Saturday Workshop - Tracking Cougars & Bears

Explorer of Earth by Joanna Colbert and used with permission for the Wolf College

Whether you are a researcher, conservationist, hunter or lover of our regional mega-fauna, you are welcome to join us for a great day tracking along the wild and scenic Nisqually River at the gates to Mt. Rainier Nat’l Park where cougars follow elk and deer, bears harvest fish from creeks, and other animals, like us, remain alert to their presence.

Join instructors Kim & Chris Chisholm as they guide you through the following itinerary:

10:00 Introduction & Training at Park Pavilion

10:45 Travel to River Tracking Site

11:00 On-The-Ground Training

11:45 Eye Break: Discuss Behavior of Subject Animals

12:00 Search for Fresh Sign

12:45 Eye Break: Discuss Fresh Sign

1:00 Trailing Tips & Training

1:45 Eye Break: Discuss Trailing Strategies

2:00 Trail Animal Together

2:45 Eye Break: Separate Into Teams

3:00 Separate Teams Trail Favorite Sign

3:45 Eye Break: Teams Report Findings

4:00 Questions & Instructors Depart


$65 general.
$55 for a second friend/family member, or if you attended one of our introductory afternoon or evening wildlife classes.
$45 for a third friend/family member, or if you attended a previous wildlife tracking workshops with us.
$35 per additional friend/family member, or if you attended two previous wildlife tracking workshops with us.
$25 if you covered this subject at one of our camps/expeditions, or attended three previous wildlife tracking workshops with us.

We will also have our recommended field guides for sale, including Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest Coast by David Moskowitz, Tracks & Scat by James Halfpenny, and more. Also, please note that we can only scrape the surface in a 6 hour workshop, so if you would like to learn to a more advanced level and have time to really practice your skills, please enroll in our 5 Day Summer Course: Wolves & Wildlfe Trackers Training


Check/Mail Registration Option: Send payment in full or a minimum $25 per person check deposit payable to the Wolf College,[masked]th St. SW, Puyallup WA 98371 with participant name(s), phone number, email address, age of any minors, and any allergies or health restrictions we should know about. Balances will be due upon arrival at the workshop.

Credit/Debit Card Registration Option: Just call us at[masked] or[masked] and we will run your card securely over the phone.

Or RSVP here and Use PayPal to register online securely with a credit/debit card or via direct withdrawal from your bank account.

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