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2019-2020 Season Begins!

First pup of the sealson! Hello docent crew! Allison and I warmly welcome you aboard to NPS Winter Wildlife! Thanks for being a part of this year’s crew! It has been a start marked by waiting, waiting, waiting, Waiting for ...
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Curious sighting at Drakes Beach

Greetings docent crew! This past weekend was busier than the previous one, with docent contacts at 844 on Saturday and 622 on Sunday. Dogs were 11 on Saturday and 10 on Sunday. These were dogs and their owners who would ...
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A bittersweet day at Drakes Beach…

We had a fantastic weekend in at Point Reyes, while most of the adult seals have left Drakes Beach, the weather was beautiful, the wildflowers have begun to bloom and there were many whale sightings on the Chimney Rock Trail ...
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The Docent Experience

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My favorite thing about being a docent is being able to share my knowledge of nature with the public, especially children.

Jeffry Wilkinson

Initially I wanted to be a Winter Wildlife Docent at Point Reyes National Seashore solely because of my love for the wildlife and my desire to inspire a passion for conservation in others. While this is still an important component to me, one of my favorite things about being a docent is the opportunity to spend time with and learn from other docents. I am both humbled and honored to be a part of this program.

Sean Pickton

My docent work and training enriches my life by teaching me so much about our marine mammals and the PORE environment and allowing me to meet & interact with visitors from all over the world. I love helping visitors, especially young people, understand the importance of land conservation and these magnificent mammals.

Jo Wilson