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October 25, 2017, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ District Center
October 25, 2017, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ District Center Ante Room
October 28, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ John Muir Interpretive Center
From the size of a pin head to that of a dinner plate, approximately 50,000 known species of spiders inhabit Earth. Learn fascinating facts about the eight-legged arthropods that live in Contra Costa County, including the much-maligned “California” tarantula, colorful garden spiders, the notorious black widow and the voracious wolf spider. Bring your curiosity and any questions about these marvelous creatures.
October 29, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ John Muir Interpretive Center
Spend the morning diving into the world of yuck as we become nature detectives and investigate poops, pukes and other gross things in nature. We'll dissect pellets and manufacture scats as we strive to answer the age old question of who did that doo-doo! Fun for ages 5+.