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SDTT Terminology and Designations

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Coyote SDTT Terminology and Designations:

  1. Student Tracker
    Anyone who has completed the Wildlife Survey Training or any of the Tracker/Naturalist classes (or equivalent).

  2. Apprentice Tracker
    Anyone who has completed the Advanced Tracker/Naturalist class (or equivalent) and has enrolled in the SDTT Apprentice Program.

  3. Tracker
    Anyone who has completed their apprentice program.

  4. Senior Tracker
    Status awarded by a master tracker (or a consensus of senior trackers) recognizing a high level of tracking knowledge and skill, or special achievement.

  5. Master Tracker
    Expert level as defined by Louis Liebenberg. Requires a minimum of 10 years experience.

  6. Certified/Professional Tracker
    A tracker who has completed a nationally or internationally recognized certification program.

  7. Mentor
    A senior tracker, or a tracker who has chosen to share his or her expertise with an apprentice or fledgling team.

  8. Transect Leader
    A tracker or senior tracker who has demonstrated the ability and accepted the commitment of being responsible for one or more transects on an ongoing basis.

  9. Instructor
    A tracker or senior tracker who has demonstrated the ability and accepted the commitment of presenting tracking or naturalist training for SDTT classes.

  10. SDTT Donor Member
    Those who contribute financially or are given honorary membership.

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