Vital Signs Maine
Where are the invasive species in Maine? Where aren’t they? Students, educators, citizens, and scientists are working together to find out.
As part of the Vital Signs community you can help steward the 32,000 miles of rivers and streams, 6,000 lakes and ponds, 5,000 miles of coastline, and 17 million acres of forest that are threatened by invasive species.
Together we are using scientific tools and habits of mind to look for native and invasive species in local habitats. We are sharing what we find and do not find online. We are contributing to a greater understanding of our shared environment.
|How to Join||
Visit http://vitalsignsme.org/ to join the Vital Signs community.
Choose your Field Mission - http://vitalsignsme.org/field-missions
Collect and share your data.
Use the Vital Signs database to answer your research questions - http://vitalsignsme.org/explore/search
And share your multimediat projects - http://vitalsignsme.org/create-share-connect
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|Ideal Age Group||Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||In oceans, streams, rivers, lakes, While fishing, On a hike, In snow or rain, At the beach, On a walk, run, At school|
|Tags||Invasive species, Maine|
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