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  • Date: 06/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Raptor Population Index Project (RPI) uses migration counts collected by citizen scientists and professional biologists to monitor population trends of vultures, hawks, falcons, and other birds of prey. RPI generates indices of annual abundance, generates status assessments, and makes information available to the general public, wildlife ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Gardeners visit this site and report what varieties perform well - and not so well - in their gardens. Other gardeners visit to view the variety ratings and read the reviews to decide which might work well for them. The VVfG citizen science project also provides an opportunity for researchers to involve knowledgeable, motivated citizens in ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    BirdSleuth is an inquiry-based science curriculum that engages kids in scientific study and real data collection through the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's citizen science projects. Each BirdSleuth module encourages students do what “real” scientists do: ask questions, collect data, look for patterns and evidence, test ideas, draw conclusions, and ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    In 2004, the City of Menomonie updated its storm water management plan to minimize storm water runoff, encourage storm water infiltration and reduce sediment and nutrient deposition in the storm water conveyance system and waterways. This plan complies with the requirements of the EPA Phase II and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource (WDNR ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    MY NASA DATA attempts to make NASA satellite data about the Earth available in a form that is accessible to the public through a standard web browser. For citizen scientists, the project has identified a number of science project ideas which tie local observations to the larger context and history available from satellite data. A mentor network is ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    AMC's Mountain Watch is a citizen scientist monitoring program whereby hikers monitor and report the timing of alpine and mountain forest flowers bud break and flowering and document air quality from mountain vistas. Mountain Watch plant observations will aid researchers in understanding how and by what magnitude the biota on the mountains are ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Clean Boats, Clean Waters is a project designed to educate the general public and enlist their help in preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS). Volunteers attend a 3 hour training session to learn how to conduct watercraft inspections, attain general information about AIS, and pick-up the required equipment for inspections. As a ... »