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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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Preliminary Outcomes from CitSciMonth 2020

by Vivienne Byrd, Darlene Cavalier, and Caroline Nickerson First: thank you. Even with the unprecedented challenges, so many of you came together to make Global Citizen Science Month 2020 (April) a […]


Help Shape #CitSci2021

We are one year out from our 2021 conference and excited to be ramping up planning activities. In light of COVID-19 this event will have new and additional dimensions still in […]


Using Citizen Science in Higher Education

CSA is hosting a series of events to support educators using citizen science in higher education. These events are designed to help you as you think about creating online or face-to-face […]


Engaging Volunteers Online

Many citizen science projects are pivoting in-person volunteer trainings and meetings to the online sphere in response to Covid-19 related cancelations. We are curious how you are doing this? What’s been […]