Declining monarch population means increased need for citizen scientists

With its striking orange and black coloring and transcontinental range, the monarch butterfly is probably the most recognizable insect in North America. All pollinators are important to maintaining our food supply, but monarchs also have a key role in education; for decades schoolchildren across North America have been raising and releasing monarchs as part of … Read more “Declining monarch population means increased need for citizen scientists”

Categories: Citizen Science

Winter Citizen Science Projects To Warm Your Heart and Mind

Winter weather is upon us! Many folks bundle¬†up and venture outside to participate in citizen science, while others look for projects they can do indoors. Here’s a mitten-full of indoor and outdoor cold-weather projects for you to explore. Cheers! The SciStarter Team ¬† Weather-IT This project is run by a graduate student who needs your … Read more “Winter Citizen Science Projects To Warm Your Heart and Mind”

Categories: Animals, Birds, Citizen Science, Do-It-Yourself