Course Title:Tracking the American Marten, a Wisconsin Endangered Mustelid
(Course qualifies for Master Naturalist continuing education)
This class is full and we will only be accepting registration for a future American Marten class. If you are interested please complete a registration form and send it to us without the fee.
Dates: Wed, Thurs, Fri, January 17, 18, 19, 2018
Time: 17th and 18th –9AM-12PM; 19th—9AM-1:00PM
Location: 17th– Iron County Forestry Highway Dept conference room, 607 3rd Ave. North, Hurley
18th-Mercer Library, 2648W Margaret St., Mercer
19th-Meet at Mercer Library—tracking field trip
Course fee: $35 with a $5 discount if registered by Jan. 3rd.
Objectives: Deep in the heart of Iron County in Northern Wisconsin, the Iron County Land and Water Conservation Department, along with local high school students, are investigating the linkage between forest types, soils, water, and wildlife. Through hands-on research the team has been studying Wisconsin’s State endangered American Marten and its habitat, home range, and behavior. This session will introduce you to the fascinating natural history of the Am. Marten as well as a sharing of data collected about marten habitat and the importance of forested wetlands. Continue reading