Date to be confirmed ¦ Price: £50 ¦ 9 spaces remaining
This 2 day workshop is subsidised to make it a very accessible learning experience.
The course will cover setup and programming options for several different types of camera trap, pros and cons of each camera type, the best ways to deploy camera traps to gain the desired image, how to collect, transfer, view, sort, interpret and store results and minimise pitfalls, how to design surveys, monitoring schemes and research projects and embed camera traps within public engagement and citizen science projects.
By the end of the course you will be able to operate a variety of different designs of camera traps. you will understand how to deploy them to achieve best results to capture images of a range of mammals and birds in a variety of wildlife monitoring scenarios. you will also learn how to use them as a public engagement or citizen science tool.
Equipment: You will be introduced to different types of camera trap and their various advantages and disadvantages. We have Bushnell, Reconyx, Acorn and Spypoint trail cameras for you to try.