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Spot the Signs! Wildlife Tracking Hike for Beginners

October 24, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Wildlife Tracking Hike at Kahn and Nostrand Preserves

We know our forests are home to many different animals. Do you know how to spot the signs that wildlife leave behind?  Join NCLC for a hike at the Kahn and Nostrand Preserves to learn how to spot the signs of our native habitants.  Led by NCLC and Summer Hoogenboom, wildlife biologist and NCLC volunteer, participants will take a guided walk and learn the basics of wildlife tracking and general facts about Northwest Connecticut’s animals. Space is limited; email events@ctland.org to save your spot.

Day: Sunday, October 24

Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Address: 56 Squire Hill Road, New Milford, CT 06776

RSVP: events@ctland.org.

What to Wear and Bring: All hike participants should be dressed for the elements. Bring plenty of water, snacks, sunscreen, bug spray, sunglasses and hats.  This hike may go off-trail. Participants should come dressed in long pants, long socks, and close-toed shoes that you do not mind getting dirty.  You may encounter mosquitoes, ticks, thorns, and bees. If you are allergic to insect stings, bring an epinephrine auto-injector.

COVID-19 Instructions:

Due to the continuing risk posed by COVID-19, please do not attend if:

  • You have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days.
  • You have knowingly been in close contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has had symptoms of COVID-19.
  • You have experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days.
  • You do not feel well.

During the hike social distancing will be encouraged. All participants should bring masks when social distancing cannot be maintained.


October 24, 2021
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Nostrand Preserve, 56 Squire Road, New Milford, CT 06776
56 Squire Road
New Milford, CT 06776 United States
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