Today – Wildlife Trackers Conference, Leominster

Wondering who or what is walking around your home in the early morning hours?

Do you hunt with a rifle, bow, camera or binoculars?

This conference could be just what you need to sharpen your skills!

November 7—Second Annual Wildlife Trackers Conference, Leominster— A 1-day conference held by Massachusetts Wildlife Trackers will take place on November 7, 2009, at the Doyle Conservation Center in Leominster. Peter Mirick, Massachusetts Wildlife Magazine editor, who will speak on “Wildlife Trends: A Century of Success in Massachusetts Wildlife Conservation.” The conference will feature presentations on a wide variety of wildlife topics including Ecology and Food Habits of American Mink, Track and Sign Certification, Field Guide to Skulls and Bones, and, Wildlife Habitat and the Importance of Connectivity.

Bring a bag lunch and find out how fellow trackers have been using wildlife tracking in their work, share your experiences, and browse exhibits about other tracking-related resources. Registration information and materials are posted at For registration questions and information contact Jane Winn at (413) 442-6815 or

Thanks to an MPA member for submitting these great photos taken right here on the shore of Manchaug Pond!

By the way, this morning’s temperature is 29 F. Chilly! Good day to attend the conference and track on a warmer day!