Jim Halfpenny http://wxpr.org en In the Woods: What Halfpenny Sees http://wxpr.org/post/woods-what-halfpenny-sees <p>Earlier this week, we brought you a story about the state’s volunteer carnivore tracking program.&nbsp; Every winter, over a hundred people volunteer to help track wolves for the Wisconsin DNR.</p><p>Today we’ll hear more from Jim Halfpenny. He says he can track anything, even a fish, but he specializes in tracking rare mammals...like wolves or grizzly bears, depending on location.&nbsp; Halfpenny lives in Montana, but every winter he visits Wisconsin to teach a workshop on animal tracking and wolf ecology.&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 12930 at http://wxpr.org In the Woods: What Halfpenny Sees Wolf Trackers: Gathering All the Clues http://wxpr.org/post/wolf-trackers-gathering-all-clues <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wisconsin’s rising wolf population has sparked controversy over the years.&nbsp; It’s also sparked a one-of-a-kind program for keeping tabs on those wolves…a volunteer carnivore tracking program run by the </span>DNR<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p><p>These citizen trackers are quietly helping create one of the best tracking datasets on wolves in the world.&nbsp;</p><p>"So the idea is, pattern on the ground, visualization in the mind, any questions on that?"</p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 15:27:44 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 12904 at http://wxpr.org Wolf Trackers: Gathering All the Clues