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Materials
  1. Maps of Trails in the USA and England (Pickatrail.com)
      Provides maps of trails in the USA and the United Kingdom, especially England. Includes a few pictures from the trails. 2-02

Papers
  1. Hiking and Camping (Altrec.com)
      Provides comprehensive guides for camping and hiking. 2-02

  2. Making Tracks Trail Guides (MakingTracksChallenge.com)
      "The Making TRACKS project is developing a permanent collection of hiking trails throughout the United States with a comprehensive list of common species found on each."

      "We hope to enhance hiking trails by making them into educational nature trails for beginning naturalists, families and schools. Our goal is to foster a deeper appreciation of the natural world and strengthen conservation awareness."

      "Making TRACKS provides downloadable nature guides and species lists for each trail, as well as resources for schools to make their own educational nature trails on school grounds or in nearby communities."

  3. Responding to a Bear Attack (CNN News)
      " 'That nanosecond before the bear hits you we recommend dropping to the ground and playing dead,' he said. 'Put your hands behind your neck so your elbows are protecting the sides of your face. Bears bite to the head and face a lot. By going passive usually they'll let you alone.' "

      " 'People shouldn't fear bears,' he said. 'They should respect them.' Respecting bears, Gunther said, means traveling in large hiking parties, leaving an area where bears are and carrying bear spray, a supersized can of pepper spray to ward off attacks."07-11

Projects
  1. Making Tracks Trail Guides (MakingTracksChallenge.com)
      "The Making TRACKS project is developing a permanent collection of hiking trails throughout the United States with a comprehensive list of common species found on each."

      "We hope to enhance hiking trails by making them into educational nature trails for beginning naturalists, families and schools. Our goal is to foster a deeper appreciation of the natural world and strengthen conservation awareness."

      "Making TRACKS provides downloadable nature guides and species lists for each trail, as well as resources for schools to make their own educational nature trails on school grounds or in nearby communities."

   
   


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