Course: Introduction to Mammal Monitoring

TCV Scotland

Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire
12th November 2018

www.tcv.org.uk/scotland scotland-training@tcv.org.uk 01786 479697 Tricia Burden

Cost: £55

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology


Description -  Basic introduction to monitoring common mammals as an engagement tool. Covering reading tracks, trails and signs, camera trapping, surveying and recording. 

 Indoor session - covering basic ecology; reading the landscape; footprint, hair and spraint ID; basic mammal survey techniques; basic camera trap techniques.

Outdoor session - testing skills in nearby greenspace, recovering and placing camera traps.

Discussion on how these techniques can be used with groups.

Location - SWT Offices, Units 5-7 Napier Way, Wardpark North, Cumbernauld, G68 0EH

What to bring - Please bring a packed lunch, camera, notebook and appropriate footwear. Most of the day will be spent outside, please dress accordingly to the weather.


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