Tag: citizen scientists

September 19, 2022

Q&A: Can hunters help monitor scavengers?

A video of bobcats and coyotes tearing into a bloody, rotting carcass isn’t usually inspirational. But when researchers Katharine Stone and Michael McTee were looking to learn more about the...

July 27, 2017

Fifty-year-old bird breeding survey still informs conservation, management

Over 50 years ago, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist Chan Robbins was looking for a scientific way to measure changes in bird populations. Surveys like the Christmas bird count...

March 25, 2015

How Researchers Use Nose Patterns to Identify Koalas

When it comes to identifying individual koalas, the nose knows. According to Peggy Shaw-McBee, assistant professor at Kansas State University and long-standing TWS member, a technique called nose pigmentation patterns is...