Camera Traps

19th - 20 th Nov 2022 | KCRE, Agumbe

Are you an aspiring wildlife student, early career researcher, photographer, citizen scientist, or nature enthusiast eager to learn about deploying camera traps?

This hands-on field technique workshop is for you!

Here is what you will learn...

Monitoring wildlife

Capture-recapture methodology: 
  • Basic principles and methods of capture-recapture
  • Identifying locations for camera traps
  • Preparing maps
  • Deploying camera traps 
Camera trapping: 
  • Make a working plan and establish field protocols
  • Design data forms for data collection
  • Check camera traps
  • Record field observations
  • Document and manage data
Data analysis: 
  • Processing images
  • Identifying individuals
ON-FIELD: This hands-on field workshop blends in both theory and practical sessions. Under the guidance of experts, you will set up, and deploy a camera trap, and record data on the field.

Meet the Team

Course Facilitators

Malaika Mathew Chawla

Research Assistant
Holématthi Nature Foundation and Nature Conservation Foundation
Malaika is working on leopard ecology project that monitor long-term population trends of leopards in the forests of southern Karnataka.
She also works on understanding the ecology of small mammals like rusty-spotted cats in these forests.

Shravan Suthar

Research Assistant
Holématthi Nature Foundation and Nature Conservation Foundation
Shravan started his journey in the wildlife space at Kuvempu University where he completed his Master’s in Wildlife and Management.
Being passionate about nature, he is inclined towards studying the ecology of carnivores, human-wildlife conflict, and GIS techniques.

Course Director

Dr Sanjay Gubbi

Senior Scientist, Nature Conservation Foundation
Programme Head, Holématthi Nature Foundation
A passionate wildlife biologist and conservationist, Sanjay works extensively on the conservation of large carnivores like tigers and leopards, understanding their population biology, proposing conservation policies for their protection, and minimising human-wildlife conflict.
He holds a PhD in Leopard Ecology and Conservation.
Sanjay was awarded the Whitley Award (Green Oscars) in 2017 as well as the Co-Existence Award (2019) among several others for his work, and has authored several books and articles in English and Kannada.


Open to ALL above 15 years.

Dates: 19 & 20th Nov 2022

Time : 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Maximum participants: Only 20.

First come first serve basis.



Kalinga Centre for Rainforest Ecology

Kalinga Mane
Guddekeri, Agumbe Hobli
Thirthahalli Taluk, Shivamogga-577411


Cost: Rs.7050 /-

Includes: Accommodation in Tents / Dorm (on a shareable basis), food(all meals), program charges, and materials.
Excludes: Transportation to the venue and personal expenses.

Participation certificate will be awarded on completion of the course.