Winter Wildlife Tracking with Dan Gardoqui – Saturday, Feb 5th and Feb 19th

Please note:  The Feb 5th date for this workshop has been fully booked, so we have added a second date on February 19th.

Can you tell the tracks of an otter from a fisher? Ever trailed a porcupine to its den? Join certified tracker and Maine Guide Dan Gardoqui of Lead with Nature for a winter wildlife tracking adventure. Dan has been sharing his skills and passion for wildlife and wild places for over 25 years. Open to all curious adults (& interested teens 14+). We’ll spend half a day seeking out, interpreting and following the tracks, trails and signs of our wild neighbors of the Wells Reserve. Bring your own food/snacks and dress warmly.

Dan Gardoqui has been studying naturalist skills, wildlife tracking, bird language, and mentoring for nearly 30 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. Through wildlife tracking, Dan has contributed to wildlife studies and served as science editor for the bird language book What the Robin Knows. Dan co-founded and led the nature connection nonprofit, White Pine Programs for 20 years. He currently runs Lead with Nature, where he helps leaders find success and meaning through nature-based consulting services & adventures. FMI:

Group size is limited to 15 people, and advance registration is required.  This program is co-sponsored by YCA and the Wells Reserve.  The price is $20/person ($25/person for non-members).  Members of either YCA or the Wells Reserve qualify the members rate.  To reserve your space, please email or call (207) 646-1555 x116.

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.

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