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Mountain Birdwatch Seeks Hiker/Birders for Citizen Science Project

Published: Mar 20, 2015
Do you enjoy hiking? Are you a birder - or would you like to learn more about bird identification to support a conservation effort? Mountain Birdwatch is looking for birdwatchers who are strong hikers to conduct a survey (during the month of June) in the Adirondacks, Catskills, Green and White Mountains, or Maine. More

Acadia SeaWatch at Schoodic Point

Published: Mar 20, 2015
SeaWatch at Schoodic Point is a citizen science program conducted by staff and volunteers of the Schoodic Institute’s Bird Ecology Program. From mid-August through November the Atlantic Flyway of North America comes alive with the passage of a variety of migratory birds, including gulls, sea ducks, gannets, cormorants, loons, mergansers, shorebirds, raptors, and occasional songbirds. More

Bugs in our Backyard

Published: Mar 12, 2015
Bugs In Our Backyard (or “BioB“) is a citizen science program for students and teachers in grades K-12. Activities and coverage of topics in the life sciences are connected to on-going research on a charismatic native insect, the red-shouldered soapberry bug, Jadera haematoloma. Curricula are free, and help connect students (and others) to the diversity in your own backyard. More

Webinar on BMPs for Invasive Plants 3/24

Published: Mar 2, 2015
The USDA Forest Service and Sustainable Forests Roundtable are sponsoring a national webinar on best management practices for invasive plant management. More

Southeast Hub to Meet 3/24

Published: Mar 2, 2015
The spring meeting of the Southeast Stewardship Hub will take place on Tuesday, March 24 at 8:30 a.m. in Lee, NH. More

Girl Scouts Partner With Network for Spring Stewardship Projects

Published: Feb 28, 2015
Network seeks youth-friendly stewardship projects for spring "Take Action" projects. More

Rusty Blackbird Spring Migration Blitz

Published: Feb 23, 2015
Blitz for Blackbirds! Take part in this international effort to learn more about the Rusty Blackbird during its northward migration. More

2015 Bunny Blitz: Citizen Science for Cottontail Rabbits

Published: Feb 5, 2015
Help survey for cottontail rabbit pellets on Sat. Feb. 28! More

Training Offered for Emerald Ash Borer Naturalists

Published: Feb 3, 2015
Naturalists are needed in Concord, NH to lead public tours of Emerald Ash Borer infestations. No experience necessary! More

Friday's Emerald Ash Borer Workshop Cancelled

Published: Jan 29, 2015
The "Emerald Ash Borer for Community Planners" workshop scheduled in Concord for this Friday due to likelihood of snow. More