Wildlife ACT course
"A perfect course if you want to lay the groundwork for a career in conservation."

"An ideal way to build an interest, an appreciation for the age-old art of tracking and learn about the wider applications of tracking through technology."


In this course, Wildlife ACT takes the many years of experience from its oldest and its best trackers, and combines it into one 8 week course taught by Megan Hudson and Hollie M’gog, two experienced field & experiential teaching personnel!

The Wildlife ACT Way!


Tracking is a crucial skill within conservation management – that expert tracker may not be you, but, if you can learn to build your awareness of the ground, aerial and vocal clues that surround us, then you will be better versed, more rounded in your understanding for the contribution that tracking makes to the conservation of our protected areas.


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


Contact Wildlife ACT here for more detail or any queries


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
Interactive 'Scene Investigations' & useful career advice

Tracking is a learning process, no-one knows it all, it is a puzzle to solve and it is about learning to get to know the animals you are tracking – their behaviours, their traits, their nuances.

Wildlfe ACT course
Tracking technologies & their uses in the conservation field

Learn about our use of traditional tracking, technology tracking, AI, macine learning and more in the onging cat-and-mouse game to keep our priority species alive and away from poaching harm.

Tracking for Conservationists: Spoor, signs & tracking technologies


  Introduction to Tracking for Conservationists
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  Instructor Engagement Sessions
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  Week 1-4: Tradtional Tracking (Spoor, Signs & Scat)
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  Week 2
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  Week 3
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  Week 4
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  Week Five: Learner-to-Learner Engagement
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  Week 6-8: Exciting Tracking Technologies
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  Week Seven
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  Week Eight
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  Wrapping Up
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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
Wildlife ACT course

Hi, I'm Megan!

Wildlife Monitor and Conservation Course Instructor.


With over 5 years experience in the Zululand field, 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!

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.