Spring 2013 Scheduled EcoAdventures - Registration required
Stargazing in Austin Creek SRA
Saturday, June 8, 2013, 7:30 to 10:30 pm
Linda Sinkay and Jim Goodenough will guide us in a unique and memorable evening of viewing dozens of night sky objects, including planets, nebula, galaxies, stars and star clusters. Their Orion telescopes are state of the art and viewing in location like Austin Creek will be a magical experience.
$20 per person (Under 16 Free), non-members of Stewards
$15 per person for Stewards' members - Become a member
Reservations limited and payment is due upon making your reservation. We also encourage you to consider camping for the weekend at Bullfrog Pond Campground.
For information email: email@example.com or call (707) 869-9177.
Registration and Payment
Stewards offers the following customized and guided EcoAdventures for groups upon request. Some activities are offered free of charge. Fees are requested for special adventures that we organize for your group. Adventures can be arranged to include lunch at local restaurants. Reservations are requested at least two weeks in advance and payment by check or credit cards is required one week prior to your adventure.
Please email Stewards for more information. EcoAdventure fees help Stewards provide FREE environmental education programs for school children.
Registration is easy on our online group reservation form .
Paddling the Russian River
A variety of paddles are offered along the Russian River and in the Jenner Estuary. Learn about the natural and cultural history of the area. Observe river otters and marine mammals frolick in their natural habitat. View a variety of bird life (including nesting osprey and blue heron). Our enchanting Full Moon paddles are especially popular.
Paddling adventures are offered during the spring, summer and fall. Kayak rentals are available upon request.
Hiking in Russian River Area State Parks
A variety of hiking adventures are offered at Armstrong Redwoods, Austin Creek and Sonoma Coast State Parks. Enjoy old growth redwoods, oak woodlands and magnificent views of the Russian River and coastal areas. See and learn about the wide variety of local flora and fauna.
Hiking adventures are offered year-round.
Witness one of nature’s most spectacular sites - whales migrating. Join docents at Bodega Head for an interpretive talk and
viewing of the Pacific gray whale migration. Learn about these magnificent cetaceans while you watch them breach and play.
Docents are available on the weekends from January through May for whale watching. Special docent-led viewings can be arranged upon request.
Sonoma County’s largest harbor seal rookery can be viewed at Goat Rock State Beach.
Pups are born in March and April and reared through the summer months.
available on the weekends March through September for seal watching. Special docent-led viewings can be arranged upon request.
Ride gentle horses through the giant, old growth forest of Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve with naturalist Laura Ayers. Age and weight limitations apply.
Horseback adventures are offered during the spring, summer and fall (rental fees apply).
Tidepooling on the Sonoma Coast
Our coastal tide pools are teeming with intriguing intertidal life. Roving Naturalists are available at specific beaches on low-tide weekends to safely introduce visitors to these fragile wonders.
Tide pool adventures are offered on low-tide weekends during the spring, summer and fall.
Interested in volunteering for a project in one of our State Parks while visiting this beautiful area? Voluntourism packages are being developed with local hotels. Spend half a day removing invasive plants, working on a trail or cleaning up our beaches.
Voluntourism packages are offered year-round.