The Growth of the Motus Wildlife Tracking Network in California

Image above © Levi Souza.  Special thanks to Rodd Kelsey and Levi Souza for contributing their time to be interviewed for our blog. The Motus Wildlife Tracking Network, commonly referred to as Motus, was launched by Birds Canada in 2014. In less than a decade, Motus has been implemented in 34 countries, with more than 500 projects involving more than 300 species. The information from these species is then recorded in the Motus open-source database. Founded with a commitment to conservation, collaboration, and community science, Motus depends on support from technology partners like Cellular Tracking Technologies; researchers; and cooperation from both...