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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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Bruno’s story:

We began our morning by exploring the surroundings of our cabin on the southern edge of Sasajewun lake in Algonquin park . Just like the night before, tracks of martens which had been said to be [...]

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The Twelve Gifts of Tracking

Porcupine Mandibles The rolling hills and drumlins of the Bruce Trail inspired this seasonal story of the day: On the 6th Day of December, my tracking friends shared with me… Twelve apples cached [...]

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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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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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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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Majestic Trees and the first Spring Ephemerals

On Sunday, Along the Niagara Escarpment,  we continued to learn about trees, and found several spring ephemerals poking through the leaves on the forest floor. There were tiny Spring [...]