Recent Blog Posts

We've seen lots of critters, but why should we care?
Posted by Monica Lasky on August 14, 2018

 

I think most of us can agree that it’s always exciting to see photos of cute little fawns in lush meadows, big black bears roaming the woods, and male turkey toms displaying their beautiful, multi-colored plumage. But why does Candid...

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We Need Your Help!
Posted by Monica Lasky on June 29, 2018

 

We need to know what animals are found in the “data deserts” of North Carolina. Our volunteers have done a fantastic job running over a thousand wildlife cameras and capturing over 47,000 photos of wildlife, but we still need your...

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Springing into Summer
Posted by Megan Blance on June 18, 2018

An end to the school year brings the end of Eyes on Wildlife’s first spring semester, but definitely not the last!

Since starting in January of 2018, we have trained 18 local middle and...

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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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