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Assessing data collection skills?
Your work to assess data accuracy can help promote best practices in citizen science.
CitizenScience.org is on Twitter!
EList update 5 OCT 2011: News happens faster than bi-weekly emails. Follow CitizenScience.org on Twitter!
Nature's Notebook
A national plant and animal phenology observation program.
Cross-disciplinary conversations
Citizen science prominently discussed in several recent conferences.
GLOBE at Night
Encouraging public data analysis yields environmental impacts.
Local knowledge. Environmental education training.
Discussions on local knowledge and opportunities for professional development in environmental education and communication.
Remembering Ellie Ely, editor of The Volunteer Monitor
 
Updates, 14 NOV 2011
Collaborations: a discussion, a funding opportunity, and more...
Beetle Busters
Using technology to build a search image for spotting one invasive species.
Updates, 4 FEB 2011
Conferences and Job Postings now online
Curriculum: climate change impacts on wildlife and wildlands
Citizen science participants recognized as "Climate Stewards" by government agencies, in education resources on regional climate impacts.
OilReporter: smartphones for science
Geolocation, texting, videos... exploring the potential (and the boundaries) of rapid response science with smartphones.
Learning network for citizen science and conservation
Help shape new strategies for conservation through citizen science.
News and Updates 7 September 2010
 
Updates, 18 JAN 2011
Priority need: support for project evaluation.
Updates, 15 APRIL 2011
Conservation and public participation in scientific research, fabulous blog post
Ethics and citizen science, discussion forum
EList update 13 SEPT 2011: Launching the discussion forum on CitizenScience.org/community with a conversation about addressing ethical considerations.
Professional Development, Citizen Science and Informal Science Education
[Summer 2012] The Association of Science-Technology Centers offers three free workshops for ISE professionals.
Conference News
Update 8 SEPT 2014 - Citizen Science 2015 call for proposals, call for reviewers, and more.
Changing the citizen science conversation
EList update, 31 AUG 2011: Citizen science at ESA; Focus on Diversity; Discussion forum coming soon.

Citizen science, volunteer monitoring, participatory action research... this site supports organizers of all initiatives where public participants are involved in scientific research.

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