Talks & Treks: Wildlife Tracking and Signs

Photo: Betsy Darlington


10:00 AM

*Note the date and time change for this event, originally scheduled for February 5 at 9:00 AM.


Lindsay-Parsons Biodiversity Preserve—West Danby, Tompkins County


Registration is required and this trip is limited to 20 people. Please email to register, providing your name and email address.


With over 20 years of experience in environmental education, tracker and naturalist Linda Spielman will lead a trip to discover what’s been visiting the Lindsay-Parsons Biodiversity Preserve. This trip will focus on interpreting animal behavior by identifying various tracks and other signs.

Please dress appropriately for the weather.


The Lindsay-Parsons Biodiversity Preserve is located in West Danby, about 8 miles from Ithaca. Take Rt. 13 south from Ithaca, then take Rt. 34/96 south to West Danby. Most of the preserve is located on the east side of the highway, across from Sylvan Drive and the West Danby Fire Station. Parking is available about 1/2 mile south of Sylvan Drive, on the east side of the road. Entrance to the parking lot is at the top of a hill.


Please check this web page for updates. For weather-related inquiries or driving instructions, please contact the Land Trust at

Please refrain from bringing dogs as they may impede the observation of wildlife.

If there is not enough snow at the preserve, this trip may be moved to Hammond Hill State Forest.

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