Wildlife Tracking Apprenticeship

For:
Adults with a true interest in becoming a more skilled wildlife tracker.

Time:
2018-2019 Dates
Oct. 13-14, Nov. 10-11, Dec. 7-9,
Jan. 12-13Feb. 9-10Mar. 8-10,
Apr. 13-14May 10-12June 8-9

Fee:

Full Year: $2350.00

includes all lodging for 3 remote weekends & free camping on local weekends

 

Select a payment plan at registration
Scholarships available – just click the button to apply

Since 1999, White Pine Programs has promoted the use of wildlife tracking skills for community-minded, educational & scientific purposes. White Pine hosts wildlife tracking evaluations, presents at national conferences, and contributes to local & regional wildlife projects. Additionally, White Pine also uses “inner tracking” as a tool for  professional & personal development.

 

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WHAT IS THE WILDLIFE TRACKING APPRENTICESHIP?

  • An intensive, three-season study in the science and art of wildlife tracking and naturalist studies (including bird language & field ecology).
  • A nine-month program that involves monthly intensive field tracking sessions in a diversity of habitats across New England as well as unique evening presentations on a range of tracking-related topics.

WHO IS THE WILDLIFE TRACKING APPRENTICESHIP FOR?

  • Anyone with a true interest in becoming a more skilled wildlife tracker.
  • Beginning or experienced trackers are welcome; we customize apprentice goals.
  • Repeat apprentices. Some folks take the WPTA 2 or 3 times and learn a lot.

Past apprentices include: Professional biologists, artists, medical doctors, college students, school teachers, environmental educators, permaculturalists, glass cutters, engineers, college professors, administrative assistants, and gap year students.

Note: This programs is eligible for contact hours via The Wildlife Society in the following areas: Certified Wildlife Biologist Renewal Program; Professional Development Certificate Program. Please contact The Wildlife Society for details hours before registering.