Alachua County Roadkill Survey – IRB Information

Study Title:

Wildlife-Vehicle Collisions in Alachua County, Florida (UF IRB: 202001199, UF IACUC: 202011115)

Person(s) conducting the research:

Adam W. Stern
Department of Comparative, Diagnostic, and Population Medicine

University of Florida
(352) 294-4077

Purpose of the research study:

The principal purpose of the study is to study automobile and fatal wildlife interactions in Alachua County, Florida.

What you will be asked to do in the study:

We are asking you to report your observations regarding roadkill observations in Alachua County, FL.

Risks and benefits:

There are no anticipated risks or direct benefits to you as a participant in this survey. Your participation in this study is completely voluntary. Additionally, if you decide to participate, you are free to withdraw consent and may discontinue your participation at any time without penalty.


If you decide to provide us with your name and email address, we will not share this information with anyone not related to this project.


There is no compensation for participating in this survey.

Withdrawal from the study: 

You are free to withdraw your consent and to stop participating in this study at any time without consequence.

If you wish to discuss the information above or any discomforts you may experience, please contact one of the research team members listed at the top of this form.

If you have any questions regarding your rights as a research subject, please contact the Institutional Review Board (IRB02) office:

University of Florida
PO Box 100173
Gainesville, FL 32610
(352) 392-0433 or

Now that you’ve read about the study, if you wish to participate, please follow study instructions and submission of an observation will constitute agreement to participate in this study; if you do not consent to participate, just close this window.