Long-term Pika Monitoring
Rocky Mountain National Park
RMNP Resources for trained Pika Patrollers
2020 Updates and Waivers
All participating volunteers must sign this form and mail/email it to FRPP!
Use these instructions to access RMNP for pika monitoring in the Public Lands research project
Please bring two copies of this document when you go to survey in RMNP. You will need to show it as you enter the park.
All trained FRPP volunteers who wish to survey in 2020 must sign this form and mail/email it to FRPP!
All trained FRPP volunteers who are minors and wish to survey in 2020 must sign this form and mail/email it to FRPP!
Building on the National Park Service’s “Pikas in Peril” project, FRPP volunteers are expanding our understanding of the future of pikas in Rocky Mountain National Park and beyond in the face of a changing climate.
This page contains important resources for volunteers who have been trained in our Public Lands Protocol to survey for pikas in Rocky Mountain National park. To learn about how you can join the Pika Patrol in Rocky, go here:
Site Sign-Up and Tracking
Learn about the pika monitoring sites and sign up for the one that suits you.
Learn all the details about each monitoring site
Downloadable files showing the locations and routes for RMNP sites through Gaia GPS
Learn how to set up and use Gaia GPS for pika monitoring
If you would like to borrow an FRPP GPS unit for pika monitoring, you can use this manual to learn about it in detail
If you would like to borrow an FRPP GPS unit for pika monitoring, you can use this manual to learn the key points of how to use it