WildCare’s Family Nature Day
Honoring Elizabeth Terwilliger


When: April 21, 2018 10:00am-2:00pm


Where: Stafford Lake Park in Novato, California


This event is FREE to the public! RSVP requested, click here to RSVP.


Celebrate Earth Day and learn about our local wildlife “Mrs. T-style.” Go for a naturalist-led hike (bilingual Spanish hike also offered). Catch and release frogs and newts using dip-nets. Meet WildCare’s live non-releasable, educational, Ambassador Animals. Explore and touch taxidermy from WildCare’s Nature Van. Do a “Nature Scavenger Hunt Challenge”. Create a wildlife-themed arts and crafts project. Bring a picnic to enjoy on the lake shore.


  • Meet our live Wildlife Ambassador animals
  • Use a net to capture (and release!) aquatic life in Stafford Lake
  • Go on a naturalist-led nature hike
  • Create an arts and crafts project that helps wildlife
  • Explore and touch the taxidermy from WildCare’s Nature Van
  • Take the “Nature Scavenger Hunt Challenge”

Getting there: From Highway 101 in Novato take the San Marin Drive/Atherton Avenue exit west of San Marin Dr. and turn right at Novato Boulevard. Stafford Lake Park is on the left. We’ll be at Picnic Area #2. This event is FREE but there is a $5 parking fee at Stafford Lake.