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Jay Watch Citizen Science Training (Marion County)
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Training to participate in the Jay Watch Citizen Science Project - includes an overview of Florida Scrub-jay behavior and review of the survey protocol, followed by field practice in a Scrub-Jay area. (Scroll all the way down the page for additional details)

 Export to Your Calendar 5/12/2018
When: 04/12/2018
8am-noon
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49th Avenue Trailhead
49th Avenue Trailhead
Cross Florida Greenway
Ocala
United States
Contact: Jacqui Sulek

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Jay Watch is a citizen science project surveying the Florida Scrub-Jay and led by Audubon (and supported by FWC).  Surveys run from June 15 - July 15 each year. Surveys take place from around 7am -10/12 and each site is surveyed three consecutive days in a row.

 

This training is required to participate in Jay Watch surveys.

 

What to bring:

  • binoculars
  • plenty of water
  • snacks
  • a smile!

What to wear:

  • lightweight long pants
  • closed-toed shoes
  • hat/visor
  • sunscreen

Participants will learn:

  • the cooperative family structure of Florida Scrub-jays
  • how to identify adults vs. juveniles
  • how to delineate family groups
  • our standardized Jay Watch survey methods

To register or for more information contact Jacqui Sulek: jsulek@audubon.org