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Updated 09/23/2016
Presented by Nature Abounds
Participation fee $0
Expenses $0
Spend the time outdoors
Location anywhere
Appropriate for kids no
Teaching materials no

Required Gear:

Pen or pencil, IceWatching forms, camera, and computer access

IceWatch USA

Engage citizens in helping scientists study climate change
Observe and report on wildlife and winter precipitation

As an IceWatch USA™ volunteer, you observe a water body in your area over the winter, and report on weather (snow, precipitation, ice cover, as well as wildlife activity. In as little as ten minutes, your observations help scientists analyze climate change and other environmental factors as well as how people can adapt to those changes. The IceWatching season begins every year on the day of fall and ends with your last ice coverage and/or last snowfall.

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