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California Roadkill Observation System

Main Project Information
Presented By Road Ecology Center
Goal Understand the factors that contribute to roadkill
Task Add your roadkill observations.
Where California, United States of America California

Volunteer scientists report their observations of roadkill (animals killed after collision with a vehicle) with an easy-to-use form. Roadkill data can be analyzed by observers and will be used to understand where roadkill occurs and the severity of the impact to wildlife species.

How to Join

Volunteers can go to the registration page at: to sign up. You can contact us if you have problems registering. Once signed up, just use the form to report roadkills. You can use mapping web-sites and animal identification web sites to help with the "where" and "what" of your report.

Ideal Age Group High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families, Seniors
Ideal Frequency Just once
Average Time Less than an hour
Spend the Time outdoors
Type of Activity In the car, On a walk, run
Tags california, car, roadkill, wildlife
Project Updated 05/23/2018