Park Visitors Chronolog Ecosystems To Help Monitor ChangeBy: Laura Brennan, Biologist with the National Park Service 10 July 2020
Each year three million people visit Indiana Dunes State and National Parks. At the same time, park staff are actively managing and restoring hundreds of acres of wetlands, oak savannas, and other fragile ecosystems. The...
Visiting the Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail this summer? Do NASA science on your phoneBy: Peder Nelson - Oregon State University, Helen Amos & Eric Brown De Colstoun - NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 30 July 2019
Are you traveling along a section of the Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail this summer? Help scientists and the National Park Service map the landscape along this route using the
Report to Congress describes the breadth and scope of Federal crowdsourcing and citizen scienceBy: John McLaughlin (GSA), Jay Benforado (EPA) and Sophia B Liu (USGS) 18 June 2019
The federal government has a long history of interest in citizen science, where volunteers and scientists work together to answer scientific questions and expand scientific knowledge. Thomas Jefferson, for example, collected weather observations and planned...
The Tick Expert on the GoBy: 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 MilkovichBy: 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...