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From Forest Forage to Potluck Feast

Saturday May 20, Grey County It was a beautiful sunny Spring day when the Wild Plants Apprentices met up to have their first wild edible themed day! As soon as we exited the cars, it was only a [...]

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Fisher Foray

This piece is written from the perspective of the animals that we tracked on Saturday, March 5, 2016 in the Bells Lake Conservation Area. The quilled shape clings to a thin branch that arches [...]

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Flying Saucer Trails in Algonquin Park?

 On February 6th, 2016, the tracking apprentices tracked along the shores of Sasajewun Lake near the Algonquin Park Wildlife Research Centre.  The weather was mild with little wind.  To start the [...]

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A ‘Cliffy’ Tracking Adventure

Sunday, January 17, 2016 Beaver Valley, ON Weather: snowing: thick, fluffy; winds constant, ranging velocities, -10 (-14) We started our day with further investigation of one of yesterday’s [...]

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A Boyne River Valley Scat Rap

Sunday September 13, 2015 Written by Tamara Anderson (With help from the Scat Rap, by A. Bennett, M. Keebler, R. Pemble, D. Elliott, and B. Jonas) It starts with an “s” and it ends with a “t”. It [...]

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Tracking in Algonquin – Part 2

First thing in the morning, we recapped on the harvest of yesterday’s exploration, reviewing on a map where we had come across some of our favourite discoveries. We headed out for the day [...]

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The Wisdom of the Marks

The site of a porcupine, raccoon and flying squirrel holes in this big old Basswood tree Saturday and Sunday, July 26th, 2015 Written by Tamara Anderson – 2nd year Tracking Apprentice In [...]

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Tracking in the Sauble Beach Area

Saturday, June 13th, 2015 – Story of the Day Congregating at Alexis’s place before starting our drive to Sauble, we travellers arrived with stories of our adventures.  Sue, Aster and [...]

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Tracking on the Sauble River

Sunday June 14th, 2015 – Story of the Day  Written by Tamara Anderson   Bob Marley wrote, “Some people feel the rain and others just get wet.”  The rain reminds us of [...]

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Sign Tracking and an Intro to Wildlife Tracking

Written by Tamara Anderson Sunday, May 24, 2015 Lockyer Pits, Orangeville It was sunny and 26°C at the Lockyer Pits in Orangeville.  We began the day by tracking the weather. Wispy [...]

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