Wildlife Tracking for Conservation
Natural History Live by Dan Puplett
Wildlife tracking is one of the oldest human skills and is still relevant today. We will explore how reading tracks and signs help us to understand the natural world in much greater depth. Tracking is also a valuable conservation tool and we will look at how many of us, whether amateur naturalists, citizen scientists or professional ecologists, can benefit from honing our tracking skills.
FSC Natural History Live webinars are free online learning experiences for adults, comprising of a 30-40 minute talk from a guest speaker, followed by a question and answer session. We host them on Zoom and we will send out joining instructions on the day of the event. Sign up for the FSC Biodiversity newsletter to find out about our other online learning opportunities and receive exclusive discounts.
Tutor: Dan PuplettDan Puplett is a naturalist, conservationist and outdoor educator. He has been involved in a wide range of conservation projects, and worked for Trees for Life for over 10 years. Dan is a certified wildlife tracker and has helped to lead lynx and wolf tracking surveys in Slovakia. As a freelance instructor he teaches naturalist skills, bushcraft and nature awareness to all ages. www.danpuplett.net
These Natural History Live webinars are made available to all at no cost. If you would like to contribute to the Natural History Live webinar programme you can do so by selecting the option to attend at a cost of £5. All donated fees contribute financially towards supporting adult learning opportunities for a range of audiences with the FSC.
Attendee (Online) - select if you would like to attend at a cost of £5 (all donated fees go towards supporting our adult natural history training programme)
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The usual format of Natural History Live virtual events is:
- 5 minute intro by the FSC Biodiversity project team
- 30-40 minute talk presented by guest speaker
- 15-25 minute speaker Q&A session hosted by a FSC staff member