The Latest Blog Posts from the Citizen Science Association:


Call for CSA Board Nominations 2017

Posted on: January 13, 2017

Nominations for the CSA Board are open! There are five open positions available, each with a three-year term beginning in May 2017. Nominations are due by February 10, 2017. Self-nominations and […]

Getting a scientist to accept your data

Posted on: December 30, 2016

Guest post by Hannah Webber, Research and Education Projects Manager, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park – – – My daughter’s school recently had a cookie exchange holiday party. As I […]

Photo credit: Marie O’Shea, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 2.
Environmental Protection Belongs to the Public: A report for EPA on the role of citizen science
Category: Blog, News

Posted on: December 13, 2016

By Shannon Dosemagen, Public Lab and Alison Parker, ORISE Fellow hosted by EPA – – – In 2015 the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) charged the National Advisory Council on Environmental […]

Research shows media can enhance girls’ citizen science learning
Category: Blog, Journal, News

Posted on: December 6, 2016

Guest post by Rita Karl, SciGirls/TPT – – – Girls who take part in well-designed and thoughtfully shared media – TV and video games – can have a more impactful citizen […]

More about membership: “It Takes a Village”

Posted on: November 18, 2016

Monthly Letter from Greg (CSA board chair) to all CSA members November 17th, 2016 • Fort Collins, Colorado Dear CSA Community, For this monthly message, allow me for a moment to […]

Meet the Board: Simphiwe Laura Stewart

Posted on: November 17, 2016

The Citizen Science Association is a rapidly growing organization with many new names and faces. Some of those faces are volunteering their time to lead this organization as Board Members. This […]

Where can I get scientific expertise for a citizen science project?

Posted on: November 15, 2016

By Malin Clyde, with the CSA Professional Development Working Group – – – Are you a community organization looking to engage a scientist to help with your citizen science project? Accessing […]

Second issue of journal launched

Posted on: November 11, 2016

By Rick Bonney and the Editorial Board of Citizen Science: Theory and Practice. – – – – We are pleased to announce publication of the first article in issue 2 of […]

CSA Transition to Paid Membership

Posted on: November 8, 2016

To all CSA members and supporters, via the CSA Membership Committee: The Citizen Science Association (CSA) was established in 2014 with the vision of a world where people understand, value, and […]

Co-designing professional development

Posted on: October 27, 2016

By Mark Chandler and the Professional Development Working Group – – – One of the more egregious sins of blog writing may well be using jargon, but it seems unavoidable when […]