SAN MARCOS–The City of San Marcos Community Services will sponsor an interpretive program presented by Reptile Specialist Susan Nowicke at Jack’s Pond Park on Saturday, July 7.
Nowicke works closely with the San Diego Herpetological Society and the Escondido Humane Society. She will bring live lizards, snakes and other reptiles and amphibians for close-up viewing. The program will also provide information about the care and environmental concerns of keeping exotic pets.
The program, which begins at 10 a.m., is recommended for children over the age of 5 who can sit quietly during the presentation.
There is a $3 charge per participant (free to members of Friends of San Marcos Parks and Trails.) An adult must accompany all minors. RSVP at (760)744-9000, ext. 3508.
Jack’s Pond Nature Center will also be open to the public for exploration from 9 a.m. to noon. The park is located at 986 La Moree Road in San Marcos.
For information on hikes or the City’s trails, visit www.san-marcos.net