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Wild SF - Biodiversity in Our San Francisco Ecospaces

City College of San Francisco runs Wild SF!--California Naturalist Certification Course, a program developed by the University of California Cooperative Extension to foster eco-literacy, focusing on both the urban and wild ecology of the San Francisco Bay Area. Upon completion of the course, students will acquire skills in ecological observation and study, interpretation, citizen science, and service learning. The course combines a rigorous science curriculum with guest lecturers, field trips and project-based learning to immerse you in the natural world of the San Francisco Bay Area.

California Naturalists Certification Course in San Francisco highlighting the diversity of our urban and natural ecological communities. They are using Nature's Notebook to have an ongoing project over time that follows animal and plant phenology across the city.

San Francisco, CA
Organization Type: 
Plan to Use Nature's Notebook for:: 
Answering science questions
Studying migratory animals phenology
Studying pollinator phenology
Studying climate change impacts
Status and trends (or baseline) monitoring
Getting students involved with research
Getting students outside
Engaging the public
Contributing to a national effort
Entrypoint for citizen science
This LPP is working with K-16 students: 
More than 30 students: 
Under-served Communities: 
Under-served how?: 
Underserved community college students
Involves indigenous communities: 
This LPP is part of a Phenology Trail: 
Personal Site Network: 
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