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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

Snapshot Wisconsin on CBS58 in Milwaukee
The nature kindergarten at Woodside Elementary in Sussex has been hosting a Snapshot Wisconsin camera for the last few years. This program shares how the kids are engaged in the project and how other people in Southeastern Wisconsin can get involved now that the project has opened statewide.
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Awesome trail cam images of animals wintering in Wisconsin
The Snapshot Wisconsin project is a citizen-based science initiative that uses trail cameras to document what’s going on in the woodlands and other wild places when no one is looking. The project relies heavily on volunteers. The citizen scientists…
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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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Last revised: Tuesday September 03 2019