Terrapin Watch

About Terrapin Watch

Terrapin Watch is a community science project that engages Long Islanders in an effort to monitor and record the distribution of diamondback terrapins in our region. Participants are simply asked to report any diamondback terrapin sightings through our data collection system. Reports can be submitted through the data form below or on a mobile device through the free Survey 1-2-3 app. 

Please contact Arielle Santos at asantos@seatuck.org or 631-581-6908 with any questions regarding the survey.

Accessing the Survey 1-2-3 Mobile Field App

2021 Terrapin Watch Survey (2)
  1.  First, you must download the free Survey 123 mobile app on your mobile device
  2.  Scan the QR code on the left using your phone’s camera. If you are currently on your mobile device, click here to download the Terrapin Watch survey and proceed with steps 4 & 5
  3.  After scanning the QR code, click the top banner notification to open ArcGIS
  4.  Choose “Open in the Survey 123 field app”, and “Open this page in Survey 123”
  5.  Choose “Continue without signing in”

Please Note: Clickable data points (shown in red) do not reflect confirmed sightings of wildlife. Each red dot indicates a survey submission.

Related Information

South Shore Nature Center

The South Shore Nature Center is a public nature center located in East Islip, New York. The facility is operated by the Seatuck Enviornmental Association through a partnership with the Town of Islip, which owns the property together with Suffolk County and The Nature Conservancy.

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