Winter Birding- Seasonal Citizen Science for Everyone!

Citizen scientists have been studying birds for over 100 years, and some of the most popular projects involve observing birds throughout the winter. ¬†Below, we highlight five projects that study birds during the winter. ¬†Whether you want to watch birds while outdoors or from the comfort of your home, we have a project for you! … Read more “Winter Birding- Seasonal Citizen Science for Everyone!”

Categories: Birds, Citizen Science, Newsletter

Help keep the crawdads from taking over!

Some of you may have fond memories of summers spent kneeling by nearby streams, peering intently for crayfish to play with (or cook up for dinner!). These tiny, lobster-like creatures are a staple of freshwater ecosystems, southern menus, and even neuroscience classes. (No kidding — I learned about action potentials from a wonderful college professor … Read more “Help keep the crawdads from taking over!”

Categories: Animals, Biology, Citizen Science, Ecology & Environment, Nature & Outdoors, Ocean & Water