Walnut Hill Tracking & Nature Center

Tracking Fisher

The fisher is New Englandís largest member of the weasel family. Having been extirpated by the fur trade many years ago, it has made a comeback to this area in recent years, and has filled a niche as one of the top carnivores in the forest. Fast and strong, the fisher is an efficient and tenacious predator, seemingly as at home in trees as on the ground. John McCarter, one of the northeastís leading trackers, will lead this exploration of the fisherís world as its trail winds through the nooks and crannies of our wild areas. As you learn about the fisher you will come to admire and respect this misunderstood and often unfairly-reviled forest dweller. Hiking/snowshoeing will be moderate to strenuous, mostly off-trail and with bushwhacking, so participants must be in good physical condition.
with John McCarter; Location: New Salem, Massachusetts; Activity Level: Moderately strenuous, off-trail




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