Say cheese: Scientists use trail cameras to collect data

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Moose on a trail camera image provided by the Adirondack Inventory and Monitoring Camera Trap Network

Starting in 2020, Adirondack Inventory and Monitoring Camera Trap Network started capturing images of wildlife using trail cameras. The network’s goals are to collect and share data on wildlife populations, monitor species sensitive to climate change and give students real-world training. The network consists of nonprofits, students, government agencies and citizen scientists.

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