Atlanta's Squirrel Census Goes National

The quirky citizen wildlife study heads to New York City next fall.
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Tally one for the census.

Tally one for the census.

It started with an Atlanta writer's curiosity in 2011 and quickly turned into a bona fide wildlife survey: the Squirrel Census employs citizen science volunteers to count squirrels in Atlanta parks. This fall, the project will tackle the squirrel population in New York City's Central Park.