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Journal special issue and conference on citizen science

ESA announces a special issue on citizen science and hosts the PPSR 2012 Conference

(From the e-list, 1 AUGUST 2012. Interested in subscribing? Click here!)

Citizen science/PPSR has really hit the news this week, with two big announcements via NSF's webcast yesterday:

1. A special issue of the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment has just been published featuring citizen science. It's available free online!

2. The first cross-disciplinary conference on Public Participation in Scientific Research is being held this weekend in Portland, Oregon.

Big thanks to the National Science Foundation for hosting this webcast, and to the Ecological Society of America for being behind both of these initiatives!

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