Be a winter outdoor detective

By Edward Stoner

Sometimes being a naturalist is a lot like being a detective. One of the main requirements is to be overly observant of the world around me while looking for clues in the form of interesting specimens, sign and stages in the forest to share with participants on my programs. This is especially exciting during the wintertime in our snow-covered landscape because animal tracks and signs that are normally hidden during the summer months become a visible series of clues to wildlife activity. Just like a detective, a naturalist needs to be watchful and always aware of clues in the search …

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