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Animals Preparing for Winter

Sunday, December 1, 2019, 10:00am to 4:00pm

Cold weather has arrived in the hills of north central Massachusetts, and snow may already be falling. From the scatter-hoarding of gray squirrels to the larder-hoarding of red squirrels, nature has evolved a myriad of different survival techniques among animals. Black bears may yet be active as they prepare for their long winter hibernation or they may be tucked away in their remote dens, but most mammals will remain active all winter long, and their survival is nothing short of miraculous. The focus of the program will be their remarkable adaptions and their preparations for the harsh winter months. We are likely to see sign of moose, black bear, beaver, otter, fisher and many other animals.

with Nick Wisniewski

Location: The program will take place in the North Quabbin Region and will meet in New Salem

Activity Level: Please note: This will be a full-day off-trail. Participants must be in excellent physical condition and must have proper footwear and clothing.

Fee: $50 per person



To register for this class using a credit card:

Animals Preparing for Winter in North Quabbin Dec 1 2019


If you prefer to register for this class by mailing a check, please go here: Registration


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Walnut Hill Tracking & Nature Center
325 Walnut Hill Rd, Orange MA 01364Phone: 978-544-6083
E-mail: walnuthilltracking@verizon.net