Adult Nature Programs

Education Programs for Adults


Join the naturalists at Sulphur Creek Nature Center in a series of programs designed for adults (aged 18 and up) to explore nature up close. Registration is required for the following adult-only nature programs as space is limited. Call (510) 881-6700 for more information.  Our upcoming programs are listed below.  Register Online using class numbers (aka barcodes, below).

Iridescent Dragonflies

With four iridescent wings, dragonflies can maneuver through the skies at up to 60 miles per hour!  Discover the dual life and aquatic abilities of dragon and damselflies at their secluded habitat along the San Lorenzo Creek.  Meeting site with the naturalist: Palomares School parking lot off Palo Verde Road, Castro Valley.  Cost: $18/person

  • Class # 38844   Sat 9/10,  1-3pm

An Owl's Sonata

Captivating and beautiful is an owl's autumn 'Sonata'.  We'll watch for the owl's flight amidst the old oak trees as we listen for their fall song.  Then, our naturalists will present live native owls up-close so we can learn about their traits and habitats.  Walking shoes recommended.   Cost: $18/person

  • Class # 38845    Sat 10/15,  6-8pm

Chabot-Garin Nature Hike

Savor the scent of Hazelnut, Bay Laurel, and Sage as we move through a riparian corridor and an environmental zone home to songbirds, hawks, lizards, and native plants.  Meet at the Chabot Staging area on Redwood Road, Castro Valley, just east of the Redwood Canyon golf course.  Bring binoculars and hiking shoes for this 3-mile adult nature excursion.  
Cost: $18/person


  • Class # 38846  Sat 11/5,  12:30-3pm