Citizen Scientists

 

There are lot's of ways to engage the world around you by becoming a citizen scientist! It's not only fun but it helps make a difference in the world around you. Check out some of the wonderful projects and program below. 


  • The Cornell Lab of Ornithology: For the Birds YardMap (National) 

URL: http://content.yardmap.org/

Description: A free, interactive, citizen science mapping project about habitat creation and low-impact land use. 

  • Project FeederWatch (National) 

URL: http://feederwatch.org/

Description: Put up a bird feeder, count birds, enter your data and help scientists track the broad scale movements of birds. 

  • Amphibian and Reptile Atlas (Local) 

URL: http://herpatlas.sdnhm.org/

Description: Create an account and upload your amphibian and reptile photos/observations to on online Atlas maps. 

  • Great World Wide Star Count (International) 

URL: http://www.windows2universe.org/citizen_science/starcount/

Description: Count stars in the sky and report your findings online to help aid in collecting light pollution data. 

 

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