Classes & Workshops

Sierra Nevada Field Campus offers both accredited classes and non-credit workshops.

You may sign up for an accredited class even if you do not wish to earn credits. Accredited classes are processed through the College of Professional & Global Education (CPaGE). Non-credit workshops are handled by University Corporation.

Registration for Summer 2023 opens in February. Updated 2023 offerings coming soon.

2022 Workshops

Alpine Painting; Outdoor Landscape Painting

Birding 101

Birds of the Sierra Nevada

Flora of the Northern Sierra Nevada

Fly Fishing in the North Yuba Watershed

Geology of the Haskell Peak - Sierra Buttes Area, Northern Sierra Nevada

High-Country Writing Retreat

Medicinal and Edible Wild Plants

Monoprinting – Exploring Nature Through Shape and Texture

Natural History of the Sierra Nevada

Night Photography

Pastels and Natural Light

Perfecting Your Presentation: Fly Fishing in the North Yuba Watershed

Play of Light and Shadows: Oil Painting in the Sierra

Reptiles and Amphibians of the Sierra Nevada

Rock, Wood, Water, Sky

Sketching History in the Northern Sierra

Sound Analysis for Wildlife Conservation & Research

The Natural Sound Recording Workshop

The Way of Water in Your Watercolor Nature Journal

Wildflowers Along the Trail in your Watercolor Nature Journal

Trees & Shrubs of Northern Sierra Nevada

Woodblocks: Design, Carve and Print in the Field

2022 Accredited Classes

ASTR 216: Practical Observational Astronomy in the Sierra Nevada

BIOL 315: Fire, Water, and Conservation in the Northern Sierra Nevada

BIOL 315: Insect Biology and Identification

BIOL 315: Flora of the Northern Sierra Nevada

BIOL 315: Fungi of the Sierra Nevada

BIOL 315: Ecology and Conservation of California Bats

BIOL 315: Butterflies and Moths of the Sierra Nevada

BUS 699: Investing in a New World of Social / Environment / Governance