The Wildlife Specialization courses are required to acquire a PAWGI Wildlife specialization, and is geared towards PAWGI certified Wilderness Guides and above. These courses reviews Folklore, Human Conflicts, Status & Conservation, Biology, Range, and Habitat, Behavior, as well as Observation.

The following Wildlife Specialization courses are offered: Wolf, Bear, and Caribou.

The PAWGI Wildlife specialization for Certified Wilderness Guides and above requires three Wildlife Specialization courses.
The program is entirely delivered through an online course composed of 6 modules: FolkloreHuman ConflictsStatus & ConservationBiology, Range & HabitatBehaviorObservation

Each module includes a set of materials to be reviewed, in the form of videos, documents, and scientific papers. The candidate also writes a quiz after each module, and upon completion of all modules, a final paper.

Course is completed at the participant's own pace.
Following successful completion of the course, candidates will have acquired specialized knowledge with respect to specific wildlife, and more specifically the relations between people and the species, human conflicts, status and conservation, biology, range, and habitat, behaviour, and bear observation.

Further, certification is achieved through the Professional Association of Wilderness Guides and Instructors (PAWGI) upon completion of all course modules, assignments, and/or online quizzes, with a passing mark of 80% or higher.
This course is open to everyone 18 year or older. However, candidates wishing to use this course towards the PAWGI Wildlife Specialization need to hold a current a PAWGI Certified Wilderness Guide certification or higher.

You will need to apply directly through the Professional Association of Wilderness Guides and Instructors (PAWGI) upon successful completion of this course, together with two additional wildlife specialization courses, if you wish to receive a Wildlife specialization.
Courses start every week, subject to instructor availability, and there is no time limit to complete the course. The course includes all required course materials in an electronic format (the purchase of actual textbook is therefore not required), all tuition fees, as well as access to one or more PAWGI certified Wilderness Instructors.

» REGISTER NOW! (Wolf Specialization Course Online) - USD 199.
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» REGISTER NOW! (Caribou Specialization Course Online) - USD 199.
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