Saturday, June 03, 2023

June Wild Bird Walk

Meet at Chirp Nature Center, 578 Bonanza Trail, Big Bear Lake This is a Free Event 38 spots available Space for this event is limited. Welcome... READ MORE


Saturday, June 03, 2023

Breeding Birds Of The Mono Basin

Late spring and early summer are the best times to find breeding birds in the Mono Basin—they are singing from the tops of trees and shrubs... READ MORE

Wednesday, June 07, 2023

A Walk On The Wild Side

A photographic tour of the Great Pacific Flyway, through the Sacramento Valley. This isn’t a bird watching program, nor a review of all the... READ MORE


Saturday, June 10, 2023

Fish & Wildlife Festival

This is your one-stop shop on fishing, camping, hunting, and outdoor recreation. Explore vendor booths, informative workshops, demonstrations,... READ MORE

Friday, June 16, 2023 - June 18, 2023

Twentieth Annual Mono Basin Bird Chautauqua

The Mono Basin Bird Chautauqua fledged in 2002 as a small festival with a handful of esteemed trip leaders from California. It has since grown... READ MORE


Sunday, June 18, 2023

Milkweed and Monarchs - An Adventure in Parks

Suncatcher art. Live Butterfly release. Kid Friendly. Milkweed seed giveaway. Story walk. Enjoy spending time in the outdoors by sharing in... READ MORE


Saturday, June 24, 2023

Martinez Beaver Festival Xiv

The Beaver Festival is finally back! Show your support for urban beavers and join your friends and favorite nature organizations at the FOURTEENTH... READ MORE

Saturday, July 01, 2023

July Wild Bird Walk

Red, White, & Wild Birdwatching Join Chirp Nature Center this Independence Day holiday weekend. Starting from Chirp at 8AM on July... READ MORE


Saturday, August 05, 2023

August Wild Bird Walk

Summer Fun for Nature Lovers in Big Bear Lake Starting from Chirp at 8AM on August 5th, 2023, join Chirp for a free & in-person educational... READ MORE

Saturday, September 02, 2023

September Wild Bird Walk

Free Labor Day Weekend Wild Birdwatching Event Starting from Chirp at 8AM on September 2nd, 2023, join Chirp’s free & in-person... READ MORE


Saturday, September 23, 2023

Oroville Salmon Festival

On this special weekend, Oroville celebrates the thousands of spawning salmon that annually make their way from the ocean back up the Feather... READ MORE

Friday, October 13, 2023 - October 15, 2023

Mono Basin Fall Photography

Mono Lake and the surrounding basin is a magnet for nature photographers. Professionals and amateurs alike are drawn to the unique, otherworldly... READ MORE

Friday, November 03, 2023 - November 05, 2023

Lodi Sandhill Crane Festival

The Lodi Sandhill Crane Festival includes a number of free presentations by well-renowned speakers and locals. For a complete list of the presentations... READ MORE

Thursday, November 16, 2023 - November 19, 2023

Central Valley Birding Symposium

Come celebrate with old friends and new at the 2023 Central Valley Birding Symposium. There is much to look forward to: newly renovated rooms... READ MORE

Ongoing thru February 29, 2024

Chirp Nature Center Virtual Bird Walk

How well can you identify a mother Cooper’s Hawk, a hungry Anna’s Hummingbird, and nesting Cliff Swallows? Watch this video to test your... READ MORE