Wildlife ACT course
Live instructor engagement sessions - 8 learning hours - discussion forums and access to a whole host of extra learning through journal articles, YouTube and Podcasts.


All course content and recorded sessions can be completed at your own pace until access to the course closes (5 weeks access)


The Wildlife ACT Way!


The tracking & monitoring of endangered and priority species is a crucial skill within conservation management. Conservation of our protected areas, their flora, fauna, biotic and abiotic components, the job of a team of dedicated conservationists. With us, you can learn to become one of the team.


Tracking and monitoring are core aspects of Wildlife ACT’s on-the-ground operations, be these through monitoring and tracking technology, our support and partnering with K9 anti-poaching dog units and our ultlisation of the skills of incredible trackers.


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If you are a returning student please enquire about a qualifying discount!

Wildlife ACT course
Learn to traditionally read tracks, scats & signs

Tracking is integral to the knowledge of animal movement. Without this knowledge we cannot grow our protected areas, monitor our priority species, track the poachers that threaten our endangered wildlife. 

Wildlife ACT course
Learn wildlife monitoring through camera trapping & surveying

Learn how to place camera traps, how to conduct game and vegetation surveys, how to track using telemetry and tracking collars. Put your knowledge to the test in short quizzes and in live Q&A sessions.

Wildlife ACT course
Learn about habitat and vegetation surveys

Learn about invase plant species management, fire as a habitat management tool, survey techniques and mistakes and the art of assessing where an ecosystem is healthy. Learn also about species capture and relocation.

Endangered & priority species: Conservation & habitat management


  Introduction to Endangered and Priority Species
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  Instructor and Learner-to-Learner Engagement Sessions
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€119

Endangered and Priority Species (8 September)

Conservation and Habitat Management covering the most up-to-date, in-field conservation techniques and practices

‘This in-depth learning experience introduces students and budding conservationists, either at the beginning or mid-way through their career, to the core aspects of conservation practices in Africa, covering the most up-to-date, in-field conservation techniques and practices – wildlife monitoring, track and sign identification, camera trapping as a conservation tool, capture and relocation and the part it plays in conservation management, conservation and habitat monitoring, wildlife crime and the illegal wildlife trade as well as the importance of community conservation within and around any protected area. ‘

Wildlife ACT course

Hi, I'm Megan!

Wildlife Monitor and Conservation Course Instructor.

I am here to help guide the paths of all the inquisitive conservationists out there! When not in the field getting hands dirty with practical work and monitoring, I spend my time putting my conservation knowledge to the test with research reports and creating new activities for when I can get into the field next!

Hujambo, I'm Hollie M'gog!

Author, safari guide, field instructor & online teacher


A gregarious loner interested in all the wild places of the world with a passion for science communication (biology, conservation ecology and wildlife management) and the relaying of natural history through experiential learning and the age old art of storytelling. Born and brought up in rural Kenya, worked in Uganda, Tanzania, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe and committed to dedicating my life to conservation education.

Wildlife ACT course
All the funds raised from this course are helping to keep Wildlife ACT operational during these COVID pandemic times. By simply taking the course, you are helping to support the work that we do to protect wildlife, thank you.