Volunteer Naturalist Training

Volunteer Naturalist Training

Do you love Cosumnes River Preserve? Are you passionate about the outdoors or nature? Do you enjoy teaching others about the things you love? Whether you answered yes to any of these questions, you may just be a GREAT fit for our Volunteer Naturalist Team! Volunteer Naturalists are the heart of our Visitor Center and public access programs. What do Naturalists do? Help run the Visitor Center on weekends, helping visitors by asking questions on

Volunteer Naturalist Training

Volunteer Naturalist Training

Do you love Cosumnes River Preserve? Are you passionate about the outdoors or nature? Do you enjoy teaching others about the things you love? Whether you answered yes to any of these questions, you may just be a GREAT fit for our Volunteer Naturalist Team! Volunteer Naturalists are the heart of our Visitor Center and public access programs. What do Naturalists do? Help run the Visitor Center on weekends, helping visitors by asking questions on

Guided Photography Walk

Guided Photography Walk

Come to Cosumnes River Preserve (CRP) for a two-hour guided walk focusing on photographing the Preserve. The first hour will be spent on creatively “seeing” Preserve photo opportunities, including using light, shape, texture, and color to artistically capture the Preserve. Topics include: direction of light, color vs monochrome, horizontal vs vertical, use of leading lines and depth of field in compositions. Camera functionality to be discussed include: use of histogram to confirm proper exposure and

Guided Natural History Walk

Guided Natural History Walk

Join Cosumnes River Preserve docents on a guided hike along the River Walk Trail! This hike will take you back to the days when the Plains Miwok once inhabited the Cosumnes River’s surrounding landscape. You’ll learn about the plants and animals they interacted with and the unique ways in which they utilized the land as a part of their everyday lives. The route will cover approximately 3.5 miles, but participants that do not wish to

Guided Natural History Walk

Guided Natural History Walk

Join Cosumnes River Preserve docents on a guided hike along the River Walk Trail! This hike will take you back to the days when the Plains Miwok once inhabited the Cosumnes River’s surrounding landscape. You’ll learn about the plants and animals they interacted with and the unique ways in which they utilized the land as a part of their everyday lives. The route will cover approximately 3.5 miles, but participants that do not wish to