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Identifying Individual Mountain Lions from Footprints

Published on October 13, 2017 under News
Identifying Individual Mountain Lions from Footprints
I have been working for several years now with Zoe Jewell and Sky Alibhai from WildTrack on a system for identifying individual mountain lions from their tracks. We recently published an article in the open access journal PLOS One and it's available to read…
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Central Texas Certification 5/28/2017

Published on June 12, 2017 under News
Central Texas Certification 5/28/2017
The Earth Native Wilderness School organized a Track and Sign Certification in and around Austin Texas from May 27-28, 2017. We saw the tracks of 30 species, including 16 mammals, 5 birds, 3 herps, and 6 invertebrates. We spent the first day at a pond at…
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San Diego Certification 5/7/2017

Published on May 18, 2017 under News
San Diego Certification 5/7/2017
The San Diego Tracking Team organized a Track and Sign Certification in San Diego, California from May 6-7, 2017. We saw the tracks of 27 species, including 15 mammals, 6 birds, 3 herps, and 3 invertebrates. We spent the first day at Lake…
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Big Bend Specialist Certification 4/09/2017

Published on April 17, 2017 under News
Big Bend Specialist Certification 4/09/2017
Dave Scott organized a Track and Sign Specialist Certification at Big Bend National Park, Texas on April 8-9, 2017. Specialist Certifications are arduous. Participants have to answer 57 very difficult questions over 2 days. Two evaluators (1 standard and 1 external) are present at Specialist…
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New Tracking Website

Published on July 21, 2014 under News
New Tracking Website
The new NatureTracking.com website is finally live. I hope you will find it to be a useful tool for identifying all kinds of animal tracks and learning about tracking. I worked hard to create a clean and intuitive interface that is…
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Website Updates

Published on September 5, 2011 under News
Website Updates
We recently updated our website with 72 new photographs of mammals, birds, herps, and invertebrates from around the country.  View any of our track photograph pages (from the main page) to see the new photos.  While we do not yet…
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Wildlife Diversity Biologist Position

Published on September 7, 2009 under News
Wildlife Diversity Biologist Position
Wildlife Diversity Position On August 31, I began work for Texas Parks and Wildlife as the new Wildlife Diversity Biologist for the Trans Pecos region (west Texas). I will be coordinating and conducting non-game wildlife research and conservation for 19…
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Article Published in JWM

Published on April 1, 2009 under Articles
Article Published in JWM
Article Published in JWM Our journal article entitled: “Determining Observer Reliability in Counts of River Otter Tracks” has just been published in the Journal of Wildlife Management.  This was the culmination of my Masters Degree in Wildlife Science from Texas…
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South America Track Photos Page Added

Published on June 28, 2008 under News
South America Track Photos Page Added
South American Animal Track Page Added From January to March 2008, we traveled through Peru, Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay.  Most of these track photos are from the Los Amigos research station in eastern Peru and the Pantanal region of Brazil. …
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Colorado Lynx Project Pics

Published on June 6, 2008 under News
Colorado Lynx Project Pics
Colorado Lynx Project Pics We started working for the Colorado Division of Wildlife on a lynx reproduction study on May 15th, 2008.  The job primarily consists of radio tracking female lynx through the Rocky Mountains, camping every night, and hoping…
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