Youth & Family

Bear Yuba Land Trust announces new Junior Naturalist series with Steve Roddy

burton homestead family picnicBear Yuba Land Trust is pleased to announce a new series of Family Treks with Certified California Naturalist Steve Roddy called Junior Conservationist: Stories in Nature. A conservationist is someone who advocates or acts for the protection and preservation of the environment and wildlife.

These outings are designed for children ages 5 to 12, accompanied by an adult. We’ll explore three local trails and discover the plants, animals and history of each special region. Participants will receive stamps for each Junior Conservationist excursion they go on with certificates given to those who complete all three treks in the series!

60 years observing in the wilds of California and Hawaii have lead Steve Roddy to appreciate the interconnectedness of nature. Along with a love of a good story, Steve enjoys sharing our local trails. As one young friend stated, “I never knew how much I didn’t know until I hiked with Mr. Steve!”- Jose age 9.

Join us for an adventure! 

Deer Creek Tribute Trail
Woodpecker Preserve
Hirschman Pond

BYLT’s Earth Encounters Summer Camp

burton homestead

Summer Camp will continue in 2017 at Bear Yuba Land Trust’s Burton Homestead and will be led by our friends and partners at 4 Elements Earth Education (4EEE).

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Partner with BYLT on a specific project or find out about family-friendly activities in your community. Contact Community Engagement Manager Laura Petersen at (530) 272-5994 x211 or

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