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Snapshot Wisconsin A volunteer-based project for wildlife monitoring

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Let's discover our wildlife together! Snapshot Wisconsin is a partnership to monitor wildlife year-round, using a statewide network of trail cameras. The project provides data needed for wildlife management decision support. It is also a unique opportunity for individuals, families, and students to get involved in monitoring the state’s valuable natural resources.


Snapshot Wisconsin in the headlines


Citizen science in Wisconsin conservation
Can anyone be a scientist? Citizen science and crowdsourcing data have become ways to gather a large amount of data with a small amount of resources. We’ll learn about citizen science and its impact in Wisconsin conservation with our two DNR guests...
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Smith: Snapshot Wisconsin trail cam project poised to go statewide
In one image, a bull elk appears to be taking a selfie. In another, a short-eared owl could be playing "chicken" with the camera. In yet another, a white-tailed deer fawn looks every bit a kid on summer break as it splashes through a creek. These and hundreds of other candid portraits of wild animals in Wisconsin are worthy of publication in a book. But they weren't taken by a professional photographer. And they aren't just compelling images. All were captured on trail cameras set out by volunteers...
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Photos: Wisconsin's remarkable wildlife
White-tail deer. This photo and the others in this gallery are from Snapshot Wisconsin, a citizen-science effort coordinated by the Department of Natural Resources to monitor wildlife and information wildlife management in the state...
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Upcoming events

September

  • September 17, Platteville Public Library, Platteville, WI 530PM – 730 PM
  • September 19, Town Bank, Darlington, WI 6-8PM
  • September 27, Crandon Library, Crandon, WI 230-430PM
  • September 28, Lincoln County Service Center, Merrill, WI 930-1130

October

  • October 2, Adams County Community Center, Adams, WI 6-8PM
  • October 3, Elk Mound, WI, 6-8PM
  • October 8, Norskedalen, LaCrosse, WI 130-330PM
  • October 17, Science Operations Center, Madison, 6-8PM
  • October 23, Waukesha County Courthouse, Waukesha, WI, 230-430PM
  • October 23, Waukesha County Courthouse, Waukesha, WI, 6-8PM
  • October 25, Crossroads at Big Creek, Sturgeon Bay, WI, 6-8PM
  • October 30, UW Extension Office, Sheboygan, WI 6-8PM

November

  • November 1, Spooner, WI 1-3PM
  • November 1, Spooner, WI 5-7PM
  • November 6, Wautoma Library, Wautoma, WI 130-330PM
  • November 6, Wautoma Library, Wautoma, WI 530-730PM
  • November 7, Shawano County Courthouse, Shawano, WI 130-330PM
  • November 7, Shawano County Courthouse, Shawano, WI 530-730PM
  • November 13, Washington County UW-Extension, West Bend, WI 6-8PM

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Last revised: Tuesday September 04 2018