The winter landscape is a fabulous time to connect with the lives of our local wildlife. Mammals, birds (even winter insects) leave behind tracks, trails and signs of their presence. Spend the morning with certified wildlife tracker Dan Gardoqui of White Pine Programs, learning to interpret the abundant clues of our wild neighbors.
The workshop will run from 9 till noon on Saturday, January 20th (with Sunday as a fallback date if Saturday’s weather is too poor). It will be held at the Wells Reserve at 342 Laudholm Farm Road in Wells
Participants should be dressed to be outdoors for the entire 3 hours – regardless of temperature. Dress in layers. Bring snacks and a drink. Program runs regardless of snow cover. For adults & interested teens. Group size is limited to 12 people, and advance registration is required. Please register by clicking on the link under “What’s Coming Up” on the right side of this page, then scrolling down to find the registration form.The price is $20/ person ($25/person for non-members), payable by cash or check at the workshop.
Note: this workshop will also be presented on Sunday, February 25th, sponsored by the Wells Reserve. FMI: https://www.wellsreserve.org/event/2-25-18-winter-wildlife-tracking-with-dan-gardoqui
Dan Gardoqui is a co-founder and Executive Director of White Pine Programs, a nature connection nonprofit based in York, Maine. He has been studying naturalist skills, wildlife tracking, bird language, and mentoring for over 25 years. Dan has a M.S. in Natural Resources, is a Certified Wildlife Tracker, Registered Maine Guide, and served as Science Faculty at Granite State College for over a decade. Through wildlife tracking, Dan has contributed to wildlife studies and served as science editor for the bird language book What the Robin Knows. While not navigating the landscape of nonprofit leadership and management, Dan loves spending time trail running, hunting, playing music, and being a dad to his boys.