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!

Here, There, and Everywhere

Stewardship intern, Morgan, tells us about the second half of her internship More

10 Cool Ideas from the Citizen Science 2017 Conference

Extension staff share their favorite citizen science ideas from the Citizen Science conference in St. Paul, MN More

Making Training Easier for Outdoor Volunteers

Free online training guides make it easy and straightforward for anyone to organize a volunteer training workshop, learn best practices or simply brush up on their skills. More

What Our Partners Say

In 2016, the Network conducted a research effort to better understand how our conservation partners use and value the Stewardship Network: New England. More

Why I Go Out on Warm, Rainy Nights

A volunteer's own words on why she helps shepherd salamanders to safety each spring. More

In Search of Rare Plants

22% of New England’s native plants are rare or deemed historic. These volunteers give their time to help conserve and promote native plants. More

5 Ideas for Wild Winter Fun

Get outside and get involved with any of these citizen science projects this winter More

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