Community Education

Our Natural World – A presentation of Wildlife Photos by Carlos Porrata

Our Natural World – A presentation of Wildlife Photos by Carlos Porrata was enjoyed by many on January 27, 2021, 6:30-8:00pm. What an incredible evening with one of our favorite nature photographers! Carlos Porrata worked for 30 years as a California State Park Ranger, learning and sharing the natural and cultural history of the parks. Today, he continues to share his observations of the natural world as a wildlife photographer based in Inverness, California. This ZOOM presentation was truly wonderful, Carlos is not only an incredible photographer but a beloved West Marin community member, environmentalist and interesting speaker.

Amazing Secrets of Point Reyes Elephant Seals with Frank Binney

Wednesday, December 16th, 6:30-8:00pm.

Hunted to the brink of extinction by the end of the 19th century, Elephant Seals are making a remarkable comeback on the beaches of Point Reyes National Seashore. Join wildlife guide Frank Binney for a fun talk on these mysterious visitors from deep, distant waters. See rare photos of elephant seal mothers nurturing their newly born babies and huge males battling for mating dominance. Discover more of the amazing adaptations that allow elephant seals to thrive in hostile conditions.