This class will focus on hiking tips for the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas and how to prevent and treat venomous snake bites.
Topics will include:
- Planning your hike
- Where to go
- What to bring
- What to wear
- Preparing for emergencies
- Facts about venomous snake bites
- Preventing snake bites
- Venomous snake bite symptoms
- First aid for venomous snake bites
- The “six don’ts”
- Emergency treatment
Speaker(s): Ray Spaid, RN (Henry Mayo Trauma Nurse), Frank Hoffman (Naturalist from Placerita Canyon Nature Center), Amy Sieger Daniels (Professional Hiker/Mountain Climber)
We will have a live rattlesnake on hand for display and identification purposes
In-person registration is limited or you may join us via Zoom. You must wear a mask when you attend.