Citizen Science on the Radio: Philly Tree Map on WHYY’s ‘The Pulse’

By December 4th, 2013 at 12:07 pm | Comment



We are very excited to share the very first teaser segment for WHYY’s The Pulse with you, which aired last night at 6PM ET! Listen here: The producer Kimberly Haas talks about PhillyTreeMap, Azavea, and the local Plant One Million Campaign.

The Pulse is WHYY’s upcoming weekly one-hour radio program focused on health, science and innovation in the Philadelphia region. The show will explore the personal stories of illness and recovery, discovery, health and science trends and much more. Working with SciStarter’s founder, Darlene Cavalier, the show will also take a close look at citizen science initiatives in the PA, NJ, DE region and report out on which projects are gaining the most traction and yielding effective results. WHYY’s Behavioral Health Reporter, Maiken Scott, will host the program every Friday at 9 a.m. with a rebroadcast on Sunday mornings. Here’s where to listen:

WHYY’s Friday morning schedule (come Dec. 6th):

6-9 a.m. – Morning Edition
9-10 a.m. – The Pulse
10 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Radio Times

Here’s where you can help. If you’re a citizen science researcher, project manager, or participant in the PA, NJ, or DE areas, we want to hear from you! If you have an interesting story to share about a citizen science project or experience, let us know. Send your stories for consideration to


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