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Keeping Track of Wildlife at The Fells-March 16

  • The Fells Historic Estate & Gardens 456 New Hampshire 103 Newbury, NH, 03255 United States (map)

Sue Morse, the founder of Keeping Track®, is highly regarded as an expert in natural history and one of the top wildlife trackers in North America. Join Sue for an evening presentation about wildlife and their reliance on mast as a critical source of food. The following morning, Sue will lead a moderate 3-hour hike to teach us how to recognize and interpret wildlife signs, paying particular attention to the relationship between the animals and the trees and shrubs that produce mast.

This program can be combined with a group hike on the following day for a discounted fee for both events. Presentation only: members; $10, nonmembers $15. Hike only: members $20, nonmembers $25. Combined presentation and hike: members $25; nonmembers $35. Advance registration required. To register, call 603-763-4789 ext. 3. Refreshments served.

About the presenter. Sue Morse, the founder of Keeping Track®, is highly regarded as an expert in natural history and one of the top wildlife trackers in North America. Since 1977, she has been monitoring wildlife, with an emphasis on documenting the presence and habitat requirements of bobcat, black bear, Canada lynx and cougar. She manages her own forestry consulting business, writes a regular column for Northern Woodlands magazine, and illustrates her work with her stunning wildlife photography. She is the author and primary photographer for A Guide to Recognizing the Florida Panther, Its Tracks and Sign. Among Sue’s many awards is the Environmental Leader Award from Unity College. She has also won the Franklin Fairbanks Award for lifelong work enriching the awareness and understanding of the natural world among New England residents. Sue has been featured on National Public Radio’s “Morning Edition” and in numerous magazines such as Adirondack Life, Amicus Journal, Audubon, Forest, Nature Conservancy, Ranger Rick, Smithsonian, Vermont, and Wild Earth. Sue lives in Jericho, Vermont.