Mt. Tam

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 9 am-Noon: Mt. Tam Turtle Observer Training - Hosted by MMWD

Mt. Tam Turtle Observer Training - Hosted by MMWD

Become a trained Turtle Observer and you will monitor and record behavior of the native Western Pond Turtle on Mt Tamalpais. The required orientation includes observation techniques, a discussion on turtle biology, methods for engaging the public, and a walk to a lake. Volunteers will monitor turtles from February through June on their own schedule. Volunteers can be as young as 8 years old if accompanied by an adult. (RSVP required as space is limited.) Rain will not cancel. Ages 8 and up.

Please send an email to to reveal the location of the training and more information on this opportunity. 

Ages 13 and up. Minors under the age of 16 must have a guardian present. Those ages 16-18 must have permission from a guardian.

As with all events, please bring a water bottle, closed toe shoes and clothes for variable weather. Bring your lunch. We will provide tools, breakfast snacks and water!

For more information please check our webpage or if you have any questions please email us at

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Event Type: Educational and Interpretive