Roundup of citizen science, wildlife, conservation, and ecology news, stories and events.
From visiting cemeteries to hunting for earthworms, scienceforcitizens.net came up with 10 back to school projects for citizen scientists Mapping Traffic’s Toll on Wildlife- New York Times article on roadkill being used for citizen science Protecting Tigers’ Final Strongholds & World’s Last Remaining Tigers Clustered in 6% of Available Habitat- New study lays out what needs to be done to save tiger populations Star Tribune’s Interactive Fall Color Report- includes pictures of leaves to identify Minnesota tree species (though, I think they should have . . . → Read More: Quick Links & Events 9.15
On Saturday, September 18th from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, I will be helping band waterfowl at Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge . Jealous? Well you can join too as the public is invited to help! It is free and you do not need to pre-register. Just arrive on time to the refuge headquarters to take part. Click here for more information.
Over Labor Day weekend, I headed south with the Monarch butterflies (not far south enough though). Now that I am back, it appears they have all left as I have not seen one over the last two days.
While I didn’t get to catch any butterflies it seems I did catch a cold over the weekend. But there is good news! Laying around has given me plenty of time to find a new project: eBird.
eBird is a citizen science program where you can report your bird observations online. It is an online checklist of birdwatching activities where . . . → Read More: eBird