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Inviting volunteers' stories
National Geographic Education invites citizen science volunteers to share their stories.
Invitation: Fusion Forum on Citizen-Generated Data
A Forum, 14 NOV 2012, hosted by the US Department of Health and Human Services, brings together practitioners to discuss how to access, manage, and work with citizen-generated data.
NEON resources for educators
NEON announces its Fall 2012 Citizen Science Academy offerings for formal and informal educators, as well as the Project BudBurst "Fall into Phenology" campaign.
Salamander Crossing Brigades
Trains volunteers to count migrating amphibians and safely usher the animals across roads during mass migrations.
RoadkillGarneau on the Epicollect smartphone app
Roadkill data collection through the Epicollect smartphone app.
Dragonfly Migration Monitoring
Monitoring dragonfly migration in North America.
WildlifeBlitzGarneau on Epicollect smartphone app
Wildlife population data collection through the Epicollect smartphone app.
Conference videos online
Videos and photos available from the 2012 PPSR Conference in Portland, Oregon.
AGU call for abstracts
Call for abstracts for two American Geophysical Union special sessions on education and citizen science. Meeting December 3-7, 2012, in San Francisco. ABSTRACTS DUE 8 AUG 2012.
Journal special issue and conference on citizen science
ESA announces a special issue on citizen science and hosts the PPSR 2012 Conference
Conference news
News on two upcoming conferences: PPSR 2012 in Portland and AGU in San Francisco.
Submit fake data! (be a beta-tester)
Help the Cricket and Katydid project test their system for email, Twitter, text, and phone data submission, today only!
Workshop on digitizing biodiversity specimens
Apply to attend the Public Participation in Digitization of Biodiversity Specimens Workshop, Sept. 28-29, in Gainesville, Florida. DEADLINE 16 JULY 2012.
Late-breaking call for posters
Late-breaking call for posters just announced for the Aug 4-5 PPSR Conference in Portland, Oregon. DEADLINE 9 JULY 2012.
Free workshops
Free workshops offered across the field of public participation in scientific research.
Bumble Bee Conservation
The Xerces Society is investigating bumble bees in decline with help from observers sharing photographs and location information.
Deadline extended for abstracts and scholarships
Due to popular demand, May 15th, 2012, is the new deadline for abstracts and scholarship applications for the PPSR 2012 Conference in Portland, OR.
Conference, books, grants, workshops
A few of the exciting offerings in the field at the moment.
Barcoding Life's Matrix
Engaging students as citizen scientists in the International Barcode of Life project
An app to capture data in the field, describing specimens for biodiversity studies.

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