Striving to Understand Wildlife Ecology and Human-Wildlife Interactions across Metro Atlanta

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The Turkeys are Where?

With the rapid spread of cities, don’t be surprised if you see a wild turkey in your backyard! Since they live in a mixture of wooded and open areas and have basic diets (nuts, berries, insects), urban areas can make pretty good habitat. You are likely to see them during the day, which is excitingContinue reading “The Turkeys are Where?”

Urban Wildlife Guide Release

Throughout the summer, we have been working on a kid-friendly urban wildlife guide. This guide is meant to educate children (and their parents) about local mammal, bird, reptile, and amphibian species that they may encounter on a day-to-day basis. Although the creation of the guide was tedious at moments (we wanted it to be perfect!),Continue reading “Urban Wildlife Guide Release”

Carson Goes Camera Trapping

Camera traps are a common tool used in wildlife research to better understand wildlife behavior. Prior to my internship, I had never done camera trapping, so this was a totally new experience for me. While setting up cameras, Summer and I got to do some fun things, like ride golf carts and see local wildlife,Continue reading “Carson Goes Camera Trapping”

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