The Latest Blog Posts from the Citizen Science Association:


Welcome, CSA’s first Board of Directors!
Category: Blog, CSA Board

Posted on: December 16, 2014

Membership has voted to approve the first Board of Directors for the Citizen Science Association. We are pleased to introduce the slate of twelve: Tom Baker Rick Bonney Darlene Cavalier Nolan […]

Flickr image by Philip Chapman-Bell:
Connecting a global community

Posted on: November 26, 2014

Before Citizen Science 2015 there was PPSR 2012 – arguably the birthplace of the Citizen Science Association. That two-day conference, held in Portland, Oregon, drew in practitioners from at least four […]

Inaugural Board: slate and terms of service

Posted on: November 21, 2014

From the Nominating Committee: On November 4th, all Citizen Science Association members should have received an email ballot to vote on the slate for the CSA’s inaugural Board. We hope everyone […]

Students don’t miss CitSci2015!

Posted on: November 20, 2014

by Julie Hecht Hello! Yes, you there! You! Yes you! The one standing there pointing at yourself. Yes, I mean you. I know all about you, well, all three of you: […]

SciStarter Team
SciStarter Hackfest Coming to CitSci2015

Posted on: November 14, 2014

by: Arvind Suresh What: A hands-on meet-up where everyone participates in dreaming up AND building creative tools to improve the field of citizen science! Where: Citizen Science 2015 Conference, San Jose, […]

Keynote Speaker Announced

Posted on: November 6, 2014

We are pleased to announce that Chris Filardi, Director, Pacific Program, Center for Biodiversity and Conservation (CBC) at the American Museum of Natural History, will be the Keynote Speaker at Citizen […]

Join us to discuss democratization of science at Citizen Science 2015

Posted on: October 30, 2014

As an ecologist trained in the auspices of academia, I’ve had the great fortune of traveling to magical places for my research. However, one particular field season had a greater impact […]

Vote for the CSA’s first Board of Directors

Posted on: October 29, 2014

The Nominating Committee for the Citizen Science Association Board of Directors would like to thank everyone for the thoughtful nominations for the inaugural Board. This community is truly fortunate to have […]

What does it take to launch the CitSci2015 Conference?

Posted on: October 16, 2014

Gathering so many passionate advocates for citizen science in one place at one time is a major undertaking. But we are moving down the path to CitSci2015 in San Jose because […]

Register early for a better Citizen Science 2015

Posted on: October 8, 2014

I’m sure you’re already excited about Citizen Science 2015 (CitSci2015) and the opportunities the gathering will offer both you and the wider citizen science community. By registering early, you can maximize […]