North American Amphibian Monitoring Program (NAAMP)

  • Published source details Weir L.A. & Mossman M.J. (2005) North American Amphibian Monitoring Program (NAAMP). Pages 307–313 in: Amphibian declines: the conservation status of United States species. University of California Press, Berkeley, California.


This study is summarised as evidence for the following.

Action Category

Engage volunteers to collect amphibian data (citizen science)

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Amphibian Conservation
  1. Engage volunteers to collect amphibian data (citizen science)

    A study in 2005 of the volunteer-based North American Amphibian Monitoring Program (Weir & Mossman 2005) found that within eight years of establishment the programme was active in 17 states. The programme was established in 1997. Regional coordinators recruited and trained volunteer observers. Monitoring followed a specific protocol and involved stratified randomly placed roadside call surveys. These were undertaken along 25 km transects at night during three seasonal sampling periods.


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