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"Snapshot Wisconsin" Uses Citizen Science to Aid Wildlife

Friday, April 12, 2019

"Snapshot Wisconsin" Uses Citizen Science to Aid Wildlife

What do you do if you have more than 6,000 blocks of habitat to survey for wildlife management, but you don’t have anywhere near the number of biologists or field technicians needed to accomplish the task? Answer: If you are a research scientist with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), you come up with a wild idea. You ask the public if it would be willing to help. You ask if state residents would set up and monitor thousands of trail cameras in areas of suitable habitat across the state. And you’d call it Snapshot Wisconsin.

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