The Hills Have Eyes

Interpreting Camera and Trail Counter Data for Better Trail Management

How to gather and interpret data.

Presenters: Kate Fanher, Wildlife Monitoring Technician, Irvine Ranch Conservancy; Jill Sprance, Field Operations Manager, Irvine Ranch Conservancy; Jean-Francois Rheault, Director – North America, Eco-Counter

In this session we will look at how to gather and interpret data on trespassing, vandalism, poaching, unauthorized vehicles, and the affect of weather patterns on trail use. We will also cover how this data can be applied for more efficient trail management in terms of enforcement, design, and programming.

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