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iNaturalist and Animal Tracks

Published on January 19, 2015 under Articles
iNaturalist and Animal Tracks
Have you ever found a track and wished there was an easy way to share it with other trackers, naturalists, and wildlife biologists? Have you ever wished there was a way to get the best trackers in the country help you identify a…
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Ventura California Certification 11/16/2014

Published on November 19, 2014 under Certifications
Ventura California Certification 11/16/2014
The Channel Islands Tracking Team hosted a Track and Sign Certification in Ventura, California on November 15–16, 2014. We saw the tracks of 33 species, including 16 mammals, 13 birds, 2 herps, 1 invertebrate, and marks of a branch moving in the wind. We…
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WildTrack Mountain Lion Project

Published on September 26, 2014 under Articles
WildTrack Mountain Lion Project
Calling wildlife trackers. I need your help to gather photos of left-hind mountain lion tracks for a research project. See the protocol: WildTrack Cougar Protocol I have been working for several years now with Zoe Jewell and Sky Alibhai from WildTrack on a system for…
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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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Central Texas Certification 5/31/2014

Published on June 20, 2014 under Certifications
Central Texas Certification 5/31/2014
The Earth Native Wilderness School hosted a Track and Sign Certification in Austin, Texas on May 31–June 1, 2014. We saw the tracks of 26 species, including 16 mammals, 5 birds, 3 herps, and 2 invertebrates. The tracking conditions were…
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West Texas Certification 10/20/2013

Published on October 20, 2013 under Certifications
West Texas Certification 10/20/2013
The Sul Ross University Conservation Biology Club hosted a track and sign certification in West Texas on October 20, 2013. We saw the tracks of 36 species, including 22 mammals, 6 birds, 4 herps, and 3 invertebrates!  Some of the…
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Central Texas Certification 05/25/13

Published on June 1, 2013 under Certifications
Central Texas Certification 05/25/13
The Earth Native Wilderness School hosted a Track and Sign Specialist Certification in Austin, Texas on May 25-26, 2013. Despite massive rainstorms and heavy flooding that made the national news, we saw the tracks of 27 species, including 16 mammals,…
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