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Environmental Justice at CitSci2019
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Posted on: April 18, 2019

We chose environmental justice as a special track at CitSci2019 to highlight the unique lessons we can learn from community science methods employed by environmental justice groups since the 1980s. Environmental […]

CitSci2019 Supports Teachers

Posted on: April 11, 2019

The education track of the conference explored citizen science both in K-12, classrooms, higher education, and out-of-school settings, with an emphasis on scientific inquiry and civic action. There were three talk […]

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 […]

AAAS Colloquium on Citizen Science, CSA Director's Remarks

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 […]

The One-Year Trial is Over: Please Tell Us What You Think
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Posted on: December 5, 2017

The CSA Board of Directors would like input, from all connected with the Citizen Science Association, on CSA’s membership structure. As a young organization, CSA has been striving to fulfil our […]

On growing pains and a growing field
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Posted on: November 28, 2017

From the Director’s desk (Jennifer Shirk, Interim Executive Director): When the Internet starts to critique citizen science, we know this field has truly come into its own. Several provocative articles over […]

CSA Gives on #GivingTuesday
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Posted on: November 28, 2017

For #GivingTuesday 2017, we are giving back to this community with go-to citizen science resources shared by some of our Board members. It’s a powerful but necessarily limited selection, drawing on […]