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upcoming trainings

 
  • Native Plants for the Winter Garden
    Dec 01, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM PST
    Online Event
    Learn which of our California native plants are best for Winter color and interest in the garden, including flowers, berries and leaves. By combining just a few easy to grow plants, you can make your own local holiday decorations, attract native hummingbirds, and brighten up those dark winter days!
  • Introduction to Native Plant Garden Maintenance
    Jan 19, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM PST
    Online Event
    Join us for an easy to follow fun class discussing the basics of maintaining local California native gardens! Covering topics like pruning, fertilizing, common pests, soil problems, and irrigation, this class will give you the skills and confidence to maintain your low-water garden all year long!
  • Federal and State Parks Hiring Workshop
    RSVP Closed
    Thu, Nov 18
    Online Event
    Nov 18, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM PST
    Online Event
    Join Panelists from National Park Service, California State Parks, and Community Nature Connection to learn the ins and outs of the Federal and State Parks hiring processes. Get tips on finding job openings, intel on job types and qualifications, and tricks for resume building.
  • Climate Reality and Solutions
    RSVP Closed
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Landscaping for Wildfire Resilience
    RSVP Closed
    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...
  • Fire Preparedness with Ranger Tim
    RSVP Closed
    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
    RSVP Closed
    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
    RSVP Closed
    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.