|Presented By||Nature Abounds|
|Goal||Engage citizens in helping scientists study climate change|
|Task||Observe and report on wildlife and winter precipitation|
|Where||Global, anywhere on the planet|
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.
|How to Join||
To volunteer with IceWatch USA, complete a Volunteer Application at: http://www.natureabounds.org/Volunteer.html
Once your application has been processed, you will receive a "Welcome to IceWatch USA" email with instructions to get started.
Pen or pencil, IceWatching forms, camera, and computer access
|Ideal Age Group||Adults|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||In oceans, streams, rivers, lakes, On a hike, At home, In snow or rain, On a walk, run, At school|
|Tags||climate change, delaware, ice, new jersey, pennsylvania, philadelphia, snow, volunteer, winter|
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