of the Golden State & BeyonD –

Explore the world’s immense multitude of living creatures and the ecosystems that support them through our guided walks, classes, and adventures.

Gliophorus psittacinus
Townsend's Warbler

We focus on the mushroom biodiversity of the California Coast and mountains, as well as the botanical riches, tidepool creatures, and birds of the Golden State. Trips further abroad to the Southwestern Sky Islands, Alaskan wilderness, Indonesian rainforests, and Mexican reefs expand our view of the planet’s teeming lifeforms, and help us understand California’s place in the global ecosystem.