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You won't be confined by the city; it's Mother Nature that gives you joy. Whether you're pitting yourself against a sheer rock face or watching a bald eagle soar, these courses provide plenty of opportunities to just get out.
 
Experience the largest wintering bald eagle population in the continental United States located in the Lower Klamath Basin of northeastern California. We'll find these regal creatures all around us, perched on fences, ice lakes and in trees, along with potentially thousands of tundra swans, snow geese and other wintering waterfowl. Transportation, lodging and other fees not included. 

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Thu 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM; starting 2/2/2017, ending 2/2/2017. 
   Weekly - Fri, Sat, Sun 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM; 3 sessions starting 2/10/2017, ending 2/12/2017. <

Tuition: $89.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Multiple Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center
  TBA.

Instructor : Alan Gubanich 

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Learn to identify the Balsam Poplar tree in its native habitat and how to ethically harvest the usable parts while out in the field. In the lab, steep the Balsam buds into an oil and then transform it into a therapeutic salve. Field Trip Info

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; starting 2/4/2017, ending 2/4/2017

Tuition: $89.00

Materials Cost: $5.00

Location : Reno-TBA Location : 
  Reno-TBA.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 2.Evert Broderick  1.Kimberly Powers 

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Discover the secrets to capturing low-light scenes in high-impact fashion. During the lecture, become familiar with your camera’s settings, proper flash techniques and how to add nighttime effects to your photos. Then put your newfound knowledge to work during a night shoot in downtown Reno. Transportation not included. 

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 2/13/2017, ending 2/13/2017

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Todd Upton 

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Spend less time preparing for a trip into the great outdoors and more time enjoying it. Learn to create a highly portable, practical and functional kitchen-in-a-box so you’ll never forget an essential camp cooking item again. Discuss the most effective way to pack a camp kitchen and why it’s important to have one. Whether you stay in your car, a tent, an RV or have a BBQ in the park, you can feel comfortable knowing you have all the items you need stored in an organized and easy to take container. 

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 3/6/2017, ending 3/6/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Janna Crews 



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Implementing natural gardening methods can be rewarding, productive and save you money. Gain tips from a master gardener on growing and maintaining quality plants and vegetables, while decreasing water use and increasing your plant production. Find out how to limit the amount of chemicals you use as well as how to attract beneficial insects to your yard. 

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 3/28/2017, ending 3/28/2017

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Suzanne Adams 



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Explore one of nature’s most diverse landscapes. Discover the gear and skills you need to fully enjoy your next hiking or backpacking trip to the Sierra. Learn wilderness and survival skills as well as the essential equipment you will need. Get tips on physical conditioning, nutrition, navigation, wildlife interaction, obtaining permits and the best locations for your adventures. Then put your new knowledge into action by embarking on a scenic hike up Mount Rose.  

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 4/4/2017, ending 4/11/2017

Tuition: $69.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Craig Nielson 



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April is the height of the migration season. Explore two of the best spots for migrating shorebirds, waterfowl and breeding land birds in northern California. Spend Friday and Saturday in Bodega Bay, then move to Point Reyes on Sunday morning. Transportation, lodging and other fees not included.  

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Thu 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM; starting 4/13/2017, ending 4/13/2017. 
   Weekly - Fri, Sat, Sun 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM; 3 sessions starting 4/21/2017, ending 4/23/2017. <

Tuition: $89.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Multiple Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center
  TBA.

Instructor : Alan Gubanich 

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Tap into your desire to become a better sportsperson by learning the basics of golf. Gain tips on how to swing, the rules and etiquette of the game from a professional. Learn to putt, chip and to play with both iron and wood clubs at a golf range. At the end of this course, you should be prepared to play at least a par three course.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 4/20/2017, ending 5/25/2017

Tuition: $99.00

Materials Cost: $35.00

Location : Grand Sierra Resort Location : 
  Grand Sierra Resort.

Instructor : Wayne Williams 

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Discover the serenity this sport offers by learning from an experienced local guide. Get to know the equipment selection process, knot tying, entomology, insects and the flies that imitate them, casting stroke and techniques. Gain in-depth knowledge on fly fishing area waters from an expert who has been fishing our area since the 1980s.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 4/29/2017, ending 4/29/2017

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $35.00

Location : Hidden Valley Regional Park Location : 
  Hidden Valley Regional Park.

Instructor : Chris Wharton 

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Work with a PGA professional and renew your golf swing. Explore short game fundamentals like putting and chipping. Discover how to tame your driver, hit fairway shots and get your swing ready for the course.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM; 3 sessions; starting 4/29/2017, ending 5/13/2017

Tuition: $60.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Somersett Golf and Country Club Location : 
  Somersett Golf and Country Club.

Instructor : Tyler Ramsey 



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