Naturalist Talks with East Bay Regional Park: The Fascinating World of Flies!

Close up picture of a fly on a stick

There’s so much more than meets the eye when it comes to flies! Come hear fly enthusiast Constance Taylor tell some stories about how these insects can help solve crimes, live in some of the most inhospitable places on earth, how they've advanced science in significant ways, and much more. Learn why these little critters are worth a second look!

Every other month, the Oakland library hosts a fun and engaging talk about local natural history, presented by Constance Taylor of East Bay Regional Parks. Constance Taylor is a Naturalist and an amphibian enthusiast. 

To register, email Or watch live on Facebook by visiting the Oakland Library Facebook page.

Upcoming Talks:

Aug 17: The Fascinating World of Flies!

Oct 26: Urban Wildlife

The East Bay Regional Park District is a system of beautiful parklands and trails in Alameda and Contra Costa counties to the east of San Francisco. The system comprises nearly 125,000 acres in 73 parks, including over 1,250 miles of trails. They acquire, manage, and preserve natural and cultural resources for all to enjoy now and into the future.

Photo by Mohd Azrien Awang Besar on Unsplash


Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm


Online or By Phone

Zoom and Facebook Live