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) 


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

  • Project FeederWatch (National) 


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) 


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

  • Great World Wide Star Count (International) 


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