Your Guides

Michał Figura

Guide, Lecturer

Michał has a BSc in Political Sciences from the University of Humanities and Economics in Łódź. He is a wildlife photographer and for the last 15 years has been a field guide, involved in studies on large carnivores. His primary study area is located in the Western Carpathians, but he also tracks wolves in western and central Poland. He is a Member of the Board for the Association for Nature „Wolf”.

Hollie Standall

Guide, Lecturer

Hollie has a BSc (Hons) in Environmental Science and an MSc in Conservation, both from Nottingham Trent University. In the UK she works as a Ranger and is a keen hiker, nature photographer and all round wildlife enthusiast. 

Sabina Nowak

Special guest

She complited her PhD on the ecology of wolf population in the Western Carpathian Mountains. Her research interests covers mainly ecology, behaviour, genetics, conservation of large carnivores and impact of transport infrastructure on habitat connectivity.  She is an author of numerous scientific and popular articles and books about wolf ecology.

Robert Mysłajek

Special guest

Ph.D. in biology at the Institute of Nature Conservation Polish Academy of Sciences in Kraków. He is particularly interested in animal ecology, animal genetics and conservation biology. He is a head of the conservation genetics group in the Institute of Genetics and Biotechnology at the Faculty of Biology University of Warsaw.