River Conservancy offers free rattlesnake safety class Aug. 29

The San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy and the North American Field Herping Association are teaming to offer a free rattlesnake safety class. At this family-friendly class, association experts will teach about local species and the areas they prefer in the San Dieguito River Park.

Attendees will learn what to do if they see a snake and how they and their pets can stay safe in the outdoors.

The class will be held at 9 a.m. Aug. 29 at the Birdwing Open Air Classroom. Parking is available at the staging area at 15662 San Andres Drive, Del Mar, CA 92014.

Space is limited and registration is required. RSVP by Aug. 27 to