Poop and Paws: Tracking for Families                             

Date/Time: Saturday, October 5, 9 am – 2 pm
Meet at: Joshua Tree Visitor Center
Fee: $25 JTNPA/PINE member $35 non member (per person)
Instructor: Theresa Walsh
Hike Level: Easy

Peer into the world of the wild animals of the Joshua Tree National Park in this amazing new course! Track alongside experienced trackers and learn to read the landscape like an open book. The desert is not empty if you know how to read the ground!
Tracking is a lifelong study – this class will give you the tools to start down that road. Topics discussed will include print track identification, animal behavior, as well as human tracking.

Bring snacks, a lunch and water, a day pack, comfortable shoes, sunscreen and hat, and an open mind for learning in the Joshua Tree National Park!

This half-day course for children from 8 – 13 years and their parent,  grandparent, or guardian.  Field trip material correlates with grade level science standards and will support your child’s science education.

Download the course outline:  Poop and Paws Tracking for Families Fall 2013

If you are a member of JTNPA/PINE you will get a $10 discount off every Desert Institute class. If you are not a member you can become one here.

Please take the time to review our General Class Information and Fitness Levels before registering.

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