Tracking for Personal Safety with L.J. Hunter

 Sunday, May 18th, 10am-4pm

 

Enhance your hiking and wilderness skills in a one-day workshop, which will leave you safer, more observant and confident whether you hike with a group or alone.   Hands on skills include being able to see tracks of humans and animals in Northwest forest duff, assessing a trailhead and your personal security, interfacing with large animals of all kinds, using effective defense methods and seeing more wildlife.  Fieldwork will be physically easy and mentally challenging.

Bring a lunch and be prepared for the weather. Long pants and shoes are required as we will be off trail for part of the day. Sunscreen, hats, bug protection, hiking sticks and a pack with water and snacks is recommended.

Cost:  $50

 (Kids under 19 must be accompanied by a parent,  under 12 will be considered on a case by case basis.)

To Register:  Call Michelle, 360-619-2207, or email us at:  treesongnatureawareness@gmail.com

LindaInstructor L. J. Hunter is the author of “Lonesome for Bears” Lyons Press 2008, a co-founder of the International Society of Professional Trackers and is certified by CyberTracker Conservation in Track and Sign, as well as by Universal Tracking Services in human tracking. Further experiences include man tracking for Search and Rescue interspersed with natural history studies and a former brown bear viewing guide in an outback Alaskan Lodge.

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