Reading Wildlife Track and Sign Workshop
Saturday May 14, 2016 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Instructors: Mike Bottini, Juliana Duryea, Callie Velmachos.
Location: Sagaponack – Sag Harbor area.
Fee: $40 ($36 for LINO members).
ONLINE REGISTRATION IS AT www.longislandnature.org
The Red Fox’s typical hunting gait: direct register trot.
This field workshop is designed for naturalists, environmental and outdoor educators, amateur trackers and citizen scientists, professional biologists, and students (minimum age of 16) seeking to increase their wildlife tracking and observation skills, and sign knowledge.
We will visit three different sites in the Long Pond Greenbelt area, including a pond shoreline, beach, and a river otter latrine site.
Topics that will be covered include:
– how to examine tracks (habitat, trail patterns, print details)
– understanding gaits
– distinguishing various feeding and marking sign
– identifying scat and tracks of over dozen wildlife species.
For more information or questions contact Mike Bottini at firstname.lastname@example.org or 631-267-5228.