Meghan Petersen is a graduate student at Colorado State University, motivated by the interconnection of health and the environment, something she’s experienced first-hand. Signing up for a graduate course in Public Communications led Meghan to a project with CitSci and Leave No Trace where she learned about the many possibilities public science projects can offer.
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Sean Geer is a second-career undergraduate student at Colorado State University, studying Human Dimensions of Natural Resources. Before becoming an intern with CitSci, Sean hadn’t ever heard of public science or citizen science. Sean’s work with our team was mutually beneficial. His past professional experience meant he was confident enough to dive into more challenging
As a project manager, you can edit your CitSci projects and manage the members, contributions and participation in these projects. As a project manager, you can also analyze data and download it for other purposes. In this tutorial, we will navigate the tools available to project managers and how to use them. STEP 1: Finding
With the help of the larger U.S.-Canada community, a team of scientists has sought to understand how an alpine mammal sheds its winter coat. Cover Image: A camera trap on loan to Dr. Kate Nowak from WCS Canada captures a billy mountain goat at Pooly Canyon, Yukon, Canada What do goat hair, climate change, and
Two organizations are stronger than one Community science and citizen science projects are strongest when they involve partnerships between people and/or organizations with diverse areas of expertise. Whether those partnerships are community + university, public + private, local + global, or some other arrangement, collaboration often creates stronger projects and more successful funding! Grants and
Citizen science starts with an idea All citizen science and community science projects begin as ideas. Perhaps you work for a city and are interested in how local greenspaces support pollinators. Or maybe you’re a researcher trying to understand how invasive plants spread. Or you’re a member of your community concerned about how activities affect