Camera Trap

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Camera trap = remotely activated camera that is equipped with a motion sensor or an infrared sensor, or uses a light beam as a trigger Camera trapping is a method for capturing wild animals on film when researchers are not present. HeadlinesGoogle-backed project is collecting millions of wildlife camera-trap images …

World Wildlife Day

Poster: Ron Mader, World Wildlife Day (some rights reserved) World Wildlife Day takes place each year on March 3 and focuses global attention on the protection of biodiversity and wildlife. What’s next? The theme for World Wildlife Day 2022 is “Recovering key species for ecosystem restoration“ World Wildlife Day is celebrated on March 3rd, the …

Wildlife Tourism Australia

Logo Wildlife Tourism Australia – wildlifetourism.org.au – is a national organization promoting the sustainable development of a diverse wildlife tourism sector that supports conservation. Key Linkswildlifetourism.org.auComing [email protected]_aus Questions Is there a directory of Wildlife Tourism Australia members? Which Wildlife Tourism Australia members have pages on Facebook? Twitter? YouTube? Do any members offer virtual tours? ReportsThe …

Conabio

Photo: Martin Kalfatovic, Rooftop Garden (Some rights reserved) Mexico – The mission of Conabio – conabio.gob.mx – is to promote, coordinate, support, and carry out activities aimed at the knowledge of biological diversity, as well as its conservation and sustainable use for the benefit of society. Key Linksconabio.gob.mxBúsqueda = SearchCarteles (Posters)Facebook – [email protected] Enciclovidaenciclovida.mxBuscador Guías de …

Department of Conservation New Zealand

Logo Department of Conservation New Zealand – doc.govt.nz – is the government agency charged with conserving New Zealand’s natural and historic heritage. Key Linksdoc.govt.nzconservation [email protected] HeadlinesProtect and promote: Can DOC really do both? – Belinda McCammon/RadioNZ @BelMcCammon @insightrnz @radionz ConcessionsPlea to fix DOC concessions system Background Work is organized around five outcomes: the diversity of …

Wildlife Friendlier Fences

Photo: Tom Koerner/USFWS (Some rights reserved) Fences can sometimes become barriers to wildlife movement or present hazards to flying birds. In Wyoming and many other states, wildlife friendlier fence designs have been encouraged. The designs effectively keep livestock from crossing, but allow the movement of big game animals and/or make them more visible to reduce …

Birds

Photo: Ron Mader, Puerto Escondido (Some rights reserved) Bird = a warm-blooded, egg-laying vertebrate distinguished by the possession of feathers, wings, and a beak and (typically) by being able to fly Celebrations Species Webcams Places Planeta.com

Turtles Links

Photo: Pablo Leautaud, Hatchlings (Some rights reserved) News and resources related to turtles presented in somewhat random fashion Elsewhere on the WebDesert Tortoise Habitat & Life History – Nevada Wildlife14 things you probably didn’t know about turtleshttp://www.conserveturtles.org – @conserveturtleshttp://www.desertsun.com/longform/news/environment/2014/06/07/climate-change-california-desert-animals/10035779http://tinyurl.com/z6rzrs7 Mexicohttp://www.biodiversidad.gob.mx/especies/gran_familia/animales/reptiles/menuTortugashttp://procer.conanp.gob.mx/tortugas/sitio/Centros.php USA: Mojave Maxhttp://www.mojavemax.comhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/mojave_maxhttps://www.facebook.com/pages/Mojave-Max/109890969054057https://twitter.com/MojaveMax Vietnamhttps://www.iucn.org/news/viet-nam/201708/saving-sea-turtles-viet-nam-touching-hearts-local-communities Recommended ListeningFeatured Species: Desert Tortoise – The desert tortoise is found throughout …

Reindeer

Photo: Andrew Purdam, Ossian Sars Nature Reserve (Some rights reserved) Reindeer is the only deer species of which both males and females possess antlers. They also lose and regrow their antlers every year. Castrated male reindeer keep their antlers year round. In Swedish Lapland most of the discarded reindeer antlers are left on the ground …