Leaders Needed for Stunt Ranch Nature Program

Learn to lead nature hikes for elementary students at beautiful UCLA Stunt Ranch Reserve in Calabasas. Seven half-day training sessions begin 9 a.m., Monday, Oct. 17, at the Reserve, 1201 Stunt Road in Calabasas.

Classes are taught by resource professionals and include topics such as Santa Monica Mountain ecology, early Chumash/Tongva Culture, native plants and animals, rocks and soil, interpretive skills, plus a special workshop to make teaching artifacts. Some natural science background and interest is a plus.

The curriculum-based school programs teach about 3,000 students and about 250 parents per year and will be held Monday, Thursday and Friday. For questions, information or to register, contact Nancy Helsley, (818) 591-9363