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Preliminary Outcomes from CitSciMonth 2020

Posted on: May 21, 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

Posted on: May 18, 2020

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
Category: Blog, CSA Blog, News

Posted on: May 4, 2020

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
Category: Blog, CSA Blog, News

Posted on: April 14, 2020

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 […]

2020 CSA Board Elections
Category: Blog, CSA Blog, News

Posted on: April 9, 2020

Announcing candidates for the 2020-2023 term on CSA’s Board of Directors The Nominations Committee is pleased to put forward the following ballot of candidates to fill the two open seats on […]

Member Interview: Clare Hawkins and Anne Eichholtzer

Posted on: April 1, 2020

Clare Hawkins (Hobart, Tasmania, Australia) is the Citizen Science Coordinator at Bookend Trust and author of the Nature Trackers blog.  She has five years of dedicated experience managing citizen science projects including […]

New Data Quality Resource Compendium

Posted on: March 13, 2020

A well-known  barrier to achieving the science and policy oriented goals of citizen science is the (real or perceived) quality of data generated by our efforts. Back in 2017, the Data […]

Career Path: Kris Stepenuck

Posted on: March 9, 2020

Want to make a career of citizen science, but not sure how? Let’s learn from the experience of those who have successfully built a career in this dynamic field. Kris Stepenuck […]

Introducing Environmental Justice Practitioners Working Group

Posted on: February 10, 2020

We are pleased to announce the Environmental Justice Practitioners’ Working Group (EJPWG)- the newest of nine CSA working groups.  The need for an EJPWG emerged from conversations at CitSci2019 conference initiated […]

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Milestone for CSA’s journal
Category: Blog, Journal, News, news

Posted on: February 10, 2020

From its outset, CSA has committed to supporting excellence in the practice of citizen science. A foundational way to support this has been the development of the peer-reviewed and open access […]