Herpetology/Arachnology travel to Baja California

Join herpetologist Dr. Sara Ruane and arachnologist Dr. Lauren Esposito for 10 days of adventure in the heart of Baja California. Learn field techniques, proper handling, how to ID using keys. Possible herps include coachwhips, gopher snakes, rattlesnakes, desert iguanas, Bipes, banded geckos, leaf-toed geckos and many more... Other opportunities include small mammal trapping, arachnid hunting, tide pooling, beach combing for megalodon teeth, and exploring ancient middens. Plus time to catch some waves!

This course is geared towards adult participants (18+) with a love of the natural world looking for an experience of a lifetime.

June 25 - July 5, 2018
Ranchito Bajajaja, Scorpion Bay
San Juanico, Baja California Sur, Mexico

$2000 includes all meals, lodging and ground transportation.

Sign up online at www.islansdeas.org/events. For more info and photos from previous years, please see: sararuane.wordpress.com/summer-institute/. Questions? Contact info [at] islandsseas [dot] org.

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photo of a copperhead snake, Agistrodon contortrix
midland watersnake coiled on a rock next to a stream
Speckled Darter