Wednesday, March 26, 2014

You can be a citizen scientist!

District Department of the Environment, Fisheries and Wildlife Division needs your help

Easter Cottontail rabbit
Photo: Wikipedia
collecting information about Peter Cottontail, um, Eastern Cottontail rabbits.   DDOE is monitoring the population of bunnies as part of the city's Wildlife Action Plan.   The Eastern Cottontail rabbit is a Species of Greatest Conservation Need.

You can help by becoming a Citizen Scientist.   As a Citizen Scientist, you will record your rabbit sightings and share them with DDOE biologists.   More information about the program and becoming a volunteer is available from Lindsay Rohrbaugh via email,

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