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  • Date: 05/01/2001
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The South Carolina Oyster Restoration and Enhancement involves volunteers of all ages in hands on habitat-restoration along the coast of SC. Volunteers also monitor reef development and water quality, entering data online. Volunteers can work with marine scientists on related aspects of the project (e.g. sampling fish and invertebrates using ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2001
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring National Facilitation Project is designed to build a comprehensive support system for Extension-affiliated and other volunteer water quality monitoring efforts across the country. The goal is to expand and strengthen the capacity of existing volunteer monitoring programs and support development of new groups ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2001
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Plants of Concern is a citizen science-based rare plant monitoring program in the Chicago Region. Developed in 2001, it how has collected long-term census data on 205 species at 245 sites in 710 separate element occurrences. More than 200 volunteers are involved each year. Threats and invasive species are also recorded. The data is housed in a ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2001
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    OakMapper.org provides citizens scientists with the opportunity to help monitor the occurrence of Sudden Oak Death (SOD). Using a simple form, users can mark the locations of symptomatic trees on a map and provide a brief description of the symptoms. Creating an account allows users to keep track of their submissions and to edit them at a later ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2001
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Vanessa Migration Project is a citizen science program that has been active since April 2001 as part of the Red Admiral and Painted Lady Research Site. Citizen observers in North America report their sightings of date, location, flight direction, and other activity of four butterflies of the genus Vanessa (V. atalanta, V. cardui, V. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1971
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program (VLMP) trains and supports volunteers who keep and eye on the health of their lakes. Our volunteers measure multiple indicators of lake water quality and screen for the presence of invasive aquatic plants such as variable milfoil. Our mission is to provide protection for the nearly 6,000 lakes in Maine ... »