Indentifying and Protecting Wildlife Corridors

We organized another wildlife track and sign identification course with renown wildlife specialist Casey McFarland on April 9th and 10th.  He will be in the area this summer and would like to do more courses, so get on our wait list and I’ll keep you posted.

Here is some feedback from a couple of the latest participants:

From Michael Cox ~ The weekend was terrific!  Casey taught me a new way of looking at the natural world.  It was like suddenly realizing that you’ve been living in the dark and having the light turned on.  It was intimidating and challenging but I’d do it again next weekend if I could, and I hope that Casey does another session sometime soon.

I am interested in your project, but I should tel you that I only received a 68 in the course, and reached some astoundingly stupid conclusions, so I’m not sure how much help I could be. So please alert me when you go out next time.

PS- Thanks for the heads up on the course, I wouldn’t have missed it for the world.

and from Sarah and Matt Fontaine ~Hi Peter,

Matt and I both thoroughly enjoyed the weekend, and got so much out of it!  I have been looking at tracks, and books of tracks, for a while… it was so satisfying to have someone with extensive knowledge to give hard facts to what had previously been questionable deduction.  And Casey showed us animal sign that I would have walked right past, not knowing what to look for.  We also appreciate the style of teaching: having us try to figure out what a track/sign is using whatever knowledge and common sense we have, before just telling us.  That really gets one looking around, analyzing the surroundings, asking questions like ‘who would live here?’ or ‘what size animal would make that scat?’

We are interested in volunteering for the Pathways monitoring program, do keep us posted!

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Comments on: "Wildlife “Track and Sign Identification” course with Casey McFarland" (6)

  1. Ruth Rudner said:

    How do I get on a wait list in case there really is another course this summer. I’d love to do it.

    Thank you.

    Ruth Rudner

    • Yes Ruth, thanks for the interest. I have your name and email now, so I’ll put you on the wait list for the next course.

  2. Arts & Salvage said:

    Please put my name on the list, I hope to be in town when and if this course is offered again…8=) thx Peter!

    On Wed, Apr 20, 2016 at 8:51 AM, Pathways: Wildlife Corridors of New Mexico wrote:

    > pcallen posted: “We organized another wildlife track and sign > identification course with renown wildlife specialist Casey McFarland on > April 9th and 10th. He will be in the area this summer and would like to > do more courses, so get on our wait list and I’ll keep you post” >

  3. Annemarie Marek said:

    Could you add me to the tracking course wait list? Thanks!

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