2023 Community Science Classes

About the Instructor

DrDan Levitis has a Ph.D. in integrative biology from UC Berkeley, has banded birds in Papua New Guinea, studied their behavior at the Bronx Zoo, chased condors in California, and researched, studied or taught in Germany, Denmark, Australia, Ontario, Vermont, Maine, Florida and Wisconsin. Photo courtesy of Alvin A.H. Jornada/The Press Democrat.

Climate and Community Course

May 6 – June 17, 2023, Saturdays 10:00 am-2:00 pm at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park

Do you wish to do more about climate change, but don’t know how? Join us! In this 7-week course, we will give you the tools, knowledge, motivation, and community, to overcome climate paralysis and take climate action.

Over seven meetings, community members led by Dr. Dan Levitis will organize prompt discussions, project initiatives, and policy advocacy from strong climate data to propel actions for climate resiliency and CO2 reduction strategies in the North Bay.

This course will take place on Saturdays, May 6-June 17, 10:00 am-2:00 pm.

A number of scholarships is available based on need. If cost is a barrier to enrolling in this course, we highly encourage you to apply for a scholarship. Please fill out this scholarship request form by March 31 and we will get back to you within one business day. For questions and other inquiries, please contact Tony at tony@sonomaecologycenter.org.


Community Science Classes Scholarships

If you are in need of financial assistance in order to enroll in a Community Science Class, please fill out this short scholarship application.

Submitting an application does not guarantee a scholarship! Scholarships are awarded based on several factors including need and available funds/space. If you have been awarded a scholarship, we will notify you by phone or email immediately.

For information on how to apply, please contact Tony Passantino at 707-996-0712, ext. 124 or tony@sonomaecologycenter.org.