Workshops

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Monthly Local Tracking Workshop

This one-day class happens on the 2nd Saturday of every month. We meet at the Arcata Community Center and caravan to the day's field location, where we examine the tracks and signs of Humboldt's abundant wildlife  from  sandpipers to mountain lions. We will discuss wildlife behavior, local research and ecological history, and traverse wild landscapes. Bring lunch, water, and layers. 

  • $50/participant

  • 25 participant maximum

  • Class fills, so be sure to register!

  • Free for kids 12 & under with parent

  • Meet at 9 am on the second Saturday of each month at the Arcata Community Center parking lot 

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Tracking & Wildlife Behavior

  • $1,000/day

  • $2,500/3 days

  • $4,000/5 days

  • 20 participant maximum

A field course for those interested in advancing their tracking skills and ecological literacy. Located in the ecosystem of your choice, we explore the lives of animals and their ecological interactions through the interpretation of tracks and signs and discussions of wildlife behavior. All experience levels and ages welcome.  

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Track & Sign Expert

  • $1,000/day

  • $2,500/3 days

  • $4,000/5 days

  • 20 participant maximum

  • 40% off for Cybertracker Certified Participants

This course is for wildlife professionals and those seeking Cybertracker Track & Sign Specialist Certification. We focus in depth on your teams specific training needs, or in preparing participants for Cybertracker Evaluations. From ants to sea lions, we will train your team to interpret and recognize the signs they create. 

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Trailing Expert

  • $1,000/day

  • $2,500/3 days

  • $4,000/5 days

  • 4 participant maximum

  • 40% off for Cybertracker Certified Participants

For those interested in following tracks and finding animals. For biologists, wildlife filmmakers, hunters and tracking enthusiasts, this is a physically demanding field course  for a small group. We will learn to follow tracks, interpret behavior, and safely approach and interact with wild animals.  

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Custom Course

  • $1,000/day

  • $2,500/3 days

  • $4,000/5 days

  • 4 participant maximum

  • 40% off for Cybertracker Certified Participants

For those with highly specific research objectives, or just a particular vision for a trip to a special location, we will work with you to create a course that meets your needs. Contact me directly and we can start working out the details!