Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Citizen science contributes valuable information to conservation

Many people want to contribute to conservation efforts, but have not found a manner that is right for them.  For some, citizen science might be the answer.

Citizen science provides a way to make contributions without destroying your budget. In addition to contributing to the wealth of scientific data and information, participating in citizen-science projects might get you outdoors for fresh air and exercise.

Majoring in biology while in college, then never working as a biologist, left me with a void that often has been filled by citizen-science projects.

... There are many ways you can get involved in citizen science. For folks like myself who can't donate large or moderate sums of money, citizen science provides a way we can make contributions. Keep watching and you will probably find something that is a good fit for you.

Go Erie
M Bleech
24 Jun 2013

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