Nature Mapping Jackson Hole
Nature Mapping Jackson Hole relies on trained, citizen scientists from our community to report what, when and where they observe wildlife. These collective observations create a long-term dataset of wildlife distribution throughout Jackson Hole. By observing and recording the wildlife we see on a daily basis, and making these observations available to others in the community, we hope to inform land management decisions and wildlife biologists.
By participating in Nature Mapping as a citizen scientist you can contribute to this valuable community resource. When everyone contributes a small amount, the end result is tremendous!
Nature Mapping Jackson Hole is a project of the Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation www.jhwildlife.org sponsored by the Meg and Bert Raynes Wildlife Fund www.rayneswildlifefund.org, grants and private donors.
Mobile Data Entry Form
To access the new user-friendly data entry form, click the green button, titled "New Entry Form", located at the bottom of this page. You can also access this form via your mobile device. When using your mobile device, type the Nature Mapping JH website, www.naturemapping.org, into your browser and you will be automatically redirected to the new entry form. If you are unable to login using your mobile device, make sure that your web browser is set to allow cookies.
The new data entry form is formatted to allow for expedited entry of your animal observations. You will notice that the form is now separated into the following windows: Project (Project, Date, Time and Notes), Species (Wildlife Type and Species), Observation (Sex, Age, Quantity, Activity and Mortality), Location (Map to select observation and toggle map to enter UTM coordinate), and Review. New features to note include to notification of the commonality of the species based on the date entered and the ability to enter multiple observations of the same species at the same location. Also, with this new form, you know have the ability to enter observations when you are out of cell service. When you return to cell service, the observation entered will be automatically entered entered into Nature Mapping database.
We now have a training version that will walk you through the new updates. Any observations submitted through the training version with not be included in the official Nature Mapping database. Click the following link to access the training version: http://naturemappingjh.org/training/
Click the links below to learn about the latest activities for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department's Jackson Region:
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