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Hike, Observe, Draw, Repeat.


Grab your sketchbook and join scientific illustrator Fiona MacLean for a nature journal outing out in the Pogonip. Take in views from one of Tom Killion’s famous prints of downtown Santa Cruz from this scenic spot. Whether you are new to nature journaling or experienced, we’d love to have your company, curiosity, and knowledge on this field trip. 

Nature Hike & Sketch Checklist

Required: Journal &  Pencil

Recommended: Sun protection, Layers, Water, Something to share for a picnic lunch (we’ll break towards the end to eat, share food, questions, and techniques.)

Optional: Any other portable mediums you like to work with (optional), Watercolors and paintbrush, Colored pencil, Markers, Pen, Binos, Camp chair, flora/fauna guides.

THS IS AN RSVP EVENT. Please visit to reserve your spot!


Earlier Event: April 7
Live Music by Aurora Beam
Later Event: April 8
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