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Published on: 1/27/2021 2:55 PM
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Upcoming Virtual Programs 

Due to COVID-19 all park interpretive activities are taking place online. For more information on the programs below or other interpretive programs with Santa Clara County Parks, contact interp@prk.sccgov.org.


Overview of Program Lineup:

  • Tue, February 16 at 6:00-7:00 pm
    Urban Farm or Wilderness with Rob


Note: All programs are free but require signups.


DETAILED BLURBS:

Patterns in Nature Image










Patterns in Nature (CANCELLED)
Thursday, February 11 | 6:00 – 7:00pm

New year, new perspective! Make sense of the world by discovering common patterns found in nature. Join Park Interpreter Rachel to learn about the fascinating patterns that not only surround us, but also help us understand the mysteries of life.  
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Urban Farm or Wilderness?
Tuesday, February 16| 6:00-7:00 PM

Gardens and agricultural fields are places where humans and nature interact in many ways, sometimes to each other’s benefit. Join Park Interpreter Rob, via Zoom, to explore the relationships between the creatures who live at Martial Cottle Park. Best for ages 12+.
Click here​ to sign up.




Wild and Healthy Waterfowl Image













Wild and Healthy Waterfowl (POSTPONED)
Thursday, February 25 | 11am video debut on Facebook

While feeding ducks and geese may seem like a fun and harmless pastime, it can actually create problems for the birds as well as the environment. Watch Park Interpreter Victoria’s video to learn more about the impacts of feeding waterfowl and what you can do to keep them safe and healthy in County Parks.
 

Check out our pre-recorded videos on our
Play Here On Demand page!



Visit a Park safely, learn about wildlife, enjoy stories and dive into the past Park histories in our short, informative, and engaging pre-recorded videos. Check them out before exploring your Santa Clara County Parks.


Celebrate 175 years of New Almaden Mining History

Enjoy Mercury Minutes, a 7-part video series about the history and significance of New Almaden’s mercury mining to the California gold rush, the communities who lived and worked on the hill adding to the Bay Area’s diversity, and the transformation of the resource ravaged landscape into a beloved Santa Clara County Park.






Virtual Play Like a Miner:  Our most popular kid-friendly annual event at Casa Grande is virtual this year. Visit our museum website​ for an activity book to download fun videos about mining life. Enter code words from the videos and win prizes that can be mailed to your home. No deadline on submitting your code words and receiving a prize.




Visit a Park safely, learn about wildlife, enjoy stories and dive into the past Park histories in our short, informative, and engaging pre-recorded videos. Check them out in your spare time.

  • Celebrate 175 years of New Almaden Mining History 
    Enjoy Mercury Minutes, a 7-part video series about the history and significance of New Almaden’s mercury mining to the California gold rush, the communities who lived and worked on the hill adding to the Bay Area’s diversity, and the transformation of the resource ravaged landscape into a beloved Santa Clara County Park.
  • Virtual Play Like a Miner: 
    Our most popular kid-friendly annual event at Casa Grande is virtual this year. Visit our museum website for an activity book to download fun videos about mining life. Enter code words from the videos and win prizes that can be mailed to your home.
     

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