Friday, November 9, 2012

Wildlife Linkages Workshop

Saturday November 10th: 9-1pm - CCBER Classroom:
Document and Share your wildlife observations and photographs, learn about tracking, remote camera use, new websites and see more of Barry Rowan's amazing photographs of Bobcats in Goleta!

9-9:30: Introduction to wildlife corridors in semi-urban areas and the Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration (CCBER)'s Wildlife Linkages Program - Citizen Scientist Documentation   Meghan Walla Murphy,  Lisa Stratton

9:30 -9:50 - See Barry Rowan's amazing Bobcat Photos from Lake Los Carneros and get insider tips on Wildlife Photography

9:50 - 10:30: Share your Photos and Observations:  Bring your photos on a flash drive for projection, write your observations on the data sheets, circle hot spots on a map, talk with other observant neighbors about the rewards and challenges associated with wildlife in our open space areas and back yards. - Mark Holmgren

10:30 - 11:00 - Facilitated discussion about the value of preserving and enhancing wildlife connectivity in Goleta area. Pro's, Cons, Hot Spots! 

11:00 - 11:30 - Tracking 102 - Led by Tracking expert: Meghan Walla-Murphy

11:30 - 1pm - Field Trip to local tracking hot spots with Meghan.


Location:  Rm 1013 Harder Stadium South, CCBER, UCSB.

Cost -- parking fee ~ $5 at the blue kiosks, Lot 30, UCSB

Sponsored by Coastal Fund and Santa Barbara Foundation

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