(Rancho Dominguez, CA)— The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum will host a UC California Naturalist Certification Course this fall. Participants complete a 40 plus hour hands-on course with expert instructors and fellow learners- studying natural history, environmental interpretation and conservation stewardship.
The course covers the natural and cultural history of California with an in-depth look at our South Bay ecology. Through field trips, classroom instruction and hands-on exercises, participants will observe and learn about the variety of plants and animal communities of our region. Through the course, participants will learn tools to hone their observation skills and collaborate together in groups for the benefit of successful group projects.
Meeting Days and Times: September 7th through December 14th, 2019. The classes will be held every Saturday from 10:00am to 1:00pm with the exception of November 30, 2019 and December 7, 2019. The course includes three Saturday field trips which will be held for extended hours on October 5th, November 2nd and November 23rd, 2019.
Fee: The cost for the course is $325. Students must purchase The California Naturalist Handbook (2013, UC Press). Four UC academic credits are obtainable upon completion of this course for an additional fee.
The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum is Located at 18127 South Alameda Street, Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220.