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May 1st, 2018 8:05 am

Training Materials Needed

Calling all project managers - we need your training materials! Do you ever wonder how your training materials and approaches influence data quality? You work hard ...

May 1st, 2018 8:00 am

BioBlitz Inspires Inclusion of Citizen Science in Pollinator Research

A BioBlitz is a rapid species inventory that generally occurs over a 24 hour period with scientists and citizen scientists counting as many species as ...

April 14th, 2018 6:20 am

Volunteers show their passion by collecting seeds and monitoring streams

Celebrating Citizen Scientists Spring is finally here and with it comes Citizen Science Day on April 14th! Join us in celebrating the amazing work of citizen ...

April 10th, 2018 6:00 am

Volunteer Spotlight #1

Spring is finally here and with it comes Citizen Science Day on April 14th! Join us in celebrating the amazing work of volunteers like yourselves ...

April 9th, 2018 10:00 am

Stream Tracker

What is Stream Tracker? As spotlighted in our March Newsletter, Stream Tracker is a citizen science project funded by the National Aeronautics and Space ...

February 28th, 2018 6:00 am

Writing Hypotheses

What is a hypothesis and why do I need one? Developing a hypothesis is the next step in the scientific method after you’ve ...

December 14th, 2017 6:00 am

Developing an Effective Research Question

Written by: Ellen Eisenbeis and Stacy Lynn Banner image: Taggart Lake in Grand Teton National Park, WY- PC Ellen Eisenbeis Why is My Research ...

October 31st, 2017 7:30 am

The Front Range Pika Project - Emerging Science (Part 2)

Hundreds of projects all over the world use the CitSci.org platform to build and grow their citizen science projects. Citizen science is the process of ...

October 24th, 2017 7:30 am

The Front Range Pika Project - Why Pikas? (Part 1)

Hundreds of projects all over the world use the CitSci.org platform to build and grow their citizen science projects. Citizen science is the process of ...

April 5th, 2017 4:00 pm

Studying the Science of Citizen Science

Photo courtesy: Front Range Pika Project Laura McDuffie is a faculty member in Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Alaska Anchorage and her ...

February 6th, 2017 4:16 pm

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Opportunity

January 31, 2017 The Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory at Colorado State University seeks a motivated full-time citizen science post-doctoral fellow to serve as a senior software ...

January 18th, 2017 11:36 am

Launching a Regional Water Quality Database with CitSci.org

Written by: Holden Sparacino Outreach Manager, Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring (ALLARM) Over the past two years, the Alliance for Aquatic Resource ...

October 14th, 2016 9:01 pm

Home Is Where The Citizen Science Is

When e-coli levels spiked in area waters, Virginia Master Naturalists stepped in to help. As part of a citizen science ...

September 20th, 2016 10:40 am

Manage Citizen Science More Effectively with CitSci.org

You’re busy. Your work, your life, your citizen science, it all takes time. We get it. You’re the reason all of us here at CitSci.org ...

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