|New England Cottontail, Range and Population Monitoring Focus Areas|
(Top image by John Huff Foster Daily Democrat via AP, bottom image by USFWS).
|Transects were flagged using orange and yellow surveyor tape |
on the Apple Hill Plot on East Shore Rd., Morris, Litchfield Co., CT, USA.
|Cottontail scat and tracks observed in fresh snow.|
|Habitats in the Apple Hill Plot on East Shore Rd., Morris, Litchfield Co., CT, USA|
|Nicki Hall (front) and Naomi Robert were a couple of the brave souls who bushwhacked through some of the densest, thorniest habitats and during days when the daily high temperature remained in the single digits.|