Woolman Outdoor School
Connecting People with the Natural World in Deep and Meaningful Ways
Farm and Food: Participants get hands-on experience in multiple tasks on a small farm, learn about food systems, food justice and realities for small farmers in California.
Birding in the Sierra Foothills: Through instruction in the field, observation and documentation, participants are taught how to be effective and knowledgeable observers of wild specimens.
Fire Ecology: In partnership with local foresters, participants learn about the importance of wildfires for certain ecosystems and the consequences and benefits of human intervention.
Citizen Science: Working with regional watershed science organizations, participants are introduced to data collection, tracking elements of the local ecosystem and learning how these systems connect and support each other.
Arts in Nature: Participants will work on creative projects that emphasize use of natural materials, sustainable building practices, skill development and collaborative building.