Information to Action: Strengthening EPA Citizen Science Partnerships for Environmental Protection

The new report from the National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT) is out: “Information to Action: Strengthening EPA Citizen Science Partnerships for Environmental Protection.” This report is a follow-up to the Council’s first report, “Environmental Protection Belongs to the People.“ There are ten recommendations to the EPA in the report(s). As articulated … Read more “Information to Action: Strengthening EPA Citizen Science Partnerships for Environmental Protection”

Categories: CitSci Research, EPA NACEPT

Environmental Protection Belongs to the Public: A #CitSciChat about the report for EPA on the role of citizen science

Last month, the National Advisory Council on Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT), an EPA advisory council, transmitted a report to EPA titled Environmental Protection Belongs to the Public: A Vision for Citizen Science at EPA outlining thirteen specific recommendations for EPA. (Learn more about the report, its genesis, and NACEPT, in this post, coauthored byShannon Dosemagen, Public Lab … Read more “Environmental Protection Belongs to the Public: A #CitSciChat about the report for EPA on the role of citizen science”

Categories: Events

SciStarter founder and Professor at ASU’s School for the Future of Innovation in Society appointed to EPA Advisory Council.

SciStarter founder and Professor at School for the Future of Innovation in Society at ASU , appointed to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Advisory Council . Darlene Cavalier has been invited to serve as a member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology. The council provides independent advice to the … Read more “SciStarter founder and Professor at ASU’s School for the Future of Innovation in Society appointed to EPA Advisory Council.”

Categories: Citizen Science News, In the News

The Citizen Science Funding Resource Guide

Looking for ways to fund citizen science research? Check out the Citizen Science Funding Resource Guide! Jessica Clemente, an environmental science graduate thought she would be doing work outside of her community once she got her degree. But she is an asthmatic, and when she found out there was an asthma study taking place in … Read more “The Citizen Science Funding Resource Guide”

Categories: Citizen Science, Climate & Weather, Ecology & Environment

On Air: The EPA’s Brand New Citizen Science Tool

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is on a new mission: to encourage citizen scientists to learn more about the air, water, and resources around them. Earlier this year, the EPA’s Region 2 office announced its newest tool, MyEnvironment. This project provides immediate access to a cross-section of environmental data for any geographical location in the … Read more “On Air: The EPA’s Brand New Citizen Science Tool”

Categories: Citizen Science, Ecology & Environment

Propose ideas for citizen science sensor to report air quality (win $100,000!).

Have an idea for a wearable or smartphone sensor to help monitor and report air quality information? This just in….new contest presented by Innocentive, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Health and Human Service: My Air, My Health: An HHS/EPA Challenge This is a Theoretical Challenge that requires only a written proposal … Read more “Propose ideas for citizen science sensor to report air quality (win $100,000!).”

Categories: Citizen Science