Join Ranger Dave Gustafson on a short walk to watch the peak of the Perseid meteor shower, which can produce up to 150 meteors per hour. Not only will we hear stories about common constellations, we will also learn some constellations and stories from cultures across the globe. Dave’s glow in the dark star posters, will make learning easy. Bring a chair to sit on. We will social distance and participation is limited to 10 people by registration. Face mask required. The meeting location will be included in your confirmation email when you register. If this program is canceled because of weather, we will try again on August 12th, same place, same time Due to the Covid-19 virus, we are stressing safety protocols for all hike participants. Group sizes will be limited to 10 people, and you must register beforehand to attend. Participants will also need to complete a brief online training slide show (see below) before registration is allowed. The slide show explains our expectations for social distancing, facial coverings and other important measures to keep you and other participants safe. If you have not yet taken the required “OSMP COVID-19 Safety Protocol for Programs," you will be automatically directed to take that course when you log in to register. Click “Start” to go to the course page and scroll down to click “Start” again to begin the course. It should take about 5 minutes to complete. When you’ve read and clicked through ALL of the course pages using the “Next” button, you will be brought back to the general “Courses” page. Return to this registration web page, and click the Registration link and click “Register” again to be added to the roster. You will not need to repeat the course to register for future Natural Selections programs.Minimum Participants: 5
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Hello: I've been here as a Ranger with OSMP for 17 years. I also worked for 6 years for the National Park Service. I have taught for environmental centers at the University of Georgia and the University of Wisconsin. My Bachelor's degree includes a Major in Biology and Minor in Secondary Education. I've given over 1000 programs in my career! Even with extensive experience in Law Enforcement, Fire and Search/Rescue I love teaching the most! Wow! Is that a real ground hog in that picture?