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Fox Paw Tracking Club — every month

An intro to what I teach at Fox Paw, the tracking club meets every first Saturday

of the month from 9-noon at the Stranahan Town Forest in Marshfield.

More details on the Tracking Club page

Learning the Land: Naturalist Apprenticeship — Jan-Oct

Meets one weekend a month from January to October, omitting August. Optional homework and mentoring between meetings. More details and dates on the Classes page.

Enrollment is open for the 2023 session! Email us now to reserve your spot.

$2475. VSAC grant eligible.

This class is full. Contact us to register for next year.

Connect with Wild Kin: Wildlife Tracking — Feb 18-19

This weekend-long intensive course will dive deep into the foundations of animal tracking:

track ID, gaits and animal movement, and behavior. Beginners and experienced trackers welcome.

More details on the classes page. Please contact us with any questions.



Food from the Land: Foraging Apprenticeship — Apr-Oct

Meets one day a month from April to October. Optional homework and mentoring

between meetings. More info on the classes page.

This class is full. Contact us to register for next year.

$980. VSAC grant eligible.

North Woods Natural History — May 13, Montpelier VT

Join Jonathan for a one-day deep dive into the natural history of the North Woods. We''ll look at how the two broad forest types in our area, deciduous and boreal, interplay to make up the unique character of our region. Offered through the North Branch Nature Center.

$65, financial aid available. Register here.

Pattern-based Tree ID — Jun 11 & Sep 16, Montpelier VT

Jonathan will offer two separate days of pattern-based tree identification through the North Branch Nature Center. Hone your observation and awareness skills by learning to ID trees through branching pattern, leaf shape, silhouette, bark, buds, habitat, and more.

$50, register here. Financial aid available.

Learning the Land: Naturalist Weekend — Jul 22-23, Upton ME

Jonathan is teaming up with Moose Ridge Wilderness School to offer a full weekend of learning the land—birds, trees, plants, weather, awareness, and connection. Register at the Moose Ridge website here.


Moose Ridge Wilderness Gathering — Aug 3-6, Upton ME

Join Jonathan at the Moose Ridge Gathering in the mountains of Western ME for 3 days of tracking, awareness, and learning the land. Register early—it usually sells out.


Roots Rendezvous — Sep 2-4, Corinth VT

Jonathan will be teaching at the Roots School's annual Rendezvous over Labor Day Weekend. Join him for classes in tracking, awareness, learning the land, and skull interpretation and ID. Register early—it will sell out.


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