Custom Training Areas

Our experienced staff offers custom training in wildlife tracking and bird language skills. We work with you to design a training program based on your needs and our skills. Our approach to custom training focuses not only on content but also on making authentic connections with your people and organizational goals.

Wildlife Tracking

White Pine Programs has multiple Certified Wildlife Trackers and experienced educators on staff. These skilled individuals offer custom training in wildlife track and sign identification for a variety of applications, including: biological fieldwork; snow track surveys; environmental impact assessments; ecological inventories. Working in conjunction with Cybertracker Conservation, we also offer Wildlife Track & Sign Evaluations (winter & summer) that enable adults to earn an internationally-recognized certification. Check our calendar to look for upcoming Wildlife Tracking Evaluations. Note: Certain wildlife tracking training programs are eligible for contact hours via The Wildlife Society in the following areas:

  • Certified Wildlife Biologist Renewal Program
  • Professional Development Certificate Program
  • (Please contact us to inquire about contact hours before registering)

Past clients include: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service, New England Forestry Foundation, State Fish & Game Agencies, State Cooperative Extension Services, University of New Hampshire, United States Department of Defense, The Wildlife Society, and many nature connection schools. To schedule a custom training in wildlife tracking, contact us.

Bird Language

Co-founder Dan Gardoqui is known as one of the top experts in the field “bird language” – the science and art of understanding interspecies communication. Dan has been sharing his knowledge on this topic for nearly 20 years across North America, Europe & Africa. Dan co-designed a permanent exhibit on the topic at the Boston Museum of Science and served as science and audio editor for the top-selling bird language book “What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World.” Dan’s uncanny mimicry abilities and unique perspective on birds was also featured in this short film. Our bird language experts are certified by Bird Language Leaders, an internationally-recognized center for bird language learning. To schedule a custom training in bird language skills, go to our Contact Us page.