Many organizations have their own collaborative camera trapping programs tailored to their specific needs and have produced guidelines, protocols, and recommendations for setting up cameras for wildlife studies. These are a great source of information to draw from when designing your own project. Below are some examples of useful resources and protocols. If you have any suggestions for resources you'd like us to post, please let us know email@example.com.
RISC Wildlife Camera Metadata Protocol- standards used by the government of British Columbia adapted from Forrester et al.'s 2016 paper of Camera Trap Metadata Standards (CTMS; which has now become the global standard). We recommend the use of either of those standards and include some additional resources below.
Camera trap Deployment
Other Camera Trap Networks
Wildlife Camera Network Northwest is another camera network in western North America that is a repository of expertise for the science of camera trapping.
TEAM - global camera trapping network which is also organization behind the upcoming Wildlife Insights photo tagging software.
Snapshot USA- a coordinated sampling network in the United States