See a Moose? There’s an App for That
Prince George, B.C.- The Province of B.C. has developed an app to help track the moose population in the province.
There are between 120 thousand and 200 thousand moose in B.C. and the new interactive app will allow the public to assist biologists monitor the moose populations. The information will help the Province in its Moose management plan.
The app allows user to upload information on the number, sex and location of moose they encounter. The data will help identify any emerging issues.
The app also includes a digital version of 2016-2018 Hunting and Trapping Regulations Synopsis, a searchable, interactive summary of hunting regulations throughout British Columbia.
Hunters aren’t always in areas where there is cell phone coverage, but that won’t impact the app. The Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resources says in areas where there is no cell phone reception, the app automatically stores the inputted data then sends it out once reception is restored.
The app is available for download through iTunes.