citizen science

George Washington University
Marine scientists are using information collected by everyday people to monitor sharks in the face of climate change.
An image of a cherry orchard filled with white blossoms.

The cherry orchard the author grew up on in Niagara County, N.Y. (Caleb Seib/SUNY-ESF)

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Intentionally developing place connections will allow us to create environmental actions that are community-driven.
UC Berkeley
Citizen science gives people of all ages the chance to participate in research and re-discover the most curious parts of themselves.
Maryland high school student Sam Pritt is pulling ahead of his classmates and helping citizen environmentalists contribute to larger research projects along the way.