TRACKING INTENSIVE

This superb course lays thorough foundations for tracking skills in a wild river valley setting.

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Date
TBC
price
£445
Location
Dartmoor
Suitability
Adults
Age Range
adults

Overview

A rich blend of classroom study with time in the field on the trail of Dartmoor’s wildlife, delivered by one of the world’s best tracking instructors. Don’t miss the chance!

Through a combination of class time and field time, you will become grounded in the context for what wildlife tracking is, and particularly how it is relevant to a variety of people: from wildlife scientists, to conservationists, or simply for people who want to be more connected to the natural world. The art and science of tracking offers a holistic ecological window into the happenings of the living world around us.

In this course, you will gain the skillset to start, or to continue, exploring the vast world of wildlife tracking. We will cover:

  • Natural history and wildlife of the region
  • Basic wildlife foot physiology and morphology
  • Clear print identification
  • Behaviour and wildlife sign interpretation
  • Track aging
  • How wildlife interacts with landscapes
  • The fundamentals of following animal trails
  • The art of inquiry and questioning

 

Leader: Marcus Reynerson

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