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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Where Traditional Ecology meets Technology

Our blog in the British publication ‘The Ecologist’ highlights how much we still have to learn from traditional ecological knowledge. http://www.theecologist.org/blogs_and_comments/Blogs/2987725/footprint_indentification_technology_where_traditional_ecology_meets_technology.html

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New video publication!

We’ve always wanted to produce a detailed video showing would-be users, our field conservation colleagues, exactly how FIT works, step-by-step…. Now it’s here, thanks to JMP data visualization, and appropriately published in the world’s first peer-reviewed video journal, the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE). Spotting Cheetahs: Identifying Individuals by their…

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Earth Day April 22nd!

It’s our job as conservationists to celebrate the Earth and all her inhabitants, but today is special. Our Earth Day blog is published  by JMP software with a new WildTrack video. http://blogs.sas.com/…/…/spotting-the-cheetah-for-earth-day http://blogs.sas.com/content/jmp/2016/04/22/spotting-the-cheetah-for-earth-day/

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WildTrack features for Business Roundtable (BRT) 2016

Business for Wildlife! We’re thrilled to have been chosen by SAS to feature in the new 2016 roundtable report ‘Create, Grow, Sustain’! SAS is a member of the Business Roundtable (http://businessroundtable.org/about) consisting of leading US companies with $7 trillion in annual revenues.  https://businessroundtable.org/resources/sustainability/2016/companies/sas-sustainability-2016      

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Box turtle neighbourhood watch

The Piedmont Wildlife Center (PWC) in Durham is encouraging citizen scientists to sign up and help monitor Box turtles (Terrapene carolina carolina)) in North Carolina, where sadly they have no protection. WildTrack is working to develop a system to identify individuals from their shell patterns and keep track of their…

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