Live Programs

We are excited to offer live, topical presentations for students, teachers, and out-of-school-time organizations. Each month we will offer a new natural history topic that will feature engaging information and aligning activities.

Specimen Spotlight: A Visit to the Nature to You Loan Program

Friday, January 22, 2021 10 AM

Join us for a special visit behind the scenes at the Nature to You Loan Program. This uncommon library of specimens includes a wide variety of mammals, reptiles, birds and more.

Join Education Specialist Rosie Bell and Community Engagement Manager Lauren Marino Perez as they share some special characteristics and adaptations of the specimens in this unique resourceThis 45-minute program will be presented as a Zoom webinar and with live captioning on Facebook Live. Recommended for 2nd grade and up, but all are welcome.      

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Live Lesson: Eat, Prey, Fly

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 4 PM

Ever wanted to meet a raptor? Now's your chance. The Nat’s Lead Educator Ashton Huge will host a special conversation with Falconer Bob Gordon. Meet Bob’s companion, a Harris’ hawk named Huxley, and learn about regional birds of prey as well as the art of falconry.

This 45-minute program will be presented as a Zoom webinar and with captioning on Facebook Live. The program is free, and open to classrooms or at-home learners. Recommended for grade 2 and up, but all are welcome.  This event is hosted on two dates: Feb. 24 and 26.   


Live Lesson: Eat, Prey, Fly

Friday, February 26, 2021 10 AM

Ever wanted to meet a raptor? Now's your chance. The Nat’s Lead Educator Ashton Huge will host a special conversation with Falconer Bob Gordon. Meet Bob’s companion, a Harris’ hawk named Huxley, and learn about regional birds of prey as well as the art of falconry.

This 45-minute program will be presented as a Zoom webinar and with captioning on Facebook Live. The program is free, and open to classrooms or at-home learners. Recommended for grade 2 and up, but all are welcome. This event is hosted on two dates: Feb. 24 and 26.      


We’re exploring other opportunities and topics for live programming. Please complete the form below to tell us what interests you.

Live Program Interest Form

Past Live Lessons

Birding By Ear

Birding by Ear with Justin Canty was recorded from a live lesson on October 23, 2020.

Tide Pool Treasure Hunt

Take a trip to the tidepools from the comfort of your computer. Join Community Engagement Manager Lauren Marino Perez and Cabrillo National Monument Biologist and Science Educator Sam Wynns in this recording of a past live program.