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.

Saturday pm

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

Sunday 7:30am

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.

Sunday pm

Indoor training (lecture, plaster casts, PowerPoint, practice with photos) at the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dune Center in Guadalupe, Ca.