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Sunday
15
APR

Wood Turtle Volunteer Training

13:30
15:00
Clean Annapolis River Project
Event organized by Clean Annapolis River Project

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Sunday April 15, 1:30-3:00 PM
Wilmot Community Hall, 13972 Highway 1

New and returning volunteers welcome.
Free. No experience required.
Youth welcome; anyone under the age of 12 should have a parent or care taker present.

Agenda items:
Introduction to the program
How to ID NS turtles
Animal care protocol
Field survey methods overview, including visual surveys and nesting surveys
Review of data cards and data entry
Introduction to the new species at risk reporting App
Equipment use
Field scheduling
Bonus* ribbon snake survey opportunities

Field volunteer kits and data cards will be available for distribution

Who are these volunteer opportunities suitable for?
People who enjoy exploring outdoors (sometimes in muddy, bushy habitats)
Students looking to develop new field skills
Nesting surveys are suitable for individuals with mobility issues
Wildlife lovers
Individuals looking for physical volunteer opportunities
Community members or property owners who live with or near wood turtles

Please register in advance if possible by contacting Katie McLean:
katiemclean@annapolisriver.ca, (902)-532-7533 ext. 6