Videos We’re making our nature education programs available to everyone by uploading video lessons, nature hikes, and at-home activities! Hike with a Naturalist @ Placer Nature Center – INTRODUCTIONPNC volunteer docents Sue and Roger will be leading virtual nature hikes this spring. Come along to learn about native plants, pollinator insects and more!Posted by Placer Nature Center on Monday, April 6, 2020 Hike with a Naturalist at Placer Nature Center – Day 1Join our volunteer docents Sue and Roger on the nature trail for a spring walk through Placer Nature Center. Please excuse the noise from the tree cutting – we were enjoying ourselves so much we thought we had to share this despite the obnoxious sounds! This is the full video of our first day of exploration, please check back for Day 2 – coming soon!Posted by Placer Nature Center on Monday, April 13, 2020 PNC Nature Hikes – Poison OakThink you know Poison Oak? Follow Sue and Roger on the PNC Nature Trail to learn a bit more about this prodigious plant. It's one of the most important plants to learn to identify before heading out on the trail.Posted by Placer Nature Center on Monday, April 6, 2020 Learn about Animal Habitat with Caroline (and Puppets)!Our volunteer docent Caroline takes us on an exploration of habitat in the Discovery Room at Placer Nature Center, using puppets to teach about where animals live in the Sierra Foothills.This video is great for youngsters and their parents!Posted by Placer Nature Center on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 Playing with PeltsJoin our docent Sally in the pelt exhibit at Placer Nature Center, where we learn about the furs of different mammals that live in our local ecosystem.Posted by Placer Nature Center on Friday, April 17, 2020 Roger and Sue – Day 2Join us for another walk on the Placer Nature Center nature trail! Today Roger and Sue discover spring wildflowers, teach us how to tell the age of a pine tree, stalk some deer, and learn about pinecones!Posted by Placer Nature Center on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 Walking the PNC trail with RobJoin our volunteer docent Rob for an informative walk on the PNC nature trail. He'll teach us about native uses for plants, how the acorn woodpecker uses the Ponderosa pine to trap wasps, and the granite rock that is abundant in our habitat (and lots more!) Come take a (virtual) walk with us!Posted by Placer Nature Center on Monday, May 4, 2020 Check back soon for more video lessons and at-home activities!