Protocol and Signup

  • Who: Ecologists from universities or organizations who will collaborate on this national survey.
  • What: Using camera trap images and metadata to track relative abundance and distribution maps for significant wildlife species.
  • When: Deployments during September and October each year.
  • Registration: Registration for the 2023 season has begun! Please register here and make sure to fill out the survey completely.
  • Protocol: You can find protocol instructions here.
  • Please contact Survey Coordinator Brigit Rooney ( with any questions.

Publications and Resources

The information from each survey is available as an open-access scientific publication (data files in Supporting Information).