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Expanding the reach of environmental research with Citizen Science

“Investing in Citizen Science can improve natural resource management and environmental protection” is Ecological Society of America’s guide to deciding if citizen science is right for your organization, and the best design to meet your organization’s goals. Number 19 in ESA’s series Issues in Ecology, the report is included as a resource in the Federal Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing Toolkit, released by the White House OSTP this morning in conjunction with a Citizen Science Forum webcast live from the White House and a memo mandating the incorporation of citizen science into all federal agency programming.

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Volunteer ‘eyes on the skies’ track peregrine falcon recovery in California

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, September 11, 2014 Contact: Alison Mize, 202-833-8773 ext. 205, gro.asenull@nosilA   Datasets from long-running volunteer survey programs, calibrated with data from sporadic intensive monitoring efforts, have allowed ecologists to track the recovery of peregrine falcons in California and evaluate the effectiveness of a predictive model popular in the management of threatened species.   In recovery from…

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Expanding the reach of environmental research with Citizen Science

“Investing in Citizen Science can improve natural resource management and environmental protection” is Ecological Society of America’s guide to deciding if citizen science is right for your organization, and the best design to meet your organization’s goals. Number 19 in ESA’s series Issues in Ecology, the report is included as a resource in the Federal Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing Toolkit, released by the White House OSTP this morning in conjunction with a Citizen Science Forum webcast live from the White House and a memo mandating the incorporation of citizen science into all federal agency programming.

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Volunteer ‘eyes on the skies’ track peregrine falcon recovery in California

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, September 11, 2014 Contact: Alison Mize, 202-833-8773 ext. 205, gro.asenull@nosilA   Datasets from long-running volunteer survey programs, calibrated with data from sporadic intensive monitoring efforts, have allowed ecologists to track the recovery of peregrine falcons in California and evaluate the effectiveness of a predictive model popular in the management of threatened species.   In recovery from…

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