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Citizen Science 101

Kenmore, New York , 14217

What is Citizen Science? Can anyone become a citizen scientist? How do I participate in a environmental justice project near me? H...

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Citizen Science Day at NHMLA

Los Angeles, CA , 90007

Celebrate Citizen Science Day at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County on April 13, 14, and 15. Take a Nature Walk with ou...

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Vassar College

Phenology Information and Training

Poughkeepsie, NY , 12603

Learn about the monitoring of phenology or the timing of biological events of plants throughout the growing season. This training wil...

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Camp Bayou BioBlitz 2018

Ruskin, FL , USA

Join us for a morning BioBlitz to celebrate Citizen Science Day 2018! If you don't already have the iNaturalist app on your phone, yo...

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Citizen Science Family Day

San Diego, CA , USA

Become a citizen scientist and uncover nature’s wonders as we investigate the worlds of paleontology, herpetology, entomology, ornith...

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Citizen Science Fair - South Africa

Durban Botanic Gardens, eThekwini Ward 31, Durban, eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, 4001, RSA

Interested in becoming a Citizen Scientist? Come and see the array of incredible biodiversity-related projects you can get involved...

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BioBlitz - Dripping Springs

Las Cruces, NM , 88011

April 14th, 2018 Las Cruces, New Mexico 7:00am - 9:00pm Attend the first BioBlitz hosted by the BLM at Dripping Springs Natural...

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Level I Bumble Bee Identification

St. Louis Park, MN , United States

Come celebrate citizen science day by learning more about bumble bees and how citizen scientists can contribute valuable data in Minn...

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Annual Midwest Crane Count

Illinois, United States of America, Indiana, United States of America, Iowa, United States of America, Michigan, United States of America, Minnesota, United States of America, Wisconsin, United States of America

Each year in mid-April, over 1,000 volunteers travel to their local wetlands and favorite birding locations to participate in the Cra...

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SECME STEM Olympiad

Online

Students participate in science and compete in a variety of STEM events - including water rocketry, mousetrap vehicle, bionic hand, a...

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Explore, Learn, Record!

Shenandoah National Park, Skyline Drive, Page County, Virginia, 22827, United States of America

Join a Ranger on a short talk about how you can get involved with citizen science anywhere in the world and learn about the new pheno...

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Devin Gorsen

Devin Gorsen

Pepsi-Cola Sign, 4-09, 47th Road, Long Island City, Queens County, New York City, New York, 11109, United States of America

Do you like science? Citizen Science Day is a national, annual event to celebrate all things citizen science: incredible volunteers, ...

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NH Great Green Crab Hunt

Rye, NH , USA

Celebrate national Citizen Science Day by contributing to NH Sea Grant's New Hampshire Green Crab Project. Volunteers are needed to s...

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Birding at Cary

Millbrook, NY , 12545

The guided walks offer opportunities for beginning to advanced birders to observe and identify local birds in different habitats. ...

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Huyck Preserve

Phenology Training

Rensselaerville, NY , United States

Learn about the monitoring of phenology or the timing of biological events of plants throughout the growing season. This training wil...

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Anne Lewis

Women in Science Conference

Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center, West Sioux Avenue, Pierre, Hughes County, South Dakota, 57532, United States of America

We will be featuring a session on GLOBE at our Women in Science conference, an event for middle and high school aged young women.

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Kimberley Quach

A Community Focus Group on Governing Field Research

Farragut Square, Golden Triangle, Penn Quarter, Washington, District of Columbia, 20005, United States of America

Science and technology give us ways to address everything from disease to disasters. However, modern scientific research in areas su...

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BioBlitz 2018

Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park & Wildlife Safari, Safari Drive, Cass County, Nebraska, 68407, United States of America

Join us at Wildlife Safari Park on Saturday, April 22, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for our BioBlitz 2018. This 24 hour event is wher...

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Earth Day Workday

Anywhere

Help us honor, celebrate and work for the Earth on Earth’s special day, Earthday! Spend the morning and/or the afternoon working wit...

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Take a Note for Earth Day

Anywhere

Come to the Museum on Earth Day to learn about and explore your natural world. Spend a few minutes at our Notes from Nature table to ...

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City Nature Challenge: Los Angeles

Los Angeles County, California, United States of America

Take the City Nature Challenge, April 27-30, 2018 For the third year in a row, NHMLA is rallying everyone in Los Angeles County to...

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Diana Marques

City Nature Challenge Washington, DC Metro Area

Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America, Arlington County, Virginia, United States of America, Calvert County, Maryland, United States of America, Charles County, Maryland, United States of America, Clarke County, Virginia, United States of America, Culpeper County, Virginia, United States of America, Fairfax County, Virginia, United States of America, Fairfax, Fairfax (city), Virginia, United States of America, Falls Church City, Virginia, United States of America, Fauquier County, Virginia, United States of America, Frederick County, Maryland, United States of America, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, United States of America, Jefferson County, West Virginia, United States of America, Loudoun County, Virginia, United States of America, Manassas Park, Virginia, 20111, United States of America, Manassas, Virginia, United States of America, Montgomery County, Maryland, United States of America, Prince George's County, Maryland, United States of America, Prince William County, Virginia, United States of America, Rappahannock County, Virginia, United States of America, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, United States of America, Stafford County, Virginia, United States of America, Warren County, Virginia, United States of America, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

Do you enjoy exploring and observing nature in the Washington DC area? Make your observations count! Nature enthusiasts throughout...

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City Nature Challenge San Francisco Bay Area

Alameda County, California, United States of America, Contra Costa County, California, United States of America, Marin County, California, United States of America, Napa County, California, United States of America, San Francisco City and County, California, United States of America, San Mateo County, California, United States of America, Santa Clara County, California, United States of America, Solano County, California, United States of America, Sonoma County, California, United States of America

Help the San Francisco Bay Area show the world how biodiverse our region is by using the iNaturalist app to make as many observations...

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2018 City Nature Challenge: Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas

Collin County, Texas, United States of America, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, United States of America, Denton County, Texas, United States of America, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, United States of America

Join Texas Parks and Wildlife, Texas Master Naturalists, the Audubon Society, and many others in a fun challenge to see which city ca...

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Catherine Hoffman

City Nature Challenge 2018: Nashville

Montgomery County, Tennessee, United States of America, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States of America, Rutherford County, Tennessee, United States of America, Sumner County, Tennessee, United States of America, Williamson County, Tennessee, United States of America, Wilson County, Tennessee, United States of America

Take the City Nature Challenge in Greater Nashville! Join us to document wildlife you seen in parks, along greenways, at your school,...

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Michael Bear

City Nature Challenge/San Diego

2018 City Nature Challenge: San Diego

City Nature Challenge, which takes place from April 27-30, 2018, is a worldwide competition to see which city can make the most obser...

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Bioblitz: Find Nature in Noe Valley and Help San Francisco Win!

Noe Valley / Sally Brunn Branch Library, 451, Jersey Street, Noe Valley, San Francisco, San Francisco City and County, California, 94114, United States of America

In partnership with Bay Nature, come explore the Noe Valley neighborhood and look for nature great and small as part of the 2018 inte...

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Salem Woods

Salem, Massachusetts , USA

Explore Salem Woods! Meet at Olde Salem Greens parking lot (75 Wilson Street, Salem MA)

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Zoo New England, CC BY

Bioblitz with Friends of Lynn Woods

Lynn, Massachusetts , USA

We will be taking pictures of as many different types of animals, insects, plants, and fungi as we can find. City Nature Challenge is...

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Zoo New England, CC BY

A Walk through Central Woodland

Boston, MA , USA

Ready to explore the Arboretum’s wild side? Join us for a walk through Central Woodland, one of the Arboretum’s minimally maintained ...

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Zoo New England, CC BY

Boston Nature Center BioBlitz

Mattapan, Massachusetts , USA

Explore a beautiful urban wildlife sanctuary as we attempt to identify as many plant and animal species on the sanctuary as we can. W...

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Zoo New England, CC BY

Swampscott Town-wide Bioblitz

Swampscott, Massachusetts , 01907

Join the Swampscott Citizen Science Teens and Girl Scouts of Ocean Bay to document the species that live in Swampscott by participati...

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Zoo New England, CC BY

Mass Audubon Statewide Volunteer Day

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States of America, Massachusetts, United States of America

Spend the morning helping wildlife sanctuaries with habitat restoration, garden maintenance or clean-ups, all the while adding to wil...

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South Bay BioBlitz

Anywhere

Deane Dana Friendship Park, 1805 W 9th St. San Pedro, CA 90732 Are you curious about nature in the South Bay? Come join us for a p...

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Zoo New England, CC BY

Canoe River Wilderness BioBlitz

Foxborough, MA , USA

Join Pare Corporation for the iNaturalist 2018 City Nature Challenge as we explore and document the biodiversity of the Canoe River W...

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Zoo New England, CC BY

Wright Farm Spring Celebration

Lexington, Massachusetts , USA

Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day at Lexington's newest Conservation property! Activities and Displays: *Morning Guided Birding W...

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Zoo New England, CC BY

Guided Tour: Let's Go Birding

Boston, Massachusetts , 02130

As part of Boston’s City Nature Challenge weekend, participants in the April 28 Bird Walk will have the option to use the iNaturalist...

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Bioblitz Warren Woods

Anywhere

Join us on a ramble through Warren Woods shady beech-maple forests and find plants uncommon on the Illinois side, such as dwarf ginse...

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Cary Institute

Fern Glen Phenology Trail Walk

Anywhere

Join the Cary Institute’s Vicky Kelly for a guided walk exploring the lifecycles of plants and animals. Have you wondered what det...

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Bioblitz Harms Woods

Anywhere

Harms is one of the best spots for spring wildflower sightings in the region, as well as a great place to spot spring migratory birds...

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Grand Park BioBlitz

Grand Park, Civic Center, Bunker Hill, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, 90012, United States of America

Ever sifted through wildlife or habitat data in Los Angeles? Maybe you have, maybe you haven’t, but as someone who has, I’ll tell you...

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