This manual contains a procedure of census for large and middle-sized mammals (from weasel to elk) during a winter period, which is applied in the system game animals' census in the forested zone of Russia. This manual includes a description of census routes selection procedure, technique of census data processing and calculation of numbers of animals per unit of the area.
This manual includes an instructive video of students and teachers conducting ecological research at "Ecosystem" Field Studies Center in Russia.
This instructive manual is a part of Ecological Field Studies Materials (http://www.ecosystema.ru/eng/eftm/index.htm), including 40 ecological field study activities illustrated with videos of students and teachers conducting ecological research at "Ecosystem" Field Studies Center.
Ecological Field Studies Materials help teachers and students to learn ecological concepts and field study skills in the context their local environment.