Summer Wild Turkey Sighting Survey
|Goal||Help study reproductive health of wild turkeys.|
|Task||Count young turkeys in New York state.|
Partner with New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to monitor turkeys in the wild. The DEC seeks wildlife lovers in every county to help them observe and count young male and female turkeys (also known as Jakes and Jennies) in August. This survey sheds light on the interaction between weather, environment and flock vitality. It also helps determine fall hunting potential.
|How to Join||
A survey form with detailed instructions is available here: http://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/48732.html.
|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|
|Type of Activity||On a walk, run, On a hike, In the car|
|Tags||bird, birding, count, counting|
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