SCARAB (Scientific Collaboration for Accessible Research About Borers)
|Presented By||LA Makerspace|
|Goal||Studying invasive beetles in order to learn how to manage them|
|Task||Tagging infected trees|
This is a citizen science project to help track the spread of invasive beetles, such as the polyphagus shothole borer (PSHB), to better understand factors leading to their spread and how to manage them.
|How to Join||
Sign up via iNaturalist and join http://www.inaturalist.org/projects/scarab
Cellphone with camera and the ability to install the iNaturalist app.
|Ideal Age Group||Elementary school (6 - 10 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||On a hike, On a walk, run, At school, At a science center, zoo or aquarium, At home|
|Tags||beetles, invasives, polyphagus shothole borer, pshb, trees|
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