May 21st, June 15th &
2018 Registration Now Open
Wild Plants Apprenticeship
Learn to decode the mystery of animal tracks
2018-2019 program schedule now posted
Our mission at Earth Tracks is to provide high-quality experiential education for people who want to connect with the natural world in a deep and powerful way. We have been successfully guiding and mentoring people for over 15 years and provide a unique perspective and style of nature-based education.
Whether you are looking for an experience for yourself, friends, or family, or a custom program for your group or organization, Earth Tracks can help you make this happen.
We specialize in
- Plant Uses (Identification, Foraging, Edible and Medicinal, Herbalism, Stewardship, and Utilitarian uses)
- Wildlife Tracking/Naturalist Studies
- Deep Nature Connection programs for children and adults
- Wilderness Canoe Trips
We also offer programs relating to bushcraft and wilderness living skills, bird language/awareness and earth philosophy. At Earth Tracks we guide people in learning how to live a life in close relationship to the earth through quality education, mentoring, and direct experience. We invite you to come and join us in this adventure.
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Recent Blog Posts
On Saturday, November 3rd, 2018, the Earth Tracks plant apprentices met at the Mono Forest Tract – one of fourteen Dufferin County Forest tracts located across Dufferin County. Alexis recommended using all of our senses when harvesting roots. He reminded everyone that we are often taking the life of the plants when we harvest the […]
The weekend’s adventures continued after a day full of fun frolicking, digging roots and wolf farts (the translation of the latin name Lycoperdon pyriforme, for the pear shaped puffball mushroom)! We had the pleasure of spending the day in and around High Hill Farm and getting to visit some of the Horses there. We ventured across […]
This was a weekend all about using our hands, and exploring the many expressions of plants. Whether it’s their fibre, fruit or physical structure. We spent the weekend playing with some of the many crafty, utilitarian ways to work with plants ! We started first with learning about friction fire, a skill practiced for centuries, […]
Day two of the Medicinal herb weekend started with a calm morning of exploring some of the many plant-books and doing some journaling. Then we ventured up the road to the Krughurst Forest! What a magical spot! We admired some Swamp Milkweed, and pondered where the milkweed pods come from, does each flower turn into […]
“The Earth is the ultimate provider and for countless generations our ancestors knew how to survive and live in harmony with nature. By learning and practicing these skills we begin to experience nature in an ancient and meaningful way.”
– Alexis Burnett