2018 will mark the 135th anniversary for the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History showcasing the birds and wildlife, plants, geology, and cultural richness that make the California Central Coast unique in the world. The Museum opened in 1883 as one of America's first natural history museums. Join us Saturday, October 20th, from 6:30-9pm as we celebrate this wonderful milestone.
Join us for Bats, Spiders, and Snakes; an up close look at some of the misunderstood and helpful creatures of the night!
Join us to discuss the history of salt, in the world and Monterey County.
The laws are constantly changing regarding probate, long term care and tax issues. Kyle A. Krasa, an estate planning attorney, will host this FREE seminar.
Author and artist, Kevin Milligan, will speak about the making of his latest book as well as offer insightful tips for how to capture light and color while painting landscapes.
Join botanical illustrator Liana Vitousek in the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History's native plant garden and learn the basics of plant identification, helpful tips for illustrating plants, and spend some time outside drawing!
Join local science illustrator Erin E. Hunter for this afternoon workshop in the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History's bird and mammal collection, covering topics like bird and mammal anatomy, the differences between feathers and fur, and tips for drawing animals in proportion.
Tasmanian blue gum Eucalyptus, has become a prominent feature of the California landscape since it "migrated" here in the mid-19th century. Join us and sponsor Wrath Winery to discuss the history, ecology, and human impacts of Eucalyptus in California with amateur naturalist Rick Van Stolk.
For the next excursion of the Junior Naturalist Club, we're headed to Point Lobos State Natural Reserve on November 17th. The club will gather near the Cypress Grove trail head at 10:00 am, and will embark on a 90-minute guided walk around the reserve at 10:15.
Learn about the amazing migration of the western monarch butterfly, sit in a butterfly chrysalis, dress up like a monarch, and more, all while learning about the animal that is so special to our area.
Dr. Regina Langhout will explore the process of deportation and the effects on the broader community.
Join us for January’s Science Saturday, Amazing Migrations, as we investigate the world of long-distance animal travels. Whales, birds, insects, and more will be the focus of our deeper look at these natural phenomena.
This highest jumping, fastest flying, strongest biting Science Saturday of the year focuses on the Olympians in the animal kingdom.
Explore the sweet-side of science as Science Saturday turns its attention to Bees, Wasps, Honey, and Hives.
Prepare for time-travel during this prehistoric Science Saturday, when we set our sights on the age of the dinosaurs. We will explore fossils, footprints, and more as we learn what made the dinosaurs so successful, and also what led to their extinction.
We're making a splash during this last Science Saturday of the school year, as we dive into the wonderful world of water. What is a watershed? Where can you find a steelhead? Find out while we explore all-things aquatic while completing a craft, activities, and more.