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  • Date: 09/12/2009
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Cricket and Katydid Crawl of New York City and Surrounds is a citizen science pilot project in which participants will venture out between dusk and midnight to locations of their choosing throughout the NYC metro area to listen for the calls of crickets and katydids and document their observations. Counts will be immediately text, emailed, or ... »
  • Date: 05/15/2009
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    On May 15th & 16th, 2009, citizens, area landowners and experts team together to conduct a 24-hour biological inventory of the taxa in an the Biodiversity Management Area near the towns of Roy and McKenna just east of Fort Lewis in Pierce County, WA. Teams will include botany, invertebrates, mammals, prairie species, butterflies, amphibians ... »
  • Date: 01/18/2009
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    To quantify how much of the night sky has been lost to light pollution, students in grades 3-8 compare their backyard view of Orion to six star charts of the constellation with varying limiting magnitudes. Using thousands of observations from across the local community, teams of students from individual schools plot the collective results by ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2009
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Adirondack All-Taxa Biodiversity Inventory is a biological information-gathering process dependent upon and supported by the citizens of the Adirondacks. It acknowledges the interdependence between stakeholders and the biological community within which they live, work, and recreate. Citizens and scientists from the Adirondacks and elsewhere ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2009
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    DEC conducts the Summer Wild Turkey Sighting Survey annually during the month of August to estimate the average number of wild turkey poults (young of the year) per hen statewide and among major geographic regions of the State. This index allows us to gauge reproductive success in a given year and allows us to predict fall harvest potential. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2009
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Each year over 120,000 Tasmanians go fishing at least once. Imagine...120,000 potential scientists collecting valuable data about the marine environment! We did. Welcome to Redmap! We invite the community to spot, log and map marine species that are uncommon in Tasmania, or along particular parts of our coast, addressing key knowledge gaps in ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2009
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Global Garlic Mustard Field Survey is a collaboration of scientists, students, conservationists, resource managers and 'amateur' scientists. Our goal is to collect high-quality data on the abundance and distribution of garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) in its native (Europe) and introduced (North America) ranges. This sampling protocol is ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2009
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    A BioBlitz is a rapid biological survey of a property in which as many species from as many taxonomic groups as possible are counted during a 24-hour period. It is used to provide a snapshot of wildlife in any area, and identify any rare or endangered species there. As a volunteer you would participate in training to learn how to collect data ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2009
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Nature's Notebook is a national plant and animal phenology observation program of the USA National Phenology Network. ... »
  • 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 ... »