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Most Recent Sightings

Thumbnail ImageLions mane jellyfish (Cyanea capillata) on March 23, 2020
Thumbnail ImageMale ring neck Pheasant on March 23, 2020
Thumbnail ImageBald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) on March 12, 2020
Thumbnail ImageMoose (Alces alces) on March 01, 2020
Thumbnail ImageSeal on March 01, 2020
Thumbnail ImageBald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) on March 01, 2020
Thumbnail ImageSeal on March 01, 2020
Thumbnail ImageBald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) on February 28, 2020
Thumbnail ImageSnowshoe Hare or Rabbit (Lepus americanus) on February 23, 2020
Thumbnail ImageRed Fox (Vulpes vulpes) on February 23, 2020
Thumbnail ImageRed-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) on February 21, 2020
Thumbnail ImageSharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus) on February 21, 2020
Thumbnail ImageRed Fox (Vulpes vulpes) on February 22, 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