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CSA – Strategic Planning in 2018

Posted on: May 1, 2018

Since our founding in 2013, CSA has made great strides as a leanly-funded, volunteer-driven organization – but it has been a bit of a whirlwind. Now, four years into this rapid […]

Vote for five new CSA Board members (2018 cohort)
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Posted on: April 23, 2018

The CSA Nominations Committee has narrowed a pool of 30¬†nominees to a ballot of 10 individuals. Now we are turning to the dues-paying members of the Citizen Science Association (CSA) to […]

CSA 2019 Call for proposals
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Posted on: April 3, 2018

We invite researchers, practitioners, and citizen science community members to prepare proposals for the Citizen Science Association Conference (CitSci2019) to be held March 13-17, 2019 in Raleigh, NC. Keep an eye […]

Call for Board Nominations 2018
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Posted on: February 5, 2018

Nominations for the CSA Board are open! There are five open positions available, each with a three-year term beginning in May 2018. Self-nominations and nominations of others are encouraged (please see […]

Data & Metadata: Working Group Report and Future Outlook
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Posted on: January 15, 2018

Cross-posted from the Wilson Center’s Science & Technology Innovation Program blog, previewing a report by members of the Citizen Science Association’s Data & Metadata Working Group. With the growth of citizen […]

AAAS Colloquium on Citizen Science, CSA Director's Remarks
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Posted on: January 12, 2018

From remarks by CSA’s Interim Executive Director, Jennifer Shirk, at the¬† AAAS Citizen Science Colloquium (9 JAN 2018). Ordinarily I like to focus on achievements and successes, in part because there […]

2017 CSA Top Ten Year in Review
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Posted on: December 28, 2017

[sg_popup id=”9″ event=”onload”][/sg_popup]2017 was a year of major milestones for CSA – here is our Top-10 run-down (in calendar order). 1. Paid Membership Without removing any previously-existing benefits for all members, […]

Local Actions, Global Connections: Advancing Citizen Science with UN-Environment (UNEP)
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Posted on: December 27, 2017

[sg_popup id=”14″ event=”onload”][/sg_popup]One billion people engaged in citizen science by 2020. This bold goal was part of a Global Vision Statement presented at the Science Policy Business Forum for the Environment, […]

A book list for citizen science enthusiasts
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Posted on: December 19, 2017

[sg_popup id=”9″ event=”click”][/sg_popup]Curious about citizen science and want to read more? Excited about trying out citizen science with youth and looking for activities? Deeply involved and want to learn more on […]

Building transparency into CSA

Posted on: December 15, 2017

Post by CSA Treasurer, Anne Bowser – – – The Citizen Science Association is an open community of researchers, practitioners, and others who seek to advance the field, and over the […]