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Maine Turtle Roadkill Survey

Some MARAP iNaturalist project members may already be aware of the current Maine turtle roadkill survey, but for those that aren't the following is an announcement from Sarah Haggerty at Maine Audubon:

Greetings!

Maine Audubon is beginning the second year of an exciting effort to identify where turtles might be at risk of harm from traffic as they move across the landscape during the active season, and we are hoping you will help!

We are looking for volunteers who can commit to walking along pre-selected road segments, documenting any roadkill or live animals at risk of harm from the roadway. We are particularly interested in turtles for this project, but we would appreciate the documentation of any roadkill observations, or observations of wildlife at risk of becoming roadkill along these routes.

Survey routes have been identified using models of where roadways are near good turtle habitat. The routes are all less than one mile long, ...more ↓

Posted on February 27, 2019 20:48 by trevorpersons trevorpersons | 0 comments | Leave a comment

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The Maine Amphibian and Reptile Atlas Project (MARAP) is an on-going effort by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW) to document the distribution of all amphibian and reptile species throughout the state of Maine.

Additional information provided in the MARAP project's Location, Habitat, and Additional Notes fields (or, simply, in the default iNaturalist ...more ↓

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