September 7 @ 8:00 am — 11:00 am
Come and learn how to be a scienstist by joining OC Parks in celebrating Biodiversity Day! Did you know California is a biodiversity hotspot! Help scientists and OC Parks Staff with documenting the species found in Laguna Coast Wilderness Park. You will learn about California’s unique biodiverse flora and fauna and how to use iNaturalist. Then you will go out and hike on your own while documenting the species you find along the way!

This program is for ages 7 and older. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, sun protection and bring plenty of water. Download the iNaturalist app on your phone and create an account before arriving to the program! You will choose the trail you want to hike, whether that be easy, medium, or hard.

Advance registration required. Please register all participants – including childern. Learn more and register here.

The program is free. Parking is $3 per vehicle. We will meet in the James Dilley Preserve parking lot.

Rain or muddy conditions will cancel the program.

For questions, please email

James Dilley Preserve
James Dilley Preserve
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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