Thu, Apr 28|
Snake Ecology of the LA Area: Mythsss & Truthsss
This training aims to dispel the myths of snakes, especially rattlesnakes, and disseminate the truth about their ecology and importance. Learn about our slithery neighbors and gain appreciation for a healthy coexistence rooted in education rather than fear.
Time & Location
Apr 28, 2022, 12:00 PM PDT – Apr 29, 2022, 1:00 PM PDT
About the Event
This workshop will dispel the myths of snakes, especially rattlesnakes, and disseminate the truth about their ecology and importance. If you are out on the trails, especially when the weather is right, odds are in your favor to encounter a snake. These encounters pose a unique chance to educate others on the importance of these animals. Attendees will learn to properly identify snakes in order to promote a healthy coexistence rooted in education rather than fear.
About he Trainer: Jeffrey Esparza (he/him) is a biologist, ecologist, and wildlife educator who has experience teaching informally and formally with reptiles, birds, arthropods, and mammals both in nature and in captivity. Jeffery holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Ecology and Evolution and a Master’s of Science in Biology. Although most of his research experience has been focused in the neotropics, his love for all things wildlife stems from his hometown of Los Angeles. Jeffrey is currently works as a lead teacher and field supervisor with Biocitizen LA.
Closed captioning is available for this trainoing. For questions about accessibility, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Instructor: Jeffrey Esparza
*Must be 18 and over for this training