Explore the sweet-side of science as Science Saturday turns its attention to Bees, Wasps, Honey, and Hives.
Learn about the story of local steelhead trout, a threatened fish that has had to struggle to survive in a changing environment. Discover the amazing journey of the steelhead from stream to sea and back again and explore some ways to help protect steelhead and the water resources they depend on for survival in a river near you. FREE
The Monterey Bay Master Gardeners and Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History are excited to announce the return of Smart Garden Fair.
The Junior Naturalist Club will explore the world of seaweeds. The club will welcome Dr. Jeffrey Hughey (Biology Professor at Hartnell College) as members embark on a seaweed excursion. Learn about seaweeds in the Museum's classroom, search for specimens at nearby Lover's Point Beach, experiment with seaweed pressing, and finish by tasting one of the delicious products of these fascinating algae.
Join Museum educators at Northridge Mall as they share the wonders of our local natural history. This month return to the days when dinosaurs roamed the earth. There will be fun hands-on activities for learners of all ages and free of charge.
Dr Emily Burns, lead scientist of the Save the Redwoods League, will be presenting an overview of the current status of the Coastal Redwood population. She will explore not only the whole population, but focus on our population of redwoods in the Santa Lucia range. Using recent research, she will show how the current tree populations are responding to climate change along our central coast.
For over half a century this Wildflower Show has been one of the largest on the Northern and Western Hemispheres with over 600 species and varieties of wildflowers. The Museum partners with the Monterey Bay Chapter of the California Native Plant Society (CNPS) to hold this cherished annual event.
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.
The 2019 Walk of Remembrance, honoring the lives of early Chinese-American settlers
Join this program for a hands-on geology lesson as participants explore the three main rock types and learn about how each is formed. Students will learn the difference between a rock and a mineral, and will also have a chance to view museum specimens under a microscope in free of charge event.
During the event, nature lovers will see and learn about these amazing birds and the gardens that host and support them.
Join Museum educators at Northridge Mall as they share the wonders of our local natural history. This month we will be getting wild with water — rivers, lakes, oceans, oh my! There will be fun hands-on activities for learners of all ages, free of charge.
As a thank-you to Museum members and their continued support, we welcome members to join us for a night of hospitality to show our appreciation! The Museum opens its doors to members of all ages for beverages, refreshments, and crafts to celebrate the wonderful people who help make our mission possible.
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.