Posts Tagged ‘Amphibian’

Distribution of Reptiles and Amphibians

The Ontario Reptile and Amphibian Atlas is a citizen-science project that tracks distributions and spatial trends of reptiles and amphibians across the province over time. The over-arching goal is to increase the collective knowledge base of reptiles and amphibians. Equally important, however, is the engagement of non-scientists of all ages and abilities, in all parts…

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Ontario Reptile and Amphibian Atlas BioBlitz!

Contribute to conservation and win prizes on May 19–21, May 25–27 and June 16–18 Last spring, Ontario Nature launched a new app for reporting sightings to the Ontario Reptile and Amphibian Atlas and held a very successful digital BioBlitz. Our volunteer citizen scientists submitted more than 24,000 sightings through the atlas app and spreadsheets. This…

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Get outside and report your sightings

It’s that time of year again when we start to see emerging turtles, salamanders, snakes and frogs! Learn more about these species and report your sightings with Ontario Nature’s Ontario Reptile and Amphibian Atlas. This citizen-science project helps to increase our knowledge base of these species, but we need your help! We’ve got a number…

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Ontario Reptile and Amphibian Survey Course

2018 Reptile and Amphibian Survey Course Registration is now open for the 2018 Reptile and Amphibian Survey Course which is schedule for the weekend of May 25-27 at Camp Kitchikewana in Georgian Bay Islands National Park. Jointly run by Ontario Nature, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Natural Resource Solutions Inc. and Blazing Star…

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Digital BioBlitz: Results are in!

Digital BioBlitz: Results are in! To encourage people to submit their reptile and amphibian sightings using the new atlas app, Ontario Nature launched a digital BioBlitz – a new take on the traditional BioBlitz. Our goal was to reach 6,000 sightings by July 31st – we made it!! In July, we reached more than 5,630!…

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Your guide to the updated Ontario Reptile and Amphibian Atlas app

Are you passionate about reptiles and amphibians? Do you want to learn more about your local wild spaces. With the launch of the new reptile and amphibian atlas there is plenty of exploring for you to accomplish. As one of Ontario’s foremost citizen science projects you will be helping to contribute to our knowledge of…

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Ontario Reptile and Amphibian Atlas app

Ontario Reptile and Amphibian Atlas app Most people don’t carry their desktop computers into the field while looking for critters; that’s why we made an app. What does it do? Ontario Nature’s Reptile and Amphibian Atlas app identifies Ontario’s reptiles and amphibians, lets you submit sightings with ease and stores a record of your submissions.…

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Ontario Reptile and Amphibian Atlas Program

The Ontario Reptile and Amphibian Atlas is a citizen-science project that tracks distributions and spatial trends of reptiles and amphibians across the province over time. The over-arching goal is to increase the collective knowledge base of reptiles and amphibians. Equally important, however, is the engagement of non-scientists of all ages and abilities, in all parts…

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