Invisible Plants: Weeds at Lake Merritt
Mar
14
2:00 pm14:00

Invisible Plants: Weeds at Lake Merritt

  • Rotary Nature Center

We see them everywhere, but what do we really know about them? Join us for a short stroll around Lakeside Park to identify and learn about some of the often-ignored and sometimes-reviled plants that we call "weeds".

Not Your Average Bird: Pigeons, Geese, and Gulls
Mar
8
11:00 am11:00

Not Your Average Bird: Pigeons, Geese, and Gulls

  • Rotary Nature Center

Come learn about the lives of these city-dwelling birds! From their evolutionary history to their relationships with urban humans, we'll talk about how these birds manage to be so successful and why they deserve a second look.

Oaks in Oakland
Feb
28
2:00 pm14:00

Oaks in Oakland

  • Rotary Nature Center

Learn all about the trees that Oakland is named after! We'll look at the different oaks around Lakeside Park, including both native and exotic species.

History of Lake Merritt
Feb
12
2:30 pm14:30

History of Lake Merritt

  • Pergola at Lake Merritt

Dive into Lake Merritt's past with this easy walk near the water's edge. We'll talk about the past and present ecology of the area, and how Lake Merritt has changed over the years.

Oaks in Oakland
Feb
7
2:00 pm14:00

Oaks in Oakland

  • Rotary Nature Center

Learn all about the trees that Oakland is named after! We'll look at the different oaks around Lakeside Park, including both native and exotic species.

Weeds of Lake Merritt
Feb
1
2:00 pm14:00

Weeds of Lake Merritt

  • Rotary Nature Center

What's a "weed"? Join us for a short stroll around Lakeside Park to look at some of the often-ignored and sometimes-reviled plants that are considered weeds.

History at Lake Merritt
Jan
31
2:00 pm14:00

History at Lake Merritt

  • Pergola at Lake Merritt

Dive into Lake Merritt's past with this easy walk near the water's edge. We'll talk about the past and present ecology of the area, and how Lake Merritt has changed over the years.

Discover Marine Life
Jan
25
2:00 pm14:00

Discover Marine Life

  • Rotary Nature Center

Did you know that organisms from all over the world make their home in Lake Merritt? Join us for this hands-on experience with marine invertebrates that live on the boat docks.

History of Lake Merritt
Jan
24
2:00 pm14:00

History of Lake Merritt

  • Pergola at Lake Merritt

Dive into Lake Merritt's past with this easy walk near the water's edge. We'll talk about the past and present ecology of the area, and how Lake Merritt has changed over the years.