June 2024

Naturalist 2 Training June 15

This 7-hour excursion into the wildlands of Catalina Island expands on the concepts covered in Naturalist 1 Training. Education staff will guide you through a course-work book while exploring the landscape and ecosystem of Catalina. Course fee is $50.00 for members and $75.00 for non-members

Trailhead Visitor Center

Snapshot Cal Coast BioBlitz

Join us on a statewide effort to find, record, and share observations of animals, seaweeds, and plants along the California coastline.

Trailhead Visitor Center

July 2024

Botany Workshop with Steve Junak

Join premier Channel Islands botanist Steve Junak for a plant identification and botany workshop in the interior of Catalina Island.

Trailhead Visitor Center

Naturalist 1 Training (July 10 morning session)

This training gives a brief overview of Catalina’s geology, island species, human history, and the work of the Conservancy. Please register for the 11am webinar at the following link. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email that contains the links to the videos and supplemental resources.

Naturalist 1 Training (July 10 evening session)

This training gives a brief overview of Catalina’s geology, island species, human history, and the work of the Conservancy. Please register for the 5:30pm webinar at the following link. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email that contains the links to the videos and supplemental resources.

July Members’ Book Club Discussion

Conservancy staff has selected popular modern and foundational environmental literature for the discussion at the end of the featured month. Click to view July's book selection and register!

October 2024

Catalina: The Wild Side Art Show

This year's Catalina: The Wild Side Art Show and Sale features ten nationally renowned artists who have documented remarkable vistas, secluded beaches and favorite locales during their painting trips to the Island this past year. Catalina Island Conservancy’s 14th annual Catalina: The Wild Side Art Show and Sale returns on Sunday, October 20th. One hundred paintings, specifically created for this show, will be on display and available for purchase both in person at Newport Harbor Yacht Club and online. This year’s artists are Suzie Baker, Brienne Brown, John Cosby, Don Demers, Kathleen Hudson, Jane Hunt, Kim Lordier, Terry Miura, Michael Obermeyer, and Lori Putnam.

Newport Harbor Yacht Club