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This searchable database provides a government-wide listing of citizen science and crowdsourcing projects designed to improve cross-agency collaboration, reveal opportunities for new high-impact projects, and make it easier for volunteers to find out about projects they can join.

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The Tick Expert on the Go
  • The Tick Expert on the Go

    By: Bieneke Bron, Maria del Pilar Fernandez, Pallavi Kache, University of Wisconsin - Madison & Columbia University
    04 June 2019

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of people getting diseases transmitted by ticks, mosquitoes and fleas has tripled in recent years. Milder winters and warmer springs and falls are making...

Catching up with an Angler and Citizen Scientist, Nick Milkovich
  • Catching up with an Angler and Citizen Scientist, Nick Milkovich

    By: Jake Lemon, Eastern Angler Science Coordinator of Trout Unlimited
    13 April 2018

    Citizen Science Day 2018 celebrates the work of the amazing volunteers who power the field. Nick Milkovich is a citizen scientist who recently participated in a Water Quality Snapshot Day event in the Allegheny National...

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