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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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How Do You Like Them Apples?

Approaching our meeting location for the day, the veil of fog I had been driving in for an hour seemed to be lifting with the rising sun that had began peaking through the clouds, just up over [...]

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Jedi Tracker Training and Luke Sandwalker

Sunday November 1st, 2015   As the tracking apprentices learned about pressure releases this past weekend, we could almost hear the wise words of Yoda saying, “Patience you must have my [...]

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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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Down in the Valley: A focus on snow trailing and animal gaits

 On a cold and windy January Saturday we met in the Beaver Valley to start our weekend of tracking and trailing.  Most of us were on snowshoes, skimming across the layers of snow and [...]

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What the Raven says . . . and other fortuitous tracking moments

Guess What happened to this guy? On a snowy December day, we were in the Boyne River area heading up a steep, steep deer trail as we began the morning. Following deer tracks on a slope placed [...]

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The Value of Journaling in Tracking Training

I’ve been spending a lot of time recently working on tracking journals. For the past year and a half or so, I’ve been involved in a tracking apprenticeship program through Earth [...]