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Arroyo Hondo’s Amazing Amphibians with Dr. Sam Sweet
April 8 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Arroyo Hondo provides fine habitat for some rare amphibians. Walk with Dr. Sam Sweet, UCSB herpetologist and learn a wealth of information about some protected fauna. Observe the California newt during its breeding season. Learn about endangered red-legged frogs and other interesting species during this one of a kind exploration. Dr. Sam Sweet is a fascinating field trip leader and professor of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology at UCSB, specializing in the amphibians and reptiles of our region.
Each spring, we host a series of special educational walks guided by local experts. All walks will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the Arroyo Hondo Barn and will end at or before noon. Participants are welcome to bring their cameras as well as a picnic lunch to eat at the picnic area by the creek after the walk.
Please wear strong shoes and long pants. Bring a hat, water, and sunscreen.
Donation per walk: Free to current members, Nonmember adult: $25 payable in advance by credit card to the Land Trust. Children under 15: $10. To pay by check, please contact the office. (805) 966-4520
Funds earned through this series will help with upkeep of the Preserve.
Registration is required and can be accessed here.