California Naturalist Certification Course

Saturdays, September 14 – November 2, 2019
9am – 3pm

Meet at the Dwight Center
$450 per participant ($430 for members)
Ages 18 and up welcome

In this 8-week course, participants meet every Saturday to explore Pepperwood and learn about different natural history topics. Each session runs from 9am-3pm and includes time in the classroom as well as time in the field. Participants will learn about Sonoma county’s natural ecosystems with Pepperwood educator Jesse Robinson and other local experts in hydrology, soil science, mammology, ecology, ornithology, and geology. Those completing the 40-hour course along with their capstone project will receive their California Naturalist Certification through the UC certification program.

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Register for this class using the secure form below.

For all questions about this event, please contact Holland Gistelli, Education Specialist, at or (707) 591-9310 x 124.

Early bird registration for Pepperwood members begins at 9am on Monday, June 3, 2019. Enter the code you received when you became a member to access early registration and to receive your discount. If you’re not sure about your membership status or don’t know the code, contact Sloane Shinn, Community Associate, at or (707) 591-9310 x 133. Click here to become a member today!

Registration for the general public begins at 9am on Monday, June 10, 2019.