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  • Date: 06/28/2011
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Golden Gate National Parks stewardship programs seek to engage the community in the protection and restoration of local nature on public lands in the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to native plant revegetation and invasive plant removal, the public is invited to join park staff in monitoring rare plant species. The Golden Gate National ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2011
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The NJ Watershed Watch Network is a program acting as an umbrella for all of the volunteer monitoring programs within New Jersey. The goal of this new program is to provide acceptable protocols and QA/QC requirements for volunteers if they chose to submit their data to the NJDEP, to assist volunteers in designing and building upon their existing ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2011
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Each fall and winter, hundreds of volunteers will scour the SF Bay to count migratory shorebirds. This study will help elucidate the importance of SF Bay wetlands as wintering grounds for shorebirds and other waterbirds. Conducting the survey helps us understand which parts of the bay shorebirds are using and if restoration projects are successful. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2011
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This is a USDA supported project that aims to better understand the spread of invasive plants in forested parklands that have high conservation value and high levels of public use. There is very little information about this in our region, which makes it difficult for park managers to determine the magnitude of the problem or how to manage it. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2010
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    A citizen science project designed to monitor the distribution and abundance of bird species throughout the Fresno-Clovis Metro Area in the Central Valley of California. ... »
  • 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. ... »

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