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Winter Tracking Resources

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What better time to witness animal tracking than in a fresh coat of snow? This winter, consider introducing your kids to tracking in the woods.

Check out our Kids and Nature story, “Hop, Scurry, or Stride” in the Winter/Spring 2015 issue of Your National Forests magazine for tips and ideas to experience winter tracking.

For additional ideas and images and tracks check out these resources online:

Animal Tracking with Children: A Beginner’s Guide

Stories in the Snow - Tracking for Kids

Nature’s Footprints – How to Identify Animal Tracks


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