Online Courses & Content

Providing High-Quality Nature-Connection Courses & Content.

Anytime, Anywhere.

From free content to fee-based expert courses, I’m constantly expanding my online presence to best serve you. Read on to learn about current and past online courses.

Online Wildlife Tracker Training

Tracker Training Session Listings

Can’t make it in person to study wildlife tracking? Live too far from the usual workshop places? Sign up for one (or more) of these affordable, monthly wildlife tracker training sessions focusing on the tracks and sign of mammals, birds, herptiles and invertebrates. Originally designed to prepare those with an upcoming wildlife track and sign evaluation, these classes are useful to anyone brushing up on their wildlife tracking skills. The classes give provide breadth (many track and sign pics) an depth (deep dive natural history & stories).


  • Length: Each class recording is a 90-minute lesson, facilitated by Dan & Bill.
  • Cost: only $20 per session! Get yours now!

Trainers: Dan Gardoqui of Lead with Nature has been training and mentoring wildlife trackers for over 20 years. He is an expert naturalist, bird language specialist and registered Maine Guide. Bill Marple has trained trackers for nearly two decades, mostly via the Tracker School and the United State Marine Corps, where he served for 8 years. Both Bill & Dan are dedicated to passing on the skills of tracking through their work.

Bird Migration: An Epic Journey

Check Back in Spring of 2023 for Next Class Dates

Come join Dan as he shares his passion and knowledge about the feats, perils and fascinating facts regarding bird migration. Content will include bird natural history; fall raptor migration identification tips; a deep dive on a weekly focal species’ migration story; and much more.

This course involves both live online sessions as well as opportunities in-between classes for more learning. Join weekly sessions live (via Zoom) and/or watch the recordings at your leisure.

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Ever wonder how millions of birds successfully prepare for and survive one of the most amazing feats of nature year after year? BIRD MIGRATION is truly Epic Journey.

  • Live, interactive sessions with Dan & your classmates (optional)
  • Personalized connection with an expert naturalist and birder
  • True Stories of Migration that will expand your mind and awareness.
  • Anytime Access to recordings of our live sessions.
  • Exclusive content on a dedicated course page.
  • Optional Assignments & Challenges to push you further.


  • Dates: 2023 Dates not yet released
  • Times: Live sessions run from 7:00-8:30pm EST – Wednesday Evenings.
  • Access: Registered students access a course page with bonus materials
  • Tuition: $149

Each class session will include: up-to-date curricular content, first-hand stories; bird migration updates; and guidance, challenges and assignments (optional) for the class.

“Learn A Bird” – YouTube Series

  • “LEARN A BIRD” is a popular series on my YouTube channel. These short, informative videos focus on common birds in North America. I mimic the birds, show you what they look like in a bird book and tell you little-known secrets. IF you like it, be sure to subscribe!

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