Updates

new! WildCAM Guide to Camera Trap Set Up posted

05.11.2020

We've just posted a WildCAM Guide to Camera Trap Set Up on our Protocols page! This guide is meant to highlight some of the things users...

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New paper: effect of obstructions on animal detections

04.10.2020

There's always that one camera trap site where after only a short time in the field, the SD card is filled with hundreds (or even...

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CMIAE conference postponed

04.02.2020

The Columbia Mountains Institute of Applied Ecology (CMIAE) conference, Scaling Up Camera Trap Surveys to Inform Regional Wildlife...

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Does camera flash type affect animal behaviour?

03.18.2020

Camera traps are increasingly used to study animal behaviour and are seen as a non-invasive alternative to other methods (e.g. telemetry)....

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More new research from a WildCAM member!

02.27.2020

The decisions we make about how to implement camera trap studies can affect the ecological parameters we are trying to model (e.g....

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Do scent lures affect detections of predators AND prey?

02.25.2020

Baits and lures are sometimes used in camera trap research to increase the likelihood of detecting certain species (usually carnivores)....

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