Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Spotting Wildlife with Google Maps
The I-90 Wildlife Watch is using Google Maps to create a crowd-sourced wildlife monitoring project. The project is inviting motorists to report wildlife sightings along I-90 in the Snoqualmie Pass region of Washington.
The aim of the project is to gather information about wildlife on the I-90 to help inform highway planning. The Snoqualmie Pass region is a critical link in the north-south movement of wildlife. With the help of these crowd-sourced reports the project hopes that measures can be introduced to reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions and enhance the safe passage of wildlife in the future.