Category Archives: tracking

Indian River Trail Grass Patch

While walking back from Indian River falls yesterday, I noticed a patch of grass along the trail. That in and of itself is probably not such an unusual thing, but it stood out to me because of how dense the … Continue reading

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Ataku Clearing – Heavy Browse Prompts Questions

One of the things that stood out to me on my recent visit to Ataku Island was how heavily some of the false azalea (Menziesia ferruginea) was browsed. The first stop we made after leaving the beach was a small … Continue reading

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Investigating Old Scat

Connor was investigating this old scat that he found on a log, or I probably wouldn’t have noticed it. Although the age seems to have deteriorated the form significantly, making it a bit more difficult to tell what sort of … Continue reading

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Mussel Shells

This year down at the park I’ve noticed a bunch of mussel (Mytilus trossulus) shells washed up with the seaweed. I do not remember seeing so many in previous years. Apart from the ever present possibilities that I just didn’t … Continue reading

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Breakwater Observations

I was given a challenge to do some tracking, so with recent snowfall, I decided to check out the breakwater at Crescent Harbor – a place I’ve seen otter and mink activity before. In addition to quite a bit of … Continue reading

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Tracking Mink at Totem Park

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