STATE–As you are out enjoying Michigan’ natural resources this summer, please take a moment to help collect valuable information on Michigan’ reptiles and amphibians.
Anyone can help by reporting sightings of turtles, frogs, toads, snakes, salamanders and lizards online at www.miherpatlas.org.
There is also a mobile app available for download to make field reporting quick and easy. The Mobile Mapper is available for Android and iOS (Apple) devices.
The Michigan Herp Atlas Project is the first statewide inventory of reptiles and amphibians ever conducted in Michigan. The project’ purpose is to document the distribution of Michigan’ reptiles and amphibians, collectively known as herpetofauna or ‘herps.’
In addition, citizen scientists around North America are being asked to report any possible disease cases in reptiles or amphibians to the new Herpetofauna Disease Alert System. More information about this new reporting tool and how to submit an observation can be found at http://wildlife.org/new-herp-disease-alert-system-relies-on-info-from-public.
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