Mammal Track and Sign Workshop
The Weekend of October 18th-19th
Jim Lowery from Earth Skills
Hosted by the California Central Coast Chapter of The Wildlife Society
Ramona Garden Park, Grover Beach and Osos Flaco Lake Natural Area, Nipomo, Ca
$195 for CCCC TWS members and $215 for non-members
Come learn mammal track and signs from expert, Jim Lowery. This two day workshop will help you refine your skills identifying tracks and signs of gray fox, red fox, coyote, domestic dog, bobcat, raccoon, opossum, striped skunks as well as rodents and lagomorphs. Your registration includes The Tracker’s Field Guide 2nd Edition written by Jim Lowery, Canid Track Monograph, breakfast, lunch, and refreshments for Saturday and Sunday.
Saturday October 18th
Ramona Garden Park Center, Grover Beach, CA 93433
Saturday 8:15 am
Workshop registration and light breakfast spread with beverages
Saturday 9:00 am
Indoor training (lecture, plaster casts, PowerPoint, practice with photos). Lunch will be provided.
Field practice at Arroyo Grande Creek in Oceano, Ca.
Sunday October 19th
Oso Flaco Lake Natural Area, 2957 Oso Flaco Lake Rd, Nipomo, CA 93444
Field practice at Oso Flaco Lake Natural Area and Oceano Dunes SVRA
Field work in the dune system west of Oso Flaco Lake to practice and evaluate survey methods such as transects, track stations, and preparation of substrate. Box Lunch will be provided.
Indoor training (lecture, plaster casts, PowerPoint, practice with photos) at the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dune Center in Guadalupe, Ca.