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Wildlife Tracking Workshop in Algonquin Park
August 21 @ 5:00 pm - August 23 @ 5:00 pm EDT$250
Wildlife Tracking enables us to have a deeper understanding of the animals and how they relate to the environment. This experience is designed to provide you with a base for your tracking knowledge to grow from.
Learning the art and science of tracking opens up a whole new way of looking at the natural world that surrounds us. Skilled trackers can gain an astounding amount of information from the clues left behind by a person, animal or event. At this two-day workshop you will learn the basics of wildlife tracking including track identification, tracks patterns and gait interpretation (how an animal is moving), sign tracking, natural history and animal biology/behavior). Through our study of these tracking principles, participants will gain a deeper understanding of how these animals relate to their environment and play a vital role in maintaining a balanced ecosystem. You will also go away with a new understanding of the not only the animals we track, but also how to share this new information with your friends, family and students.
During this weekend workshop you will learn the basics of wildlife tracking including:
- Track identification
- How to properly measure tracks
- Journaling tracks and sign
- Track patterns and gait interpretation
- Sign tracking
- Natural History
- Animal Biology and behavior
- Awareness and the art of questioning
- As well as gain some first hand experience following tracks and trails of many species of local wildlife that reside in Algonquin Park.
Register soon to reserve your spot in the class.
*The workshop itself runs from 9 am until 5 pm on both Saturday and Sunday. You are welcome to stay with us (Friday and Saturday night) at the Wildlife Research Station for an extra fee. Meals are not included in the price of the workshop.*