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Maine Audubon Wildlife Road Watch

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Goal No Goal was listed but it’s probably amazing
Task No Task was listed but it’s probably doable
Where 401 holland lane Maine alexandria United States 401 holland lane, alexandria Maine alexandria United States
Description

The Maine Audubon Wildlife Road Watch is a web-based map and database designed to record your observations of road-side and road-killed wildlife.

There are two ways to participate in the project:

1. Entering random wildlife observations from around the state.

2. Regular route surveying for "Adopt A Road".

Information about where wildlife attempt to cross roads, what animals are involved, on what kinds of roads are collisions frequent, and other data can help inform policy, management, and financial investment in reducing road-kill and habitat fragmentation. Maine Audubon scientists will use the data to improve our collective understanding of where wildlife attempt to cross roads and what we can do to reduce road-kill and increase safety for people and wildlife.

Start contributing your own observations today!

How to Join

1. Create an account to help us identify observations from specific observers: http://www.wildlifecrossing.net/maine/user/register.

2. Add observations by specifying what you saw, pinpointing its location on the map, and even uploading your photos (if you took any).

3. Review your observation markers, and see where other citizen scientists are finding road-side wildlife, by browsing our online wildlife observations map.

Website http://www.wildlifecrossing.net/maine/
Required Gear

Computer with Internet access.

Ideal Age Group Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families
Spend the Time outdoors
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Project Updated 05/23/2018