Recent Blog Posts

Our First Deployments!
Posted by Megan Blance on May 1, 2018

Spring is finally arriving in Front Royal and now we’re starting to see our first deployments from teachers in Warren and Rappahannock Counties.  With our camera traps, students have seen what local wildlife are up to...

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Sleeping Away Winter: The American Black Bear
Posted by Megan Blance on April 10, 2018

Spring is on its way and that means winter hibernations are ending. One hibernating Virginia mammal we see on camera traps is the American Black Bear (Ursus americanus). They entered their dens around November and now...

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eMammal workshop with Western Kimberley indigenous rangers
Posted by Michael Wysong on February 26, 2018

On February 22, several indigenous ranger programs from the Western Kimberley came together learn about eMammal and to test out the eMammal app on photos from the Spectacled Hare-Wallaby survey project.  The workshop included an overview camera...

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Camera trapping with Virginia Teachers
Posted by Megan Blance on February 12, 2018

The Eyes on Wildlife project is a collaboration between the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, Friends of the National Zoo, and teachers in the Front Royal, Virginia area to bring eMammal citizen science to middle school and high school...

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We are online!
Posted by SCBI Staff on November 21, 2017

The first eMammal project in Australia is now up and running!  This project represents a collaboration between three indigenous ranger programs with support from WWF Australia, in the Western Kimberley region which is part of the state of Western...

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