Join us live 23rd May 2017 at SAS!

EVENT to celebrate the International Day for Biological Diversity  Conservation from the Ground Up: Recreational visitors and citizen scientists to help make WildTrack’s Next Big Step… Join us live at 1000hrs 23rd May 2017. For more than 15 years, WildTrack’s Dr Zoe Jewell and Dr Sky Alibhai have monitored endangered species…

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It’s International Day for Biological Diversity, 22nd May 2017!

ConservationFIT is launching today, 22nd May 2017!  Come and join us! Roam through our new site,  learn how to collect footprint images, and help us celebrate and share our mission on social media! Check out our post on National Geographic:  http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2017/05/21/smartphones-and-drones-launch-conservationfit-on-the-international-day-for-biological-diversity/  

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Endangered Species Day 19th May 2017

   Today is Endangered Species Day! WildTrack‘s ConservationFIT project is going to be working with the Namibian Rhino Custodians in June and July to help them set up a cost-effective rhino monitoring programme, using FIT from JMP from SAS as the analytical core. Image data from the programme will be used…

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New publication in PLoS ONE

Calling puma conservationists!  Monitoring the puma is challenging; they are shy and elusive. We’ve just published a new, non-invasive approach using footprint identification: Alibhai S, Jewell Z, Evans J (2017) The challenge of monitoring elusive large carnivores: An accurate and cost-effective tool to identify and sex pumas (Puma concolor) from footprints. PLOS ONE 12(3):…

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New WildTrack merchandise!

Our new WildTrack T-shirts are here!  Get FIT with our T-shirts or customise for other products.  Sprint like a cheetah, charge like a rhino, or just chill like a panda!  All profits to WildTrack. Now available on www.zazzle.com/WildTrack

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ConservationFIT from WildTrack

ConservationFIT from WildTrack is a new initiative to help roll-out a new technique to monitor endangered species.  Species are being lost at up to 1000 times pre-human rates, and without reliable monitoring data we can’t hope to address the problem.  Our approach to monitoring is non-invasive, and community-friendly. So what’s…

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FIT for Otters in Suffolk

FIT is being used to identify otters in collaboration with the Suffolk-based Stanny Field Centre in the UK (http://www.stannyfarm.org/Field/otterProj.html).  This Centre recently hosted the first FIT otter workshop, taught by Frederick Kistner, an otter ecologist.  It was a great success, and the first step towards monitoring the ongoing recovery of…

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