Have 'pre-Otter Spotter' sightings? Post them here!

Hello everyone,

Have you recorded previous observations of otters in the Smokies - before the Otter Spotter project began? We want to know! Be sure to include date and precise location, and photos if possible. The more sightings we record, the better we will understand otter distribution.

We are excited to roll out this new citizen science project! Join us as we embark on this large-scale effort to document River Otters in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

It's easy and fun!

Citizen Science Coordinator
Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont

Posted on November 03, 2015 19:26 by tremontinstitute tremontinstitute | 5 comments | Leave a comment

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Your role:

As you're out enjoying the Smokies, post your observations of otters or otter sign (scat and tracks) on this project page. If you're not sure what you saw, be sure to 'request ID help.'

If you saw an otter but weren't able to snap a photo, no worries! You can still post an observation describing what you saw. Be sure to indicate an accurate location on the ...more ↓

tremontinstitute created this project on April 01, 2015
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