Citizen Science

You don’t need an advanced degree to advance the cause of science. There are plenty of opportunities right around the corner to gather valuable information that helps us understand our world.

Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness is proud to assist in this effort. We work with federal, state and nonprofit organizations to provide training and field work opportunities. It collects the data professionals need to make good land and wildlife management decisions.

Citizen Science projects supported by FSPW include the Weeds and Whitebark Pine Survey, the Wolverine project and Winter Tracks. Click through to learn more about these exciting projects.

Weeds Monitoring

Anyone who owns a yard or swims a lake knows how quickly a weed infestation can ruin a good thing. The same is true for our wild backyard.
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Whitebark Pine

Whitebark pine is one of the iconic tree species of the Northwest. Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness has teamed up with the U.S. Forest Service to restore these trees in the upper Scotchman Peaks region.
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Wolverines

From 2010-2014, Friends of Scotchman Peaks volunteers worked with Idaho Fish and Game to study winter carnivores, specifically wolverines.
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