Learn to identify and follow wildlife using tracks and sign, with George Leoniak, a widely recognized animal tracker. Leoniak will give a Level 1 Track and Sign Certification course Sunday, October 7, beginning at the Antioch University New England (AUNE) campus in Keene, New Hampshire. AUNE’s Division of Continuing Education and Community Outreach is offering the course.
The cost of the one-day workshop is $125. Participants who successfully complete the Level 1 Track and Sign certification evaluation process will receive a certificate from CyberTracker Conservation, a globally recognized nonprofit organization that has established an international standard for assessing wildlife tracking skills.
The workshop is limited to fourteen people, and enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. Find out how to sign up for the course and make a registration payment by credit card
Contact [email protected], or 603-283-2108 with questions.
Participants will meet rain or shine at 8:30 a.m., October 7, in AUNE’s main parking lot. After a brief orientation to the day, participants will travel by carpool less than 30 minutes to a nearby site where they will spend the entire day in the field. Bring your own bag lunch and drink, and wear shoes and clothing appropriate for walking and spending the day outdoors in potentially rough terrain.
About George Leoniak
With more than fifteen years of experience, Leoniak holds Track and Sign Specialist certificates for New England and Southern California, in addition to a Trailing Specialist certification. He is recognized as a Track and Sign Evaluator by CyberTracker Conservation in North America.
Leoniak has studied with renowned tracking teachers Paul Rezendes, Mark Elbroch, Jon Young, Charles Worsham, and Tom Brown Jr. He is also a graduate of the Kamana Naturalist Program.
Leoniak holds an MS in conservation biology from AUNE, and has a B.A. from Marlboro College in biology and psychology. He teaches Field Mammalogy at AUNE and conducts field research on wildlife corridors throughout New England.
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