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Most Recent Sightings

Thumbnail ImageZebra Jumper? on July 31, 2020
Thumbnail Imageflying insect on July 23, 2020
Thumbnail Imagetimberfly on July 29, 2020
Thumbnail ImageAmerican mink (Neovison vison) on July 24, 2020
Thumbnail ImageBelted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon) on July 26, 2020
Thumbnail Image Butterfly on July 25, 2020
Thumbnail ImageAmerican mink (Neovison vison) on July 25, 2020
Thumbnail ImageRed Squirrel... a very small.. maybe 7 inches or so when sitting. on July 19, 2020
Thumbnail ImageBald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) on July 18, 2020
Thumbnail ImageCuckoo Wasps on July 18, 2020
Thumbnail ImageCommon Tern (Sterna hirundo) on July 11, 2020
Thumbnail ImageCaplin on July 11, 2020
Thumbnail ImageRed Fox (Vulpes vulpes) on July 11, 2020

People Involved

Introducing Newfoundland and Labrador's Nature Tracker

NLNature ( www.nlnature.com ) is an online atlas of wildlife in Newfoundland and Labrador based on observations by residents and tourists. We welcome any sighting of plants, animals, and other things (e.g., interesting rocks, landmarks) in Newfoundland and Labrador. Contributing to NLNature is easy, fun and valuable for science!

NLNature is part of an on-going research at Memorial University's Faculty of Business Administration and Department of Biology. The sightings data is used to monitor local wildlife, inform conservation policy, protect endangered species, educate students & public about local natural history as well as to develop innovative approaches to information modeling, information management and information systems development.

The data can also be used as part of trends monitoring, to detect unusual species occurrences, and to detect novel findings of species in areas where they have previously not been observed. These data supplied by the public will complement data collected by university and government researchers.

Funders and Partners

GEOIDE (Geomatics for Informed Decisions, a Network of Centres of Excellence) Newfoundland and Labrador Department of the Environment — Wildlife Division
http://www.geoide.ulaval.ca http://www.env.gov.nl.ca/env/wildlife/default.htm