55 Music Concourse Dr.
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco CA
94118
415.379.8000
Regular Hours:

Daily

9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday

11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Members' Hours:

Tuesday

8:30 – 9:30 am

Sunday

10:00 – 11:00 am
Closures
Notices

The Academy will be closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

There are no notifications at this time.

Naturalist Notebook 

September 14, 2011

Sweet Sixteen

Our favorite alligator turns sixteen tomorrow, Thursday September 15th.

Photo by Ron DeCloux
Come help us celebrate Claude’s Happy Hatch Day!



From now until Sunday September 18th, we invite you to make a Claude hat here in the Naturalist Center, and then stay to check out our alligator books and specimens.

Photobucket
Photo by N. Sincero 2011

Join our friends from the Early Explorer’s Cove by the swamp on Thursday September 15th at 1:15 pm to sing him Happy Hatch Day.

We hope you’ll be able to make the party, but if not, feel free to share your best wishes and Claude stories in the comments section.


Filed under: News — nature @ 1:28 pm

10 Comments »

  1. Here’s one of Claude’s fans:
    Photobucket
    Photo by N. Sincero 2011

    Comment by nature — September 14, 2011 @ 2:21 pm

  2. And here are a few more Claude fans, dressed to celebrate!
    Photobucket
    Photo by A. Barr 2011

    Comment by nature — September 16, 2011 @ 2:07 pm

  3. Great hats!
    Photobucket
    Photo by A. Barr 2011

    Comment by nature — September 16, 2011 @ 4:11 pm

  4. The girls had a great time at the Naturalist Center, learning how to help out the scientists. Thank you Anna and Roberta!

    Comment by William (Dad) — September 16, 2011 @ 7:29 pm

  5. @ William: We’re so glad they had fun! You’re very welcome.

    Comment by nature — September 17, 2011 @ 2:44 pm

  6. Claude’s Hatch Day weekend continues…
    Photobucket

    Photobucket

    Photobucket
    Photos by N. Sincero 2011

    Comment by nature — September 17, 2011 @ 2:46 pm

  7. And a whole bunch of Claude fans!
    Photobucket
    Photo by N. Sincero 2011

    Comment by nature — September 17, 2011 @ 3:00 pm

  8. Thanks to everyone for coming in to help us celebrate!

    Photobucket

    Photobucket

    Photobucket
    Photos by N. Sincero 2011

    Comment by nature — September 17, 2011 @ 4:26 pm

  9. Lots of fun happening here today!
    Photobucket

    Photobucket
    Photos by N. Sincero 2011

    Comment by nature — September 18, 2011 @ 12:43 pm

  10. What a weekend! Happy Hatch Day to Claude! I hope you had as much fun as we did – thanks for coming to see us!

    Photobucket

    Photobucket

    Photobucket

    Photobucket

    Photobucket

    Photobucket

    Photobucket
    Photos by N. Sincero 2011

    Comment by nature — September 18, 2011 @ 3:46 pm

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a comment


Academy Blogroll