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DIY Stewardship Projects

DIY Environmental Stewardship Projects

Fall 2021

 

 

Biodiversity Survey Fall 2021

Fall 2021 DIY Biodiversity Survey Project Guide (project instructions, pdf)

Fall 2021 DIY Biodiversity Survey Data Sheet to be submitted to CEES (xlsx file) 

Handy Data Sheet for use in the field (pdf)

Parks and other green spaces in and around Indianapolis.  Note: this is not a comprehensive list. 

 

Biodiversity Survey: Using Seek (pictorial guide)

Biodiversity Survey: Uploading Photos to iNaturalist

 

Megafauna Identification Aids

Indiana Squirrels

Common Winter Birds of Indiana: Birds of Forests and Forest Edges

 

 

Biodiversity apps:

Seek

     Seek User's Guide

iNaturalist

     iNaturalist video tutorials

Merlin (bird identification app - get the Midwest pack)

 

 

Other Useful Sites & apps:

Invasive Species

EDDmapS (invasive species reporting): general information site

GLEDN (Great Lakes Early Detection Network - invasive species reporting): this is the EDDmapS Pro app for Indiana

Herpetology (Reptiles & Amphibians)

Midwest Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Herpetofaunal Phenology Project

HerpMapper project site - includes links to get the app and directions for reporting data     

 

 

For More Information Concerning Invasive Species:

CEES's List of Common Invasive Species of Central Indiana

Indiana Invasive Species Council List of Invasive Plants

USDA Plant Database

IDNR Invasive Plants