Research into the “rafting” of animals on plastics and other debris in the ocean after the 2011 tsunami reveals other insights.
The Waccamaw Riverkeeper describes water quality monitoring with volunteers and the challenges brought by Hurricane Florence.
Students are participating in citizen science in the Schuylkill River to learn more about their watershed and water quality parameters.
Researchers team up with citizen scientists to monitor the pristine waters of Alaska for invasive, fouling organisms.
Florida International University is deploying a data buoy to monitor for red tide, and educating citizen scientists on sea level rise.
New York City Urban Field Station and its partners strive to preserve, protect and promote New York City’s natural areas.
With the help of an underwater webcam, a project in Gibraltar is crowd-sourcing observations of marine life in a protected area.
Recent research explores how scientists integrate education and community outreach into their work at biological field stations across America.
The TMACOG program helps teachers foster environmental stewardship in students, both in and out of the classroom, through monitoring water quality.
The Hoosier Riverwatch Program is training more volunteers to monitor local waterways and share their data with the program online.
The Upper Oconee Watershed Network recently celebrated 20 years of water sampling and citizen science in Georgia.
The Virginia Tech citizen science water monitoring program that began in Flint has received new money for ongoing work.
A remedial action plan for the Bay of Quinte has citizen scientists Tweeting data about the location of osprey nests to protect the species and ecosystem.
Buzzards Bay Coalition shows the power of community involvement in protecting natural areas. Scientists and local volunteers actively monitor Bay health.
Nonprofit organization S4W-Nepal uses smartphone technology, citizen scientists, and DIY equipment to gather water data in the Kathmandu Valley.
Coosa River Basin Initiative takes the lead as the guardian of Upper Coosa River Basin, protecting wildlife and drinking water.
The Boise River Watershed Watch program is an increasingly popular citizen science program teaching volunteers about the river’s health and water quality.
Citizen scientists volunteering with the Washington Sea Grant have found an invasive green crab on San Juan Island, the first sighting in inland waters.
Using the Wabash Sampling Blitz as a test case, a Purdue University study finds the usefulness of water quality data gathered by citizen scientists.
The Snapshot Wisconsin project looks to document wildlife around the state with more than 4,000 GPS-tagged cameras and satellite data.