Timber wolf tracking and ecology clinic offered

BABCOCK, Wis. – People interested in learning more about gray
wolf ecology can attend a Timber Wolf Ecology Clinic at the
Sandhill Outdoor Skills Center Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 19-20.

Area biologists and volunteers from the Timber Wolf Information
Network have teamed up to provide instruction on aspects of wolf
ecology, including status, population biology and field study
techniques. Saturday afternoon will be spent outdoors exploring
wolf habitat.

Registration is limited to 25 people ages 12 and up on a
first-come, first-served basis. Register by mailing in $80 per
person by Feb. 9. This fee includes instructional fees,
transportation on Saturday afternoon, Saturday supper and Sunday
lunch, and Saturday evening dorm use. The clinic runs from 9 a.m.
Saturday to noon on Sunday.

Checks should be made out to DNR-Skills Center. Include the name
of each participant, and the address and daytime phone number of
one person in each party. Participants may stay in the center’s
dorm on Friday evening for a donation of $15 per person per night.
Send your registration fee to: Sandhill Outdoor Skills Center, PO
Box 156, Babcock, WI 54413. Inquiries on the status of
registrations may be sent via e-mail to:
Richard.Thiel@wisconsin.gov.

The Sandhill Outdoor Skills Center] is located 20 miles west of
Wisconsin Rapids on County Highway X, 1 mile north of Highway 80
near Babcock, Wisconsin on the 9,000 acre Department of Natural
Resources Sandhill Wildlife Area.

 

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