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North Carolina's Candid Critters

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Presented By NC Museum of Natural Sciences
Goal Survey mammals across North Carolina using camera traps.
Task Set camera traps, upload images, and identify animals.
Where North Carolina, United States of America

North Carolina's Candid Critters is a statewide camera trap survey run by the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in collaboration with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. This project is focused on surveying mammals across all 100 counties in North Carolina in order to identify what species are living where, providing information that will be used to enhance management and conservation practices.

Participants can use their own cameras (limited to certain brands) or borrow one from us. Cameras borrowed from us can be checked out through participating libraries.

Project Timing The Candid Critters project will start in the eastern counties of North Carolina December 2016. We will expand to central and western NC starting March 2017.
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Expenses $1
Materials List SD Card Reader
Ideal Age Group Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families, Seniors
Ideal Frequency Just once
Average Time Several hours
Tags camera trapping, emammal, girl scouts, wildlife
Project Updated 05/23/2018