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    Tuesday, November 6, 2012

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

    PCCS Contact:

    Cathrine Macort
    +1-508-487-3622 x103
    +1-508-808-9660
    cmacort@coastalstudies.org

     

    Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies announces Wildlife Tracking Workshop

    On Saturday, December 1 from 11 am to 4 pm, renowned wetland biologist and educator Diane Boretos will lead a wildlife tracking workshop through the Outer Cape's Province Lands.

    The workshop begins at 11 am with a lecture and PowerPoint presentation at the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies' Hiebert Marine Lab at 5 Holway Avenue. Participants will then carpool to the Beech Forest where, using animal footprints, scat and other indicators, they will learn how to identify a variety of native Cape Cod mammals including red fox, eastern coyote, river otter, mink, meadow voles and shrews.

    Diane Boretos has been tracking wildlife in New England and in the Rocky Mountains for more than 15 years and has studied with master trackers such as Jim Halfpenny and Paul Rezendes. She is a certified Professional Wetland Scientist and the principal biologist and founder of Call of the Wild Consulting and Environmental Services.

    Cost is just $25 per person. Bring lunch and water and dress for the weather.

    Class size is limited to 15 people and registration is required. For further details and reservations please contact Jesse Mechling at 508-487-3623 x103 or email jmechling@coastalstudies.org.

    The Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and protecting marine mammals and ecosystems in the Gulf of Maine through applied research and education.

     

     

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