May, June &
Wild Plants Apprenticeship
Learn to decode the mystery of animal tracks
Wildlife Tracking in Algonquin Park
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
I have been considering awareness a lot lately. I have been wondering at how we can become more aware of in our relationship to the wilder places in the world, in relation to other humans we interact with, and in relation to our understandings of ourselves. This thinking has branched off into how to use […]
I watched in awe and wonder, struck by the beauty of this ordinary everyday animal whom we all have seen, likely ignored and passed by on countless occasions. I took a few photos and just continued to watch in amazement and joy at this wonderful being who only a moment ago was pretty much invisible to me. How long had they been hanging out right beside us? Why weren’t they scared? I still havn’t researched all I’d like to but I will be digging deep into the books this week to learn as much as I can. Sometimes it just takes a short experience to open a whole world of wonder that I end up having to pursue.
Sunday morning, this group started off at the home base of the farm, sharing in the sunshine and some words of appreciation. After this, we had some time to pass around the binders/assignments and opened up some time for folks to journal and sit with plants on the land. Some highlights included Greater Celandine, Mugwort, […]
Our day on Saturday June 26 was all in anticipation of eating! Although the beauty of the forest and the abundance of plants to learn were in our minds – June is the shoulder season of eating greens and the beginning of edible flower season. It was only a few feet along the trail before […]
“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