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upcoming trainings

 
  • Landscaping for Wildfire Resilience
    Thu, Sep 30
    Online Training
    Sep 30, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PDT
    Online Training
    Wildfire is an inherent part of life in Southern California. Learn how garden design and maintenance can help protect homes in high-risk fire areas. This program will introduce you to wildfire in SoCal through the lens of native plants. Los incendios forestales constituyen una parte inherente a...
  • Certified Interpretive Guide Training Course
    Oct 05, 2:00 PM PDT – Nov 09, 6:00 PM PST
    Online
    Community Nature Connection in partnership with The National Association for Interpretation (NAI) is offering a 6-week online certification training course for individuals interested in developing skills in the field of Interpretation. Class meets every Tuesday afternoon.
  • Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion: Getting to the Root
    Oct 13, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
    Online Training
    This training will delve into the root causes of racism, sexism, colonialism, ecological collapse and more. Together, we will explore both the interpersonal as well as structural changes necessary for building a world that honors ecology, true democracy and self-determination for all.
  • Climate Reality and Solutions
    Thu, Oct 14
    Online Training
    Oct 14, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM PDT
    Online Training
    Join leaders from the Los Angeles Chapter of The Climate Reality Project for a presentation and discussion about climate science, justice and equity, global and local impacts including California's wildfires, and solutions and reasons for optimism.
  • Fire Preparedness with Ranger Tim
    Tue, Sep 14
    Online Training
    Sep 14, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PDT
    Online Training
    Join Ranger Tim from the station this fire season for a chat about fire preparedness. Learn the basics about home hardening, creating defensible spaces, brush clearance, and creating an emergency evacuation plan. Acompañe al guardabosque Tim en la estación esta temporada de incendios, para...
  • Recreating Safely During Fire Season
    Thu, Aug 26
    Online Training
    Aug 26, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM PDT
    Online Training
    Over the recent years , wildfires have grown in intensity and frequency. Through various resources and basic tools of fire awareness and prevention this course will help you gain knowledge and confidence while recreating in the outdoors. Durante los últimos años, los incendios forestales han...
  • Eating California! Using Native Plants in your Diet and Garden
    Aug 20, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PDT
    Online Event
    This one of a kind presentation led by native food enthusiast Antonio Sanchez, discusses the ancient and re-emerging field of California native foods and their cultivation.
  • Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion: Getting to the Root
    Jul 21, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Online Training
    This training will delve into the root causes of racism, sexism, colonialism, ecological collapse and more. Together, we will explore both the interpersonal as well as structural changes necessary for building a world that honors ecology, true democracy and self-determination for all.
  • 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
    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
    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
    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.