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Virginia Working Landscapes

Virginia Working Landscapes is a program of the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute that promotes conservation of native biodiversity and sustainable use of working lands through research, education and community engagement. Each year we train citizen scientists to monitor wildlife (birds, plants, pollinators, salamanders, mammals) throughout 15 counties in Northern Virginia. Looking for participants 18 & up.

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Geographic Scope: Virginia (currently...)

Project Status: Active -recruiting volunteers

Participation Tasks: Classification or tagging, Data entry, Geolocation, Identification, Learning, Observation, Sample analysis, Specimen/sample collection,

Start Date: 2010-01-01

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Name of Nonfederal Sponsors: George Mason University

Fields of Science: Animals, Biology, Birds, Ecology and environment, Education, Nature and outdoors, Pollinators/insects, Science policy,

Intended Outcomes: Programmatic, Research development, Individual learning, Conservation,