Tracking Fundamentals

Suitable for: Individuals over 16; Wildlife photographers; Bushcraft / Wildlife / Tracking enthusiasts

Previous Experience Required: None


This day-long course will introduce you to the fundamentals of tracking wildlife (and people) and is suitable for individuals over 16.

During the course you will be shown how to identify tracks and signs, trails  and runs, feeding and other signs. You will also be shown field-craft techniques to enable you to get up close and personal with the woodland and forest inhabitants. The day includes:

Making the most of what we’ve got – Using our senses in the woods

Animal senses

History of tracking

Compression shapes

Feeding and other signs

Homes, trails and runs

Field-craft techniques

Introduction to the use of camera traps

Getting close to wildlife: Baits, calls, and attractants

Wildlife observation techniques – How to get close

Use of local woodland resources

Bird dynamics

Sketch mapping


The course will run on a Saturday from 10:00 to 16: 30.

We will break for lunch at Hatfield Forest cafe.

We will send you joining instructions including a map to the meeting point after you have paid the balance or paid in full.

You will be sent an an additional kit list and special instructions with your joining instructions.

Sorry, no dogs.

Before booking – please ensure you have read the terms and conditions on the right. By continuing to the booking site we assume you agree to the terms and conditions.

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