Here’s an interesting winter course coming up at Glacier Park the first Saturday in MArch . . .
The Glacier Institute and instructor Beau Servo are offering a course titled, “Winter Ecology and Animal Tracking in Glacier National Park” on Saturday, March 1.
Servo will lead a day of adventure in the snow-covered forest to study ecological concepts from a winter perspective. The day will begin with a short classroom session at the Glacier Park Community Building behind Park Headquarters in West Glacier. Discussion will focus on predator/prey relationships, evergreen plant species and animals’ adaptations to winter.
A field session will follow, concentrating on hunting behaviors, prey escape strategy, specialized adaptations, tracks and trails and wintering birds of prey. The class will travel on snowshoes…