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Newt Patrol online presentation

The Bay Area Older Adults is hosting a presentation about the Newt Patrol community science project - come learn more about newt conservation in the South Bay!

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Newt Patrol online presentation

Time & Location

Aug 19, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Online presentation

About the Event

Join BioBlitz Club and Bay Area Older Adults for an online presentation about Pacific Newt (Taricha sp.) conservation in the South Bay.  Since 2017, a group of community scientists have been documenting the decimation of 2 native newt species populations. Along a 4.2 mile section of Alma Bridge Rd, near Lexington Reservoir in Los Gatos, we have been documenting about 5,000 dead newts every year. The newts are trying to cross the road in order to reach their breeding habitat. How long will the population be able to sustain the high roadkill numbers? 

Join our presentation to learn more about newts, about the roadkill problem, and about possible solutions. RSVP here

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS, PLEASE READ:

1. To join the live presentation, please use this YouTube link https://youtu.be/j-m5197a5p0 

2. We recommend you put your device volume to the maximum and if you own one, use a headset if you have trouble hearing.

3. As a courtesy to others, we will start on time so please join early.

** If you have any questions or need help, please call or email BAO before 10:40 AM the morning of the program, at: nkhaleeli@bayareaolderadults.org  

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