Caring for Special Species

Have you seen a turtle, a small snake under a piece of wood, a bat in your shingles, or a frog on the road?

turtle pileMany species in the Capital region are at risk of becoming extinct or being extripated. Others are not at risk yet, but have declining populations and diminishing habitats that will place them at risk in the future.

HAT is working with volunteers, land owners and managers, and citizen scientists to learn more about select focal species, to conserve and improve their habitat, and ultimately to improve their future, and future of others species that share their homes.

visit our Wiki Page for detailed information on our focal species at risk. 

Volunteer Opportunities for Citizen Scientists

HAT is collecting potential sighting information from volunteer monitors and the general public about all Species Projects below, including Sharp-tailed Snakes, Blue-grey Taildropper slugs, Western Painted Turtles, Western Screech Owls, Bats and Amphibians. 

Do you have habitat on your land?

We also help people with these species, or habitat for these species, steward their property in ways that benefit these and other wildlife. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. about a free property visit with a HAT biologist to learn about caring for rare habitats and the species that rely on them on your property.

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Send us an This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a picture if you think you may have seen one of these endangered animals.

If you have habitat for these species, you can also request a property visit from one of our biologists.

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