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Citizen science is the involvement of the public in scientific research – whether community-driven research or global investigations. The Citizen Science Association unites expertise from educators, scientists, data managers, and others to power citizen science. Join us, and help speed innovation by sharing insights across disciplines.

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Anti-Racist Community/Citizen Science Course

2023 Winter Session Enrolling Soon Join four live, engaged sessions with experienced colleagues in this field to actively discuss and workshop anti-racism efforts for your project, program, and partnerships.  The course, […]


Screenshot of a presentation slide from the platform Mentimeter, showing a colorful word cloud of responses to the question: Enter three words that you think might describe the heart of this work. The largest response, in the center, is the word science, followed closely by the words collaboration, public, participatory, community, connection, collaborative, and data. The much larger range of words includes many things, including the phrases knowledge generation, ecoliteracy, belonging, place, reciprocity, inclusive, exploration, and stop centering academia. Coming to Terms: Exploring language and practices

Post by Jennifer Shirk, Executive Director, Citizen Science Association Throughout 2022, CSA has been leading a connected conversation about the wide array of traditions, practices, and terms that people in this […]


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