Tracking is a fun way to discover and learn a lot about animals and their behavior. The more you track animals the more you learn about them and the life they live. Learning how to track wildlife is an ancient survival skill. A skill our ancestors relied upon to live, hunt, and forage. How to […]
REEDSPORT OR. — The tracks in the sand of a passing black bear and her two cubs disappear into a thatched tangle of forest beside Eel Lake. Oregon’s coastal rain forests are a jungle that swallows light and tracks alike — at least to the untrained eye. For expert tracker and wilderness survival teacher Mark Wienert, […]
Animal tracking in the simplest of terms is acknowledging and following a disturbance of interest on the landscape. Animal Tracking Animal tracking is where a tracker is able to glean specific information from a track, sign, or disturbance registered by animal or man on the landscape. For instance, a raccoon registers its prints in the […]
It is Living Wilderness Way. The ancient way, that has been passed down from hunter to hunter from time immemorial.
The simple thrills of nature caught me as I was sitting quietly in the early light of an August morning. I was on the bank of a lake deep in the wilds of southeast Alaska. The musical chatter of Otter at play caught my interest. Otter is one of my favorite animals. The Simple Thrills […]