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Save the Date - Citizen Science Conference
UPDATE 14 May 2014: The Citizen Science Association is hosting a conference 11-12 February 2015 in conjunction with the AAAS Conference in San Jose, California.
A.T. Seasons: Tracking Phenology from Georgia to Maine
Volunteers recording phenology events along the Appalachian Trail. redesign
Brief update on website redesign processes.
Lake Meade POA Environmental Education Initiative
A community education program focusing on incorporation of Best Management Practices for controlling lake pollution and storm water runoff.
Association comment period extended
UPDATE 18 NOV 2013: The deadline for commenting on association committee proposals has been extended until 22 NOV 2013.
Webcast on re-engaging volunteer monitors
Free webcast, "Re-engaging your Volunteer Monitoring Organization" 19 NOV 2013.
Free membership announced for Citizen Science Association
UPDATE 16 FEB 2014: The Citizen Science Association announces free, inaugural membership.
Discussion on policies and citizen science
UPDATE 11 NOV 2013: Join a week-long discussion on policies for citizen science.
Site redesign feedback
UPDATE 7 NOV 2013: Offer feedback on the redesign of
Timeline for Association feedback
UPDATE 30 OCT 2013: Share your feedback before 15 November 2013 to help shape the growing Citizen Science Association.
Data policy resources for citizen science
UPDATE 23 OCT 2013: Clear and concise resources, developed with the support of DataONE, help the citizen science community understand details of data policies.
Crowdsourcing citizen science photos
UPDATE 17 OCT 2013: Find and share citizen science photos through a new Flickr group.
Association Webinar
Announcing the redesign
UPDATE 2 AUG 2013: is being redesigned! You can take part in informing this process.
White House celebrates citizen science
On June 25th, 2013, the White House and the Office of Science and Technology Policy is holding a Champions of Change event to honor citizen science - individuals and the field.
Discussion on publishing and peer-review of citizen science research
Caren Cooper (Cornell Lab of Ornithology) and Sue Silver (Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment) co-host a discussion about the challenges of publishing and funding research in the citizen science world.
Data Management Guide
In just 15 pages, this 2013 resource from DataONE shares the essential details you need to effectively take charge of your citizen science dataset.
Monitoring the status of the ocean and jellyfish populations through mobile user-submitted reports.
American Kestrel Partnership
Unifies North American businesses, universities, and public participants in scientific research to advance conservation of American Kestrel populations
Maine Audubon Wildlife Road Watch
Maine volunteer-based wildlife observation project where people register roadkill observations using a form and map based approach

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