Recurring

Astronomy Program

Calaveras Big Trees Scenic Overlook 1170 East Highway 4, Arnold, CA

Come look at the stars! Docents will be sharing information and telling stories as everyone gazes at the night sky. Two telescopes and astronomical binoculars will give you a closer look at the moon, planets and deep sky objects. We’re excited to have a webcam for one of the telescopes, so images can be shown [...]

Recurring

Astronomy Program

Calaveras Big Trees Scenic Overlook 1170 East Highway 4, Arnold, CA

Come look at the stars! Docents will be sharing information and telling stories as everyone gazes at the night sky. Two telescopes and astronomical binoculars will give you a closer look at the moon, planets and deep sky objects. We’re excited to have a webcam for one of the telescopes, so images can be shown [...]

Astronomy Program – Confirmed – Come in Costume

Calaveras Big Trees Scenic Overlook 1170 East Highway 4, Arnold, CA

Come look at the stars! Docents will be sharing information and telling stories as everyone gazes at the night sky. Two telescopes and astronomical binoculars will give you a closer look at the moon, planets and deep sky objects. We’re excited to have a webcam for one of the telescopes, so images can be shown [...]

Want to Become a California Naturalist?

Join us and find out how. Tuesday November 2, 2021 Zoom in to find out more and get your questions answered. When: Nov 2, 2021 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting by CLICKING HERE After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. [...]

CBTA Scholarship Application Deadline

Each year, CBTA is proud to be able to offer academic scholarships to students who have chosen to pursue an education and/or career in an environmentally related field.  The purpose of the scholarships is to provide a monetary award to promising California upper division or graduate students who have shown an educational and career commitment [...]

How Can We Prevent Catastrophic Wildfire?

ZOOM

Virtual Zoom Webinar   Join renowned UC Berkeley Fire Scientist Dr. Scott Stephens speaking on how to better manage the forests all around us in Mother Lode communities. Can we reduce the risk of a catastrophic fire, the likes of which incinerated small towns like ours all over California in the past three years? Find [...]

Giant Sequoia Forests in a Rapidly Changing World

Jack Knight Hall - Calaveras Big Trees State Park 1170 East Highway 4, Arnold, CA

"Science and Conservation of Giant Sequoia Forests in a Rapidly Changing World" Presented by Anthony Ambrose and Wendy Baxter In-Person Seminar Jack Knight Hall Saturday April 23 10am -12pm Giant sequoia forests are experiencing unprecedented threats from drought, fire, and insect attack. This presentation will describe how changing environmental conditions present novel challenges [...]

John Muir Laws Workshop-sold out- Waitlist Available

Ralston Classroom 1170 East Highway 4, Arnold, CA

Sorry -- Sold Out Wait List Available- Click Here   “Thinking Like a Naturalist: Reclaiming the Art of Natural History”                                Learn how to be a naturalist. Our day begins with an introductory class: Thinking like a Naturalist, where we explore [...]

John Muir and the Giant Sequoias – Seminar

Calavers Big Trees - Jack Knight Hall 1170 E Highway 4, Arnold, CA USA

Treewise and Sequoical: John Muir and Giant Sequoia Naturalist John Muir may have come to California in 1868 to see the Giant Sequoia - the most massive trees in the world. In his early years he reveled among the groves. Then he studied them. Then he saw the need to preserve the Big Trees and [...]

2022 Dogwood Festival – SOLD OUT!

Celebrate the Season of the Dogwood Ticket Includes: * Carriage Ride *Music *Light Lunch * Wine Tasting featuring Newsome Harlow Wines * Souvenir Wine Glass Carriage Ride Among the Dogwoods for ticket holders to begin at 11:00  Amanda Maule’s Dogwood Pottery Creations, Arts of Bear Valley, Raffle, and more… Tickets:  Adult $60 - Child (12 and under) [...]