WildTrack reaches finals of the AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards!

“The AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards celebrate the achievements of individuals and organizations who have applied unmanned systems technology to create solutions to address a range of challenges affecting business and society,” said Brian Wynne, president and CEO of AUVSI. “AUVSI is pleased to recognize these finalists for their perseverance and dedication…

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WildTrack Annual Report 2019 now out

We’re happy to share our 2019 WildTrack Annual Report, detailing our work throughout 2019. We always welcome feedback, thoughts, suggestions and new ideas so please read it and tell us what you like, what we could do better, and what you’d like to see moving forward. Huge thanks to the…

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Our first USA FIT Workshop!

Neoichnology. The science of footprints. Footprints for wildlife conservation. Last week something remarkable happened. A group of wildlife conservationists, physicists, geologists, security experts, computer scientists, statisticians, drone experts and engineers from all over the world got together to discuss a different approach to wildlife monitoring. A non-invasive approach, one that…

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Honoured to be JMP Superusers!

What led two rhino conservationists working in a remote area of Africa to discover a better way of keeping track of rhino? The answer is JMP software. We had some novel ideas, and JMP allowed us to test and implement them, resulting in our Footprint Identification Technique (FIT), and other…

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senseFly with WildTrack and Kuzikus

Can senseFly’s eBee X help us monitor rhino and other wildlife in Africa?  We’re here in Namibia trialing this awesome drone using many different parameters and on-board sensors.  We’re super grateful to Robert Leake of senseFly Europe for his expertise in challenging conditions, and to the Reinhard family at Kuzikus…

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ConservationFIT presents at the annual AZA meeting

This CFIT presentation was given to the Conservation Technology session at the September 2019 AZA Annual Meeting in New Orleans. Schwartz, K. and Jewell, Z. September 2019. ConservationFIT: AZA Big Cat Footprints Contribute to Conservation Monitoring in the Wild. 2019 AZA Annual Meeting Proceedings, New Orleans, LA  

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Mapping Drones for Wildlife Conservation!

WildTrack is partnering with the US leading fixed-wing drone manufacturer senseFly to explore the use of their excellent integrated drone mapping systems for wildlife monitoring. A few days ago we visited the Duke Marine Lab at Beaufort, NC, with senseFly, to test out senseFly’s new eBee X drone.  Here’s what…

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