The Snapshot Wisconsin project is a citizen-based science initiative that uses trail cameras to document what’s going on in the woodlands and other wild places when no one is looking. The project relies heavily on volunteers. The citizen scientists go through a training class, place a trail cam at an approved location, collect the images at least once every three months, upload the images to a website and classify the images. After the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources receives the images from the trail cams, it places them on a site where the public at large can participate in viewing and classifying.
Click through the gallery above to see trail cam photos of wildlife spending the winter in Wisconsin, from white-tailed deer and red squirrels to otters and bobcats.
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