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Dragonflies with Sandra Hunt-von Arb

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ACR's Modini Mayacamas Preserves

Pine Flat Road

Healdsburg, CA 95448

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AUDUBON CANYON RANCH
Modini Mayacamas Preserves

Dragonflies with Sandra Hunt-von Arb

Learn about the diversity and ecology of dragonflies and damselflies at 4 or 5 stops that contain summer water (perennial creek, seep in grassland, seep in woodland, deep pool in a seasonal creek, and a seep in chaparral). We hope to get close-up (in hand) views of these exquisite creatures with Sandra Hunt-von Arb, dragonfly enthusiast and senior biologist with Pacific Northwestern Biological.

Sandra Hunt von-Arb has been a wildlife biologist in Northern California specializing in sensitive and endangered species since the mid 1990’s. More recently she has found her true passion, dragonflies and damselflies, aka odonates. Sandra surveys for the Endangered Hine’s Emerald Dragonfly in Illinois. She started and manages the Facebook page Western Odonata, participates in CalOdes for reporting dragonfly sightings, is an Odonata Central vetter for odonate records in California, participates and helps to organize annual CalOdes Dragonfly Blitzes. She has also presented and/or led field trips on dragonflies for Godwit Days Bird Festival, Redwood Region Audubon Society, Plumas Audubon Society, Point Reyes Field Institute, and Redwood Parks Association & Tolowa Dunes Stewards, among others.

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

Meet at the junction of Pine Flat Road and Red Winery Road, (near address marker 4020 Pine Flat Rd, Healdsburg, CA). Look for the white egret sandwich board sign.

Steep, Wild Country, No Facilities, No Pets. Please dress for the weather and bring at least one quart of drinking water. You may also wish to bring a hat, an extra layer, and a snack. Please wear appropriate footwear for hiking on uneven ground.

Questions? Contact ACR Education Specialist David Self or 707.431.8184 ext. 503

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