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Upcoming Events:

Check our calendar for upcoming events: not just MCL activities, but committee meetings, public notices and more!

Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016: Water and Watersheds Speaker Series: Water in the North Bay-supply, planning, & environment
Friday, Oct. 14, 2016: Business Breakfast: The ABCs of IPM
Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016: Senior Walk Into History: Deer Island

Workshop Series: Ranching In the Park: Not by Accident

Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016 (Bay Model): How The Parks Came To Be
A history of the intent and formation of the Seashore and GGNRA

In this first workshop of MCL’s four-part series, historians John Hart, Paul Sadin, and Laura Watt will share what they’ve learned from combing through congressional records, reviewing historical documents, and interviewing leaders and participants in the Seashore’s formation. The evening will include presentations, discussion, and Q&A. This is a unique opportunity to learn about significant periods in history when conceptualizing, defining, and managing the Seashore, including its areas of ranching and agriculture, evolved.

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 (Nicasio School): A Day In The Life Of A Rancher On Pt. Reyes National Seashore
The ABC's of ranching and market influences on the economic viability of a ranch on the Seashore

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 (Bay Model): Doing It All: Taking Care Of The Land And The Ranch

The Point Reyes Peninsula is a treasured geography, uniquely positioned on the margin between land and sea.  Protecting the resulting environments and uses is integral to the Seashore’s mission and ranching operations. Learn about the preciousness of this landscape, how the Seashore coordinates and delivers multiple mandates to protect it, and the role of on-ranch conservation that contributes to achieving that protection.

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016 (Nicasio School): Hopes and Dreams
The next generations of ranchers discuss their hopes and plans for the future of ranching in Marin and the Point Reyes National Seashore


Past events:
Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016: Senior Walk Into History: Indian Valley
Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016: Ranching In The Park: How The Park Came To Be
Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016: Ranching In The Park: How The Park Came To Be

Saturday, July 23, 2016: MCL 2016 Picnic on the Patio 

Wednesday, July 13, 2016Senior Walk into History: Stafford Lake Park

Thursday, June 30, 2016: MCL Water and Watersheds Speaker Series: Why California Dept. of Fish & Wildlife supports Delta Tunnels

Friday, June 10, 2016: Senior Walk into History: Old St. Hilary’s

Sunday, June 12, 2016: Terry Tempest Williams - The Hour of Land

Thursday, May 26, 2016: MCL Water & Watershed Speaker Series - May 2016: The role of the State Water Resources Board and the outlook of California’s water

Tuesday, May 3, 2016: Senior Walk: Roy’s Redwoods Preserve

Friday, April 29, 2016: MCL 2016 Annual Dinner and Meeting

Monday, April 25, 2016: Time to Lead on Climate: Saving the Bay from Climate Change

Saturday, April 16, 2016: Walk Into (Conservation) History #19: West Peak of Mt. Tamalpais

Thursday, March 24, 2016: Senior Walk: Hamilton Wetlands Restoration

Thursday, February 25, 2016, 4:00 - 5:30 pm: MCL Water and Watersheds Speaker Series February 2016, Central Marin Police Authority Community Room

Friday, January 29, 2016, 7:30 am - 9:00 am: Marin Conservation League Breakfast with Armando Quintero

Friday, August 28, 2015, 7:30 am - 9:00 am: Business-Environment Breakfast with Congressman Jared Huffman - video now online.

Sunday, August 9, 2015: Walk Into (Conservation) History #18 - Roy's Redwoods | Handout

June 20, 2015 - Giacomini Dairy "Meet a Dairy, a Cheesemaker, and and Energy Challenge" video

April 24, 2015 - MCL Annual Dinner & Meeting with keynote speaker Debbie Raphael, Director, San Francisco Dept. of the Environment. A video of Debbie's inspirational talk is now on YouTube.

March 28, 2015, Walk Into (Conservation) History #17, Rush Creek Preserve, Novato Handout

February 26, 2015 - Business-Environment Breakfast: Dr. Susan Kegley, Effects of Pesticides on Bees. Powerpoint Presentation.

November 8, 2014 - Walk Into (Conservation) History #16 at Horse Hill. Handout

September 20, 2014 - Coastal Cleanup Sept. 20

June 29, 2014 - Nicasio Native Grass Ranch Tour

May 3, 2014 - Walk Into (Conservation) History #15, 9:30 am - Old St. Hilary's. Handout

Apr. 11, 2014 - MCL's 2014 Annual Dinner & Meeting with Guest Speaker Felicia Marcus

Apr. 5, 2014 - MCL's Walk into (Conservation) History #14, Cypress Grove, Handout

Apr. 19, 2013 - MCL's 2013 Annual Dinner with guest speaker Congressman Jared Huffman

Mar. 23, 2013 - Walk into (Conservation) History #13, Olompali State Historic Park - handout

Sep. 22, 2012 - Walk Into (Conservation) History #12, Mt. Tamalpais - Handout

May 5, 2012 - Walk into (Conservation) History #11, China Camp State Park - handout

Jan. 21, 2012 - Walk into (Conservation) History #10, Starkweather Shoreline Park (this walk was canceled due to hail) - handout

Apr. 30, 2011 - Walk into (Conservation) History #8, Ring Mountain - handout

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