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Learn to identify native animal tracks in the national park

Saturday, Feb. 9, 9 a.m.—WOODSTOCK— What’s walking in the woods? Join National Park Service for a Working Woodlands Workshop on animal tracking, Saturday, Feb. 9. The workshop is a four-hour intensive workshop to learn the tracks and signs of many common Vermont mammals, including fisher, red fox, bobcat, and many more.

NPS Science Communication Specialist Ed Sharron will begin the workshop with an indoor discussion, and then head outdoors to put those new skills to the test on park trails. All ages are welcome.

Please dress appropriately for outdoor activity, and bring a water bottle, snack, and snowshoes if possible. Adult and children’s snowshoes are available if needed. The event will continue regardless of weather –snow or shine. It will run from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Meet at the Forest Center, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park, 54 Elm St., Woodstock.

Parking is available in the Billings Farm & Museum overflow lot, located on Old River Road.

There is no cost to attend, but pre-registration is suggested as space is limited. RSVP to 802-457-3368 ext. 222 or email [email protected]

Can’t make this workshop, but are interested in attending another? A second animal tracking workshop will be held Saturday, Feb. 16 – held at the same time and the   same place. RSVP information is the same as above.

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