Promoting a conservation ethic in people of all ages is central to our mission of Conservation in Action. Please join us on the preserves to explore seasonal changes, take part in naturalist training or dig in with other volunteers to assist our land management team. Reservations are required for most events in order to ensure that human impact is kept in balance with land and habitat preservation goals.

Saturday, January 5, 2019

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Salamanders and Newts with Elliott Smeds *Cancelled*

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Salamanders and Newts with Elliott Smeds *Cancelled*

Jan 5 2019 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Modini Preserve

This event has been cancelled - we apologize for any inconvenience.

ACR Education Specialist Dave Self and Biologist and salamander enthusiast Elliott Smeds will help us explore around talus piles, a pond, creek and under logs in search of newts and salamanders. Elliott will share his considerable knowledge, experience and enthusiasm for these delightful creatures, their life-cycles, ecology, behaviors and other interesting tidbits.

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$20 per person suggested donation. Contributions support the preservation, education and conservation science programs of Audubon Canyon Ranch. All donations are greatly appreciated!

The Modini Mayacamas Preserves This private nature sanctuary, owned and managed by Audubon Canyon Ranch, has a range of different public access opportunities. Pine Flat Road, a public county road with pullouts, meanders through the preserve, allowing visitors to enjoy the views and birdwatching from roadside pullouts anytime without appointment. Please drive very cautiously, this is a one lane winding road with very limited sight lines.

Bring: Lunch and water.

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Modini Preserve