Welcome to Earth Skills!
We’re specialists in animal tracking, nature awareness, wilderness survival, plant uses, primitive skills, Native American culture and earth philosophy.
There are many resources available on this site for free download or purchase, as well as information about the many classes we offer in California. We train novices, experienced outdoorspeople, professional field biologists, rangers, teachers and school groups. We also facilitate vision quests and provide nature-based leadership and personal development training.
We welcome you to join us as you connect with nature and advance your outdoor skills!
We hope to see you in a class!
New and Upcoming
August 22 Guided Tracking Practice: Deer Tracking at 8200 feet--we will map bedding & feeding areas connecting them to principal travel routes to understand late-summer deer behavior. You will trail indiviudual deer for great practice reading gait changes and mood. Open to Basic Tracking graduates. Escape the lowland heat and enjoy some fun tracking.
Look at sample pages of Mammal Tracking Workbook II: Gaits & Track Interpretation
View Gaits for Trackers Videos for your tracking study!
HOW TO LEARN TRACKING
WALK WITH THE ANIMAL INTUITIVE TRACKING
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