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Meet the Board: Anne Bowser

Posted on: February 15, 2017

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 […]

Seeking young citizen science enthusiasts!

Posted on: January 24, 2017

Are you age 13-18 and love citizen science? We invite you to be a leader in spreading the word about citizen science and how it can empower youth to help change […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Learning* through Citizen Science: An Aspirational Vision and Ten Questions to Prompt Reflection on Practice

Posted on: September 1, 2016

CSA’s Education Working Group has taken on as its mission to enable, inspire, investigate, and facilitate effective integration of scientific and educational goals, practices, and outcomes in citizen science. We offer […]

Educators: citizen science training opportunities

Posted on: July 26, 2016

Citizen science has long been talked about in terms of education and learning. There are increasing opportunities for educators to gain skills and find resources for using citizen science with youth. […]

Introducing the Ethics Working Group

Posted on: February 24, 2016

The purpose of the CSA Working Group on Ethics is to explore and address a range of ethical concerns for which people (members of the public and practitioners) may be unprotected […]

Data and metadata: Reporting from the citizen science data and service infrastructure meeting in Italy

Posted on: February 9, 2016

By: Sven Schade, Anne Bowser, and Russell Scarpino With the growth of citizen science comes the challenge of coordinating people, projects, and data. But these challenges also present a tremendous opportunity […]