Cedar Creek – winter newsletter

FoxCedarCreekEyes on the Wild is LIVE! – by Dr. Meredith Palmer and Dr. Caitlin Barale Potter, project scientists.

After months of build-up, we have finally launched Eyes on the Wild, our citizen science project that allows you to dive in to the photos collected by our network of trail cameras! Thank you so much for your patience as we figured out how to structure and build the platform, and a special thanks to those who have already contributed classifications on the online portal!

Eyes on the Wild is an exciting new project based right here at Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve. In late 2017, researchers established over a hundred camera traps across the Cedar Creek to take a peek into the “secret lives” of animals and help us understand how our wildlife interacts with one another and the environment around them. This project is funded by the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund, a pot of money administered by a joint citizen and legislative commission who selects a small number of natural resources-focused projects to fund each year. We are thrilled to have been selected and have been working hard behind the scenes to you an unprecedented glimpse into what our wildlife communities are up to.

For more information and details concerning this project, please read: Cedar Creek Field Notes.