Who We Are

A Community of Practice Built on Collaboration

The Citizen Science Association has been years in the works and relies on the community for its growth. We operate through collaborations and contributions from numerous organizations, as well as the individuals who make up our Board of Directors and Working Groups.

Schoodic Institute – Organizational Home for the CSA

Schoodic Institute serves as the organizational home for the Citizen Science Association. Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to guiding present and future generations to greater understanding and respect for nature by providing research and learning opportunities through its outstanding Acadia National Park setting, unique coastal Maine facilities, and innovative partnership programs. For more information on the Schoodic Institute, please visit
Citizen Science Association, c/o Schoodic Institute, PO Box 277, Winter Harbor, ME, 04693

Other Leading Partners

Many other organizations also provide leadership, funding, and additional support for the CSA and its many activities. These include, but are not limited to, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, National Geographic, the Natural History Museum (London), DataONE, the California Academy of Sciences, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, NEON, Inc., and many others. See full lists of individuals and organizations currently represented on the CSA Board of Directors and CSA committees, and our growing list of supporters and sponsors.