscape-scale conservation strategies in California.
Join the Facebook event at: facebook.com/events/413608698717013/Unique to Santa Cruz: A walk in the Sandhills Saturday, February 16, 10 AM-noon $8 for museum members, $10 for the general public Connect with the diversity and fascinating ecology of our local sandhills habitat on this field trip at the Randall Morgan Preserve in Scotts Valley, led by Naturalist Randall Morgan himself. Join us to learn about the endemic species and conservation efforts in place to preserve this biodiversity hotspot in our own backyard. Class size limited. Preregister at santacruzmuseums.org
Join the Facebook event at: facebook.com/events/427610467308611/Biodiversity on Six Legs: Insect Natural History Saturday, February 23, 10 AM-noon $8 for museum members, $10 for the general public Over 70,000 insect species have been documented in Santa Cruz County from the mountains to the beaches. Join UCSC professor and entomologist Deborah Letourneau to learn about some of these fascinating little creatures that share our home.