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New Data Quality 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 […]

Nominations for the CSA Board of Directors are open
Category: Blog, Uncategorized

Posted on: February 4, 2020

Skills Sought | About Board Service | Nominations Process This is a once-a-year solicitation of interest in service on CSA’s Board. The Board of Directors is the governing and managing body […]

Webinar: Balancing Citizen Science Data Collection Needs and Privacy Protections

Posted on: January 9, 2020

Date: Friday, January 24, 2019, from 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM ESTRegister here: http://bit.ly/CSAwebinarPrivacy  The Law and Policy Working Group will be presenting another webinar in their ongoing series. This webinar […]

Water Quality Monitoring Webinars
Category: Blog, CSA Blog, News, news, Webinars

Posted on: January 7, 2020

CSA will be hosting two webinars this month for the National Water Quality Monitoring Council. It was with great sadness that the Advisory Committee for Water Information (a Federal Advisory Committee […]

Citizen Science Month Webinar

Posted on: December 30, 2019

How do we get potential citizen science contributors (the public) more comfortable with participating in real science projects when they have not ‘done’ science since high school, and even then, in […]

Policy Perspectives on Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing: A special issue of CS:TP
Category: Blog, Journal, News

Posted on: November 30, 2019

Guest post by Lea A. Shanley, Alison Parker, Sven Schade, and Aletta Bonn, Guest Editors of the Special Issue. It is with great pleasure that we announce the publication of the […]

CSA Webinar: Approaching Informed Consent in Citizen Science: Legal and Ethical Issues

Posted on: November 4, 2019

Presented by the Law and Policy Working Group and Ethics Working Group Date: Friday, November 22, 2019, from 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM EST How do we know when citizen science […]