Citizen Scientists: Looking for an extra hike to sign up for?

Here is a list of priority trails that we want to cover 4 times this season. If you are interested in hiking one of these trails and collecting scats, please email me at cascadescarnivore@gmail.com.
Thanks! Jocelyn

Goat Rocks
White Pass to Hogback
Snowgrass Trail to Cispus Pass
Goat Lake – wolverine detected in this area in 2009

Indian Heaven
Trail 29 Placid Lake to Pacific Crest Trail
Trail 171 Indian Racetrack to Pacific Crest Trail

Mt Adams
Riley Trail to Burnt Rock
Muddy Meadows Trail to Foggy Flats
Foggy Flats to Devil's Garden

Mt Hood
Timberline Trail – Elk Cove to Cairn Basin
Timberline Trail – Cooper Spur to Elk Cove
Timberline Trail – Cooper Spur to Gnarl Ridge
Eliot Moraine Hike
Timberline Trail - Timberline to Paradise Park (12 mi RT)
Mazama Trail to Cairn Basin
Divide Trail (Badger Creek Wilderness)

Mt Rainier northeast
Emmons Glacier View
Sourdough Ridge
Frying Pan TH to Summerland
Buroughs Loop Trail
White River to Glacier Basin (optional: onward to St Elmo Pass)

Mt Rainier northwest
Paul Peak Trail

Mt Rainier southwest
Eagle Peak (7.2 mi RT)
Paradise River Trail
Kautz Creek Trail (at least 6 miles out, 12 miles RT)
Skyline Trail: Paradise to Panorama Point

Mt St Helens
June Lake to Ape Canyon
Windy Ridge to Loowit Falls
Johnston Ridge Observatory to Spillover
Redrock Pass TH to Loowit Trail
Ape Canyon to Loowit
Mt Margaret Backcountry: Norway Pass Th to Panhandle Lake
Boundary Trail: Bear Meadow
Boundary Trail: Independence Pass

Norse Peak
Chinook Pass - Pacific Crest Trail north to Sourdough Gap (7 mi RT)
Sourdough Gap to Bear Gap (4 mi RT)
Crystal Mountain Trail to Bear Gap Trail

Tatoosh Wilderness
Tatoosh Lakes Trail


Mt Rainier red fox denning activity ...... or lack thereof.

Some of our well-known Cascade red foxes have been seen at Paradise on the south side of the park but there is no evidence of denning activity at the den sites that we monitor. Below are some photos of one female, and some other species who visited one den site.
Female Cascade red fox

Same female Cascade red fox

Ruffed grouse

Hoary marmot

Pine grosbeak (female)