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Sedgwick Preserve | Walking Ecology + Lecture


Learn about snake habitats, behavior, and the important part they play in our ecosystem.  Rattlesnakes belong to a unique group of venomous snakes known as pit vipers (family name Viperidae) and the rattlesnake is the only pit viper found in California.

The walk will be followed by a lecture in the Tipton Meeting House.  Hayley will present her project, “Predicting the Effects of Climate Change on Thermal Ecology and Energy Budgets of Snakes.”

Hayley Crowell is a M.S. student at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo studying the ecophysiology of rattlesnakes for her thesis.

There is a suggested donation of $20 pp in support of outreach efforts at the Reserve.   Class size limited to 40 people.

Participants must wear long pants and closed-toed shoes, preferably leather or other reinforced material (not mesh).

One registration form per person, please.   Registration form


Hayley Crowell
(805) 686-1941


UCSB: Sedgwick Nature Preserve


3566 Brinkerhoff Ave Santa Ynez, California 93460
3566 Brinkerhoff Ave Santa Ynez, California 93460 United States Get Directions

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