may be submitted to the BBS office by participants via the Internet,
or the data sheets can be mailed to the BBS office for data entry.
Participants are encouraged to use the data collection forms supplied
by the BBS office, but may use forms of their own device if submitting
the data via the Internet. However, we ask that all forms are
8 ½ x 11-inches in size to facilitate paper management;
letter sized paper (8 ½ x 11 inches) is easier to photocopy
and file. Also, the date, route number and observer name should
be on each page of the data sheets.
- If the data are not submitted via the web, then the scannable
data sheets must be filled out using Arabic numbers (i.e., 1,
2, 3, …, 10, 11, etc.) and mailed to the BBS office along
with the original data sheets. The scanner can only read neat