Volunteer Training

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Wildlife survey volunteers are invited to attend a one-day training conducted by the experienced tracker/naturalists of the San Diego Tracking Team. This training includes basic track, sign, and habitat recognition, as well as details on the implementation of the survey protocol. During the months following the training, volunteers are expected to accompany a transect leader on at least one survey transect.

This training also serves as a prerequisite for the Intermediate Tracker/Naturalist class offered by the Los Peñasquitos Tracking Team.

Pre-registration is requested to reserve your spot. Please bring a sack lunch, water, and be prepared to spend much of the day outdoors. Also, please bring your calendar so that you can sign up for transects.

Trainings are held on the third Saturday of the month in January, April, July, and October. Please see our calendar for exact dates.

Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Adobe Ranch House in Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve

Directions from I-15:
Exit Mercy Road/Scripps Poway Parkway, go west on Mercy Road.
Take Mercy Road to Black Mountain Road.
Turn right onto Black Mountain Road.
Turn left at the first stoplight into Canyonside Park.
Go straight, past the ball fields, and continue onto the dirt road.
Park by the big barn.

P.O. Box 502345    Telephone: (760) 715-4102
San Diego, CA 92150-2345    Email: info@sdtt.org