DC21: Wildlife Trek, August 2-6

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Monday August 2

9:00 AM  –  3:00 PM

Wildlife Trek

Members: $351 Non-Members: $390


Join us as we encounter the incredible diversity of wildlife and habitats of the Southern Appalachians, the salamander capital of the world! We’ll go on hikes around the Arboretum grounds and learn how to safely collect, identify, measure and release wildlife for scientific study. Perfect for those interested in learning more about local wildlife! 


We are incorporating rigorous safety protocols regarding COVID-19 as recommended by health professionals as well as input from families that completed our survey. 


  • All classes will be limited to 8 students and be co-instructed by a minimum of two staff.
  • Masks will be required of all staff and participants when within six feet of someone outside of their household both indoors and outdoors.
  • Rigorous sanitation protocols for equipment will be followed.
  • Children will receive health checks upon arrival.
  • Brief restroom/indoor breaks of less than 15 minutes will occur.