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Lunch & Learn: Hidden Messages in Animal Tracks

DATE & TIME

Wed, Jun 19 12:30 PM

ADDRESS (map)

1528 Chapala Street, Room 305

VENUE

Land Trust for Santa Barbara County

Author, artist, and expert tracker, Mike Kresky will share his experience to help us uncover some of the hidden messages in animal tracks.

Using “Field Guide to Animal Tracks and Scat of California” by Lawrence Mark Elbroch (Author), Michael Kresky (Author), Jonah Evans (Author), Kresky will cover some common questions such as: Why did the deer tracks disappear? Where did the cougar turn off the trail? What does it mean when two sets of footprints seem to coincide?

His illustrations include tracks and signs of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates like spiders and beetles found in California and the Santa Barbara region. Using science with field experience, Krseky provides an engaging presentation with useful tools for field identification and interpretation of how animals are moving through the world.

Free and open to the public. Space is limited. RSVP required – jstroh@sblandtrust.org

About the Land Trust for Santa Barbara County

Since 1985, The Land Trust for Santa Barbara County has worked with community groups, willing landowners and others to preserve, restore, and manage open space, wildlife habitat, and family farms and ranches throughout the County. To date, the Land Trust has helped to preserve more than 27,000 acres of natural resource and working land across the county, including the Arroyo Hondo Preserve, Sedgwick Reserve, Carpinteria Bluffs Nature Preserve, Coronado Butterfly Preserve, Point Sal, Carpinteria Salt Marsh, and several ranches on the Gaviota Coast.

 

1528 Chapala St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
3rd floor conference room, Rm 305

www.sblandtrust.org

 

 

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