Citizen Science Stories

 

We're collecting stories about volunteers assisting scientists in their understanding of New England's natural environment. Do you have a story to share? Email us with your story and a picture!

Volunteers Put Science into Action for Stream Restoration

In early October, volunteers gathered in Swanzey, New Hampshire to put the finishing touches on a stream restoration project that put citizen science into action. More

New Research Shows Place Matters in Citizen Science

Malin Clyde, Project Manager for the Network, co-authors a new paper about citizen science in the Journal of Biological Conservation More

Undergraduate Students Lead Volunteer Storm Watchers in Water Quality Investigation

Our summer intern in citizen science, Megan Verfaillie, was a key contributor to a collaborative research effort this summer More

A Summer to Remember

As my internship is coming to an end, I wanted to share some of my most memorable moments from this summer. More

From Watchers to Catchers

Intern Megan Verfaille's take on the UNH Storm Watchers project. More

The Best of Both Worlds

From beach grass to water sampling, here's a few things I've learned here in my first month working with the Stewardship Network: New England! More

Keeping the "Great" in the Great Bay

The Great Bay Estuary is designated by the U.S. EPA as one of only 28 “Estuaries of National Significance.” Despite this lofty title, as of 2013 the Great Bay Estuary showed 12 of 16 negative environmental indicators. More

A Network for All of Us

Want to know how different people use the Network? Watch this video and be inspired! More

Listening for Bats: 2015 NH Bat Survey Results

Citizen scientists help generate data that is essential for researchers and managers in their efforts to protect bat species. More

When Nature's Calendar Changes, Citizen Scientists Can Help

We all have an intuitive sense of phenology. What does that mean and how can we take a closer look at these subtle changes? More

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