Keep Wildlife Wild


     Keep Wildlife Wild At Oceano Dunes District

Clipart Keep Wildlife Wild logo images of marine and terrestrial animals and habitats

When visiting you can help protect and repsect wildlife habitats through proper wildlife vieiwng etiquete, and knowing safe ways to view wildlife.  Grab your gear and set out on adventure and become a park steward and help Keep Wildlife Wild!


   Nature Guide Tips to Keeping Wildlife Wild 

Nature Guide Badge to Viewing Nature Clipart image binoculars

 

Zoom In- Capture close up views of wildlife from a distance using binoculars, spotting scopes, or even the zoom function on a camera.  Remember to admire from afar when viewing wildlife. 


 

Nature Guide Badge to Leaving No Trace Clipart Image Boot print

 

Pack It In Pack It Out- Leave only footprints behind and remember to pick up and take out your trash when visiting nature. Don't trash an animals home. 


 

Nature Guide Badge to Being Prepared Clipart image compass

 

Arrive Prepared- Bring water, maps, field guides, know your routes and trails, and alwasy dress for conditions. 


 

 

Nature Guide to Fire Safety Clipart image campfire

 

 

Drown It Out- Burn it out, drown it out with water, and never bury a fire.


 

  

Nature Guide To Keeping To Yourself Clipart Image Tree

 

Respect The Space- Never get to close to wildlife.  A good rule of thumb is when wildlife notices you, you are to close. And remember stay the course by never going off trail.


  

Nature Guide Badge to Keeping To Yourself Clipart Hikers

 

Keep to Yourself- Keep hands and snacks to yourself.  Getting to close to wildlife to feed or touch can become a dangerous situation. 


 

 

Which picture shows proper wildlife viewing etiquette?

Young child looking through binoculars pointing in nature

 

 

 

 

   Thumbs up clipart  Perfect From Afar

Viewing wildlife from a distance respects an animals space and keeps you safe.

Hand feeding squirrel food in nature

 

 

 

 

   Thumbs down clipart  To Close Back Away

Animals have specilized diets and eating the wrong foods like human foods can make them sick or malnourished. Also, animals who are continually fed can lose their fear of humans and can become aggressive.


 

Take the pledge 

Keep Wildlife Wild Pledge.  As I Explore nature...I promise to, keep wildlife wild, by letting all things in nature, stay in nature, never leaving behind my trash, and always observe natures wildlife from a safe and respectful distance