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upcoming trainings

  • Leave No Trace Awareness
    Tue, Jun 29
    Online Training
    Jun 29, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
    Online Training
    Join Community Nature Connection to explore the 7 Leave No Trace Principles and learn how to minimize your impact when visiting the outdoors. CNC staff will present the principles in the context of a Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion framework.
  • Interpreting Tongva Culture
    Sold Out
    Wed, Jun 09
    Online Training
    Jun 09, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT
    Online Training
    Community Nature Connection welcomes Josh Andujo for a training session on Interpreting Tongva Culture. Josh will be sharing Tongva history. Stories relating to the plants and land.
  • Intro to Wildlife Tracking
    Sold Out
    Tue, May 18
    Online Training
    May 18, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PDT
    Online Training
    Who goes there?! The wildlife of Southern California can sometimes be elusive but animals often leave clues of their whereabouts for the curious and observant. Join Kelly Bailey, Southern California Certified Tracker to learn how to find the clues about the wildlife that surrounds you.
  • BIPOC in Environmental Careers Panel - Part 2
    Sold Out
    Thu, Apr 29
    Online Training
    Apr 29, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Online Training
    This panel will highlight the stories and experiences of three professionals working in environmental careers. Join our panel to learn about the inspiration and paths that led them to work in the variety of different careers in the green space.
  • Native Plant Q&A
    Sold Out
    Fri, Apr 16
    Online Training
    Apr 16, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM PDT
    Online Training
    Join us for an engaging Q&A session with Antonio Sanchez answering all your native plant questions!
  • Virtual Leave No Trace Trainer Course
    Sold Out
    Tue, Mar 02
    Online Training
    Mar 02, 1:00 PM PST – Mar 18, 3:00 PM PDT
    Online Training
    Using the unique online alternative format developed by the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, this Leave No Trace Trainer Course will give participants Leave No Trace skills and ethics as well as techniques for effectively sharing these low impact practices with students of all ages.
  • Birding Basics in Los Angeles
    Sold Out
    Fri, Feb 26
    Birding Basics in Los Angeles
    Feb 26, 12:00 PM
    Birding Basics in Los Angeles
    Enrich your experience in L.A. by learning how to identify common birds in the Santa Monica and San Gabriel Mountains.
  • Certified Interpretive Guide Training Course
    Certified Interpretive Guide Training Course
    Thu, Jan 21
    Online
    Jan 21, 1:00 PM PST – Feb 25, 5:00 PM PST
    Online
    Community Nature Connection in partnership with The National Association for Interpretation (NAI) and the Los Angeles Zoo is offering a 6-week online certification training course for individuals interested in developing skills in the field of Interpretation. Class meets every Thursday.
  • Native Plant Landscape Maintenance - A Beginners Guide
    Jan 15, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM PST
    Online Training
    Join us for a fun class covering the basics of installing and maintaining your native plant landscape.
  • Loco for Local Plants - Growing Natives in Your Garden
    Nov 18, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM PST
    Online Training
    November is a wonderful time to plant natives. Join us for this unique class that introduces folks from the Los Angeles area to the best local plants for their home gardens.
  • UC California Naturalist Course
    Sold Out
    Thu, Oct 01
    Online Training
    Oct 01, 2020, 4:00 PM PDT – Dec 10, 2020, 6:00 PM PST
    Online Training
    Become a trained Naturalist and Community Scientist ready to take an active role in natural resource conservation, education, and restoration. This course will introduce you to the wonders of our local ecology and equip you to interpret naturalist concepts for and from diverse perspectives.
  • Journey to Becoming an Outdoor Educator
    Sold Out
    Thu, Sep 17
    Online Training
    Sep 17, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM PDT
    Online Training
    Join Narinda Heng to explore the experience of being an outdoor educator. Narinda will use storytelling to debunk myths about who goes outdoors and explore potential career trajectories to becoming an outdoor educator.
  • Native Plant Identification
    Sold Out
    Wed, Aug 26
    Online Training
    Aug 26, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM PDT
    Online Training
    Join Community Nature Connection’s Julio Soria to level up your naturalist skills by learning to identify commonly found native plants of the San Gabriel and Santa Monica Mountains.