Gray fox and sun
David Brown's Wildlife Services
12 Hotel Road
Warwick, MA 01378
Tel: 978 544 8175
Home Page
Tracker-naturalist David Brown provides several services focused on New
England wildlife:
  • 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
Site Map:
  • 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.

  • Resources provides reviews and recommendations for books and
websites that contain good information about animal tracking.
This site was last updated on February 20. 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.                   
David Brown

Unless otherwise credited, all images on this site are the property of David W.
Brown and carry either an inherent or registered copyright.
Next Quabbin program:  
Sunday, M
arch 5
Click here for details.

Calendar of  programs -Winter 2016-17
(Additional programs will be added as they are scheduled; For more information, see
Quabbin Trails page or the Sponsored Programs page.

Sunday, February 19. Quabbin Tracking. See the Quabbin Trails page for details.

Saturday, February 25. Winter Tracking at Barre Falls with the Ware River
Nature Club
. See the Sponsored Programs page for details.

Sunday, March 5. Quabbin Tracking. See the Quabbin Trails page for details.

Sunday, March 19. Quabbin Tracking. See the Quabbin Trails page for details.

Sunday, April 2. Quabbin Tracking. See the Quabbin Trails page for details.

Saturday, April 8. Wildlife Tracking at Northwest Park, Windsor, CT. Details TBA.

Saturday, April 16. Quabbin Tracking. See the Quabbin Trails page for details.

The seasons turn. The maples leaves lose their
color and fall. As young animals approach a
winter they have never encountered before, they
must trust to instinct and the tutelage of their
parents during the summer to survive the cold
and snow. Insectivorous birds have left our area
for the south while many seed-eaters remain.
Squirrels and chipmunks rush to top off their
larders with seeds, acorns and hickory nuts. The
hibernators prepare their winter burrows. Deer
fawns exchange their spotted coats for gray and
suddenly become wary, no longer relying on the
watchfulness of their mother. Beavers mud their
lodges into frozen, impregnable refuges and sink
branches into their cache before the energy
withdraws into the roots. Expectation is in the air
with the winey scents of autumn and the first
Books and Identification Cards by David Brown:

  • Trackards for North American Mammals

  • The Companion Guide to Trackards for North American

  • The Next Step: Interpreting Animal Tracks, Trails and Sign

       (See the Products page for more information)