Otter Sign Walk
Meeting Place: Directions emailed with registration confirmation.
Leader: Andrea Higgins
Attendee Limit: 20
You otter join us on HCT's newest nature walk program. Discover where river otters are living in Harwich! Imagine finding Otter tracks or Otter scat? Wouldn't it be awesome to see an Otter slide?
Join Naturalist Andrea Higgins for a walk to discover signs of Otter and other wildlife while enjoying scenic trails at your local conservation lands.
The walk is $15 per person. Space is limited.
Directions will be provided in your confirmation email.
Saturday, March 26th, 2:00-3:30 p.m.
(Recommended for families/caregivers with children ages 5 and up)
Please join Andrea at the Sand Pond Woodlands and take a nature walk to look for wildlife tracks, scat, homes, sounds, and signs of feeding including local otters. Let's learn which animals are walkers, bounders, waddlers and gallopers. Please bring a sweatshirt or t-shirt to paint on animal tracks as our art project (paint & stencils provided and if you don't bring a t-shirt, paper will also be available). Dress appropriately for the weather and bring your curiosity and sense of adventure. Walking distance approximately one mile.
About Your Walk Leader:
Andrea Higgins has been leading walks with HCT since fall 2021. She received a Kripalu Mindful Outdoor Guide Certification in 2019 and has been a Teacher Naturalist with Audubon since 2012. Andrea is CPR and Wilderness First Aid Certified. As a program leader with the Town of Barnstable since 2014, she leads Sandy Neck Junior Rangers, Hiking Adventures, and Sunset Adventures. A big fan of aquaculture, Andrea is an oyster farmer in Barnstable Harbor and Deputy Shellfish Warden and Propagation Technician with the Town of Chatham. Andrea holds a U.S. Coast Guard Master Captain license and is currently enrolled at the American Outdoor School’s Wildlife Tracking course.
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