The Esopus Creek Conservancy ECC) invites the public to join ECC board member Greg Perantoni, an animal tracker with 17 years experience, on an Animal Tracing Adventure at Esopus Bend Nature Preserve in Saugerties on Saturday, August 21. Participants will  learn how to identify animal tracks and to observe clues to what the animal may have been doing at the time the tracks were made. .

Meet 1:30 p.m. at the Shady Lane entrance to the preserve. Directions to the preserve can be found at along with more information about ECC and ECC future events. There is limited parking at the preserve entrance. For those who wish to car pool to the entrance, parking is available at the Saugerties Plaza on Rte. 9W just south of the Village of Saugerties.

Any questions? Contact the field trip leader, Greg Perantoni ( This ECC Environmental Education walk is free.. Pre-registration is not required, but recommended in the event of unforeseen changes or cancellation.