1. CLICK ON THE Data portal button, which takes you to the Frogwatch data portal, inside the Canberra Nature Map http://frogwatch-act.naturemapr.org/
2. Never done this before?? Simply create your personal log in details, this only needs to be done once.
3. Sign in using your personal log in details.
4. Find a site to monitor by clicking on MAPS and then FROGWATCH SITES. You will come to a long list of our sites and you can also scroll into the provided map which shows all FW sites. Clicking on the icons gets you to the site code and name, which in turn takes you to that site once clicked.
a) If you know the code of the site you want to monitor, click on the site code in the list of FW sites for more information.
b) If you are looking for a site near you, scroll through the list of FW sites or email Anke Maria to assist you. The small map of the give you a good idea where they are. We are in the process to reduce the number of sites. But for the time being we simply have to deal with the large number of sites visible. If you see a site that is of interest to you click on the map to get more information.
c) Once on a site page you can check the previous monitoring history. You can chose SIGHTINGS, SURVEYS and FIELD GUIDE, SIGHTINGS will give you a lit of all frog sightings at the site, as long as they have an audio attached to them,
d) SURVEYS gives you a very useful list of how many surveys have been done at a site and when. to get the survey results, click on each survey. The FW coordinator can help you downloading surveys data if you would like.
e) FIELD GUIDE takes you to a page that provides you with a summary of all species detected at the site, , surveys and if no sightings show make sure you click on the LIST sign, rather than the photo sign (top right).
f) By clicking on FIELD GUIDE you can get information about all frogs ever found at this site.- clicking on a frog species will show you all teh times and places where this species has been found during FW activities.
TO ENTER YOUR SURVEY:
log on to https://frogwatch-act.naturemapr.org/
Go to ADD A SURVEY and there to FROG SURVEY
The field data sheet will pop up and you can enter your data. Use the top grey box to upload your recording(s).
Once you have entered all your data press the green REPORT button and prestoallakazoo- its done!!
Just one thing to know- you need to save your entries before you write a comment, as the system does not automatically safe your entries!!