The Latest Blog Posts from the Citizen Science Association:


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Call for Volunteers, CSA Communications Working Group

Posted on: January 17, 2017

Be at the center of news and conversations in the world of citizen science! The Citizen Science Association is looking to enhance its Communications Working Group. This team works to coordinate […]

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 […]