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Wildlife Road Watch

Tom Hodgman wood turtle crossing road

Wood turtle. Photo: Tom Hodgman

New! Wildlife Road Watch Report 2015

This report summarizes the results of Wildlife Road Watch citizen scientist observations from 2010-2014.  View the complete report (coming soon!).

We have also created an interactive map that shows High Density locations (stretches of road where wildlife road-crossing attempts occur more frequently) and Hotspot locations (stretches of road where there are statistically-significant clusters of wildlife road-crossing attempts).

View the map.

About Wildlife Road Watch

The Maine Audubon Wildlife Road Watch is a web-based map and database designed to record your observations of road-side and road-killed wildlife.

Information about where wildlife attempt to cross roads, what animals are involved, on what kinds of roads are collisions frequent, and other data can help inform policy, management, and financial investment in reducing road-kill and habitat fragmentation.

Maine Audubon scientists will use the data to improve our collective understanding of where wildlife attempt to cross roads and what we can do to reduce road-kill and increase safety for people and wildlife.

There are three ways to participate:

  1. Submit Random Roadside Observations (Statewide)
  2. Adopt a Road – pick your own route! (Statewide)
  3. Adopt a Road (Western Maine mountains)


  • Barbara Charry – Conservation Biologist/GIS Manager