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A low-cost camera trap to increase participation and accessibility in field ecology

Field ecology research often involves spending hours outside observing animals and organismal interaction, which can be a barrier to participation in field research. A ‘Raspberry Pi’ computer can be retrofitted with cameras and other sensors for under $50, serving as a low-cost camera trap that enables anyone with time, financial, physical, or other restraints to participate in field ecology exercises.

Mitchell Sadowski '22