|David Brown's Wildlife Services
12 Hotel Road
Warwick, MA 01378
Tel: 978 544 8175
Tracker-naturalist David Brown provides several services focused on New
- Interpretive programs, including animal tracking and bird programs
- Wildlife inventories, including both mammal tracking and bird surveys
- Docent training for interpretive walk leaders
- Wildlife education planning for organizations
- Encounters presents animal tracking and other wildlife experiences from
David Brown's journal, species profiles, mammal tracking tips and tracking
- Services presents information for prospective program sponsors as well
as information about mammal tracking and bird inventories, docent training
and wildlife education planning.
- About presents a bio and background on David Brown.
websites that contain good information about animal tracking.
- Resources provides reviews and recommendations for books and
This site was last updated on April 19. It is frequently modified with new
programs and information on animal tracking, bird life and other wildlife materials.
Thank you for visiting and check back again.
Calendar of programs - Spring 2013
(Additional programs will be added as they are scheduled; For more information, see
the Quabbin Trails page or the Sponsored Programs page.)
Sunday, April 7. Quabbin Trails tracking 10am-3pm
Saturday, April 27. Wildlife walk at Alewife Reservation, Cambridge, MA. 8-10am.
Sunday, May 5. Quabbin Birds, 10am-3pm (See Quabbin Trails page)
Sunday, May 12. Breakheart Birds, Breakheart Reservation, Saugus, MA. 9-11am.
Unless otherwise credited, all images on this site are the property of David W.
Brown and carry either an inherent or registered copyright.
Trackards for North American Mammals
The Companion Guide to Trackards for North American
by David Brown
Please see the products page.
Spring is upon us. The rhodora
are blooming on northern bogs. The
earth is redolent with odors frozen
under the snow all winter long. The
calls of goshawks echo in the woods.
The accumulated scats of mammals at
different levels of the snowpack
devolve to the single surface of the
Spring and summer are the subtle
seasons, where sign must be picked
out from varied and disguising
backgrounds. The mud on the margins
of beaver ponds, the sand of exposed
shorelines, the soft spring earth,
disturbances to vegetation, all record
the passage of wild animals for the eye
of the observant tracker.