Day Trip 1 Tidepools, Seals & Chocolate Adventure Day Trip

Thursday June 3, 2021 from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM

Hike 11 Wait List Only: * In-person* Birds of a Feather

Wednesday June 9, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Join us for a leisurely wildlife walk along Coyote Creek Trail where we will be serenaded by birds and see water-loving plants along the creek. We will explore Ogier ponds, a birding hotspot, looking for waterfowl and expecting to see birds of prey soaring above us and songbirds in the bushes and trees. Along the way, we will learn how waterfowl such as ducks, geese, and coots stay warm and dry both in the water and while flying from pond to pond and how to use feathers for bird identification. We end the walk with a social picnic. Image by Valley Water.

Level of Difficulty: : Easy
Number of Miles: : 3.0
Location: Ogier Ponds Morgan Hill CA

Lecture 9 Our Global Water Crisis

Thursday June 10, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM

In this workshop, participants will learn about water as a global scarce, nonrenewable resource, the critical role it plays in the sustainability of our planet and the impending national water crisis with 45 states suffering water stress conditions. Americas clean water crisis goes far beyond Flint. According to the EPA, last year 30 million Americans lived in areas where water systems violated safety rules and the threats from growing populations, pollution and global warming will only make things worse. An understanding of the current global state of the water crisis will leave you with the awareness and sense of urgency that this issue deserves.This special program is hosted in partnership with Valley Water. Image by rony michaud from Pixabay.

Hike 12 Virtual Joseph D Grant Watershed Walk

Thursday June 17, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

On this virtual tour, we travel along trails past three lakes and see the wildlife in Joseph D. Grant County Park. Along the way, we learn about the San Felipe Restoration Project managed by Valley Water and its importance as a habitat for endangered and other wildlife. This program is in partnership with Valley Water. Photo by Thomson200, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons.

Hike 13 Wait List Only: * In-person* EXCLUSIVE Little Uvas Creek Wildlife Exploration

Wednesday June 23, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM

We have this park, that is bustling with life, all to ourselves as we take an expert-led wildlife journey in a preseve that is not open to the public. We pass through serpentine grassland, oak woodland and chaparral habitats, gray pines and toyon, explore three spring-fed ponds that provide water for wildlife such as birds and the threatened western pond turtle. We end the walk with a social picnic. Image by Anne Ferguson.

Level of Difficulty: : Easy-to-moderate
Number of Miles: : 2.0
Location: Little Uvas Creek Open Space Preserve Morgan Hill

Lecture 10 Understanding Medicare

Thursday June 24, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM

Become an informed consumer by understanding how Medicare works. The choices you make now will impact your health, your budget, and your happiness. In this seminar, you will learn the what, when, and how of Medicare A, B, C, D, and Medigap plans. Understand the differences between Advantage plans and Medigap plans and make the most cost-effective choice. This is an informational not a sales presentation on specific plans. There will be time at the end of the seminar for questions and answers. Photo by Online Marketing on Unsplash.