Sunday Workshop with Prerequisite - Trailing Bears from Their Dens

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

Please Note: Prerequisite Required as we will be hiking into a secret bear denning area located in a set of forest-fire charred old-growth snags near the old Wolf Camp property.

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 above the wild Skykomish River 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 at Park Pavilion
10:15 Discuss Behavior of Subject Animals
10:30 Introduction to Trailing Animals
10:45 Trailing Practice
11:00 Travel to Forest Tracking Site
11:15 Hike Into Bear Den Site
11:45 Lunch Break: Discuss Approach
12:00 Search for Fresh Sign approaching Bear Dens
12:15 Discuss Fresh Sign
12:30 Document Burned-Out Old Growth Bear Denning Trees
12:45 Discuss Trailing Strategies
1:00 Trail Animal Together
1:45 Eye Break: Separate Into Teams
2:00 Separate Teams Trail Favorite Sign
2:45 Eye Break: Teams Report Findings
3:00 Hike Out Looking For All Fresh Sign
3:45 Review Workshop
4:00 Departure

Cost:

• $65 general.
• $60 for a second friend/family member, or if you attended a previous day-long wildlife tracking workshop with us, or if you are a member of the Sierra Club, or if you have earned a Level I Cybertracker Certificate, or if you are a local property owner in the area where we are running the workshop, or if you are part of a current conservation project.
• $55 for a third friend/family member, or if you attended 2 previous wildlife tracking workshops with us, or if you have earned a Level II Cybertracker Certificate, or if you have a Master Hunters License.
• $50 per additional friend/family member, or if you attended 3 previous wildlife tracking workshops with us, or if you have earned a Level III Cybertracker Certificate, or if you have a current SAR ID Card & JHPTS Basic Tracking Certificate.
• $45 if you covered this subject at one of our camps/expeditions such as our Wolves & Wildlfe Trackers Training, or attended 4 previous wildlife tracking workshops with us.

Register:

Check/Mail Registration Option: Send payment in full or a minimum $45 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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