The Art of Winter Tracking

by Christine Wren, Teaching Naturalist Recently, I spent a memorable day tracking at MPG Ranch, southeast of Lolo in the Sapphire Mountains. We were a group of seven, five of us the lucky raffle chosen winners, and two knowledgeable folks at MPG who both work as part...

Learning to Read Wildlife Stories Cast in Snow

Wildlife Stories Cast in Snow by Deborah Richie Oberbillig Broadcast 1.1 and 1.5.2017 Listen:   Skiing across fresh fallen snow through a Ponderosa forest, I pause at strange tracks with no apparent beginning or end, as if some animal had fallen from the sky....

Who’s Been Walking Here?

Winter is a great time to practice your tracking skills. How well do you know your Montana wildlife? Brush up on your knowledge here, and then take an amble in the snow for a real-life test! Coyote Canis latrans Tracks have four toes, with inside toes a little larger....