The Nature of Things is a science-based program for adults who want to expand their knowledge of the natural world. Most programs in the series include both a seminar and a field study, allowing participants to gain relevant background information before applying their new knowledge or skills out in the field. Our guest presenters include naturalists, rangers, photographers, authors and educators. If you have an interest in science and want to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the Sacramento region, its wildlife and history, join us for… The Nature of Things!

Ages 12 to adult, unless otherwise specified in program description

Program costs vary, depending on presenter, subject and number of seminar and field studies included.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: A 10% fee will apply to refunds for a cancellation made more than 48 hours prior to the event. No refunds will be given if cancellation is 48 hours or less before the event (or post event).

Upcoming programs are listed below. To ensure you receive notification about future Nature of Things programs, sign up for our e-newsletter.

2023 Nature & Forest Therapy Walks

The forest provides more than we typically perceive. Have you caught yourself "day dreaming" as you look out a window? Caught yourself laughing with baby animal videos? Forest therapy walks are not nature hikes and not meditation retreats. Drawing from old traditions and relatively new findings nature and forest therapy walks are brief immersions into something you create with Nature.

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