tracks and sign

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A tracker doesn’t follow footprints. She follows sign. In its broadest definition, sign is any change from an environment’s natural state inflicted upon it by the passage of animal, man or machinery. Sign can be obvious or it can be the most subtle change to the environment. There are six key characteristics of sign that […] Read more...


The Joy of Tracks

by Paul Kirtley

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An interest in animal tracks and sign is something of an affliction. If you become hooked, country walks can become very slow affairs. You certainly have to have understanding walking partners. Once you start looking, there are signs of animal activity everywhere… In fact, after you tune in to the evidence of wildlife activity in […] Read more...