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Introduction to Animal Tracking

  • Location Derbyshire
  • Duration 7 hours
  • Price from £65.00
  • Survival / Bushcraft
  • Mindful escape
  • Learn new skills
  • Microadventure

Highlights

This 1 day course will introduce you to the concepts of animal tracking and leave you with a greater awareness of your surroundings and what animals are in habiting or passing through it.
During the day you will take part in awareness techniques, learn about different animal paw / hoof prints, their gait patterns and how to interpret them.
We will cover the different sign each animal can give to show their presence and ways of recording them from plaster cast to drawing and photography. Sign can include scat, feeding, hair fibres etc.
We will look at methods of gaining evidence from track traps to nature cameras.
We know we have two different type of deer, badger, fox and squirrel in the woodland so we will find track and sign we can follow and interpret.
You will leave with a greater understanding of your environment and with your senses much more tuned into your surroundings.
WARNING: You may get hooked on it!

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Charity fundraising
  • Corporates
  • Hen / Stag parties

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Details

Day 1

This 1 day course will introduce you to the concepts of animal tracking and leave you with a greater awareness of your surroundings and what animals are in habiting or passing through it. During the day you will take part in awareness techniques, learn about different animal paw / hoof prints, their gait patterns and how to interpret them. We will cover the different sign each animal can give to show their presence and ways of recording them from plaster cast to drawing and photography. Sign can include scat, feeding, hair fibres etc. We will look at methods of gaining evidence from track traps to nature cameras. We know we have two different type of deer, badger, fox and squirrel in the woodland so we will find track and sign we can follow and interpret. You will leave with a greater understanding of your environment and with your senses much more tuned into your surroundings. WARNING: You may get hooked on it!

Effort Level

Relax and unwind whilst exploring the great outdoors

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough

Inclusions

    What's included

  • Drink Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate along with milk and non dairy alternative
  • Equipment All equipment for the session will be provided, just bring a not pad and pen.

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing
  • Waterproofs
  • Food
  • Camping Equipment Camp Chair

Cancellations

Custom Policy

If you cancel your booking: should you, or any member of your party, be forced to cancel your booking you must do so in writing and this letter / email must be signed by the person who signed the booking form. - Where a client cancels a course more than 4 weeks prior to the course date, the deposit is non-refundable. - Where a client cancels a course less than 4 weeks prior to the course date the course fee is non-refundable. Please note all cancellations should be confirmed in writing.

Location

Starting point:

Darley Avenue, Darley Dale, Matlock, DE4 2GB, United Kingdom

Provider

Red Oak Bushcrafts

Red Oak Bushcrafts

Red Oak Bushcrafts is the experience provider for Introduction to Animal Tracking