In this episode, naturalist and tracking expert Kim Cabrera discusses what wildlife tracking really is and what all is involved, discusses biology and ecology, and gives us all ideas we can use to teach biology better.
-a brief review of her background (more in Episode 5)
-how tracking is more than foot prints: it involves all sorts of signs, it involves zoology, it involves knowledge of animal behavior, ecology, environment, geology, physics
-the benefits of tracking and the outdoors: health, fitness, cognition, social connection, and more
-the importance of understanding biology and ecology to our lives and success
-how to better structure biology education in schools and at home
When we talk about some tracks at the end of the podcast, these images might help:
1. Gray Squirrel: https://www.bear-tracker.com/gsquirel.html
2. Raccoon: https://www.bear-tracker.com/coon.html
3. Opossum: https://www.bear-tracker.com/opossum.html
4. Armadillo: https://www.bear-tracker.com/armadillotracksandsign.html
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