_MG_7032David Moskowitz teaches classes, leads expeditions, and gives presentations on wildlife tracking and other natural history topics around the United States and beyond. He was the lead wildlife tracking instructor at Wilderness Awareness School for many years and regularly teaches seminars for the North Cascades Institute as well as many other educational organizations. (Click here for a list up comimg classes.)

David Moskowitz is an expert in the field of wildlife tracking, Northwest mammals and regional conservation issues. He is a gifted educator and an engaging and witty public speaker blending his deep subject matter knowledge with a sincere love of teaching and engaging others with natural world. He has years of experience working with teachers, wilderness guides, biologists, field technicians, and the general public.

Custom Educational Programs and Presentations

Organizations and individuals often contract with David Moskowitz to design presentations, classes, and trainings to meet their specific needs. Formats vary depending on interest, from evening slide shows featuring David’s breathtaking wildlife and landscape photography and specimen collection to multiday field based programs throughout North America.  Learn more »


David Moskowitz provides professional consulting regarding wildlife projects and wildlife issues. Areas of specific expertise include:

  • Using wildlife tracking techniques, either independently or in conjunction with other non-invasive research techniques, for scientific research, mitigation studies, and conservation initiatives.
  • Practical knowledge of the natural history and ecology of North American mammals, and skill in locating low density and inconspicuous species using wildlife tracking techniques independently and in conjunction with other noninvasive techniques, literature research, and historic GIS data.
  • Design, implementation, and leadership of wildlife field projects, expeditions, outdoor education programming, and citizen science initiatives.

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David Moskowitz is one of those rare people who can both lead and listen. His expertise in tracking speaks for itself, but his exceptional ability to share his skills with others is rooted in patience and generosity. Moreover, his passion for wildlife is an inspiration to all who are fortunate enough to spend time with him in the field.

Paula Mackay, Research Associate, Western Transportation Institute and co-editor of Noninvasive Survey Methods for Carnivores

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