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Susan Morse

To support our visit from Susan Morse, and other Blue Week programming, please consider becoming a Sponsor.

Don’t miss Susan Morse, one of the top wildlife trackers in North America, during the 2018 Oak Openings Blue Week. Susan has been tracking wildlife for over 40 years with an emphasis on documenting the presence and habitat of mammals and is coming to our region to share her wisdom. You can learn more about Susan at her website: http://www.keepingtrack.org/

Wild About Wildlands Presentation


Susan shares her award-winning photography and fascinating anecdotes from her life in the field to emphasize the values of connecting natural areas– including here at home in the Oak Openings!  Learn about a variety of local species, how to identify their most telling signs, and the challenges they face in the 21st century.

Space is limited, so Register Now!

Wildlife Tracking Workshops

May 18, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. — OAK OPENINGS METROPARK, OH

May 19, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. — OAKWOODS METROPARK, MI

Learn to read the landscape with a set of new eyes as Susan Morse reveals the secrets of our wild neighbors.   Participants will be equipped with the skills to detect, identify, and interpret tracks and signs of local Oak Openings species.

Space is limited, so Register Now!