Linkages For Module 12: Test A Citizen Science App! — Give Us Your Thoughts.

Citizen Science Programs

iNaturalist A network for building biodiversity scientists through crowdsourced organism encounters and identifications
MapGive A community of online volunteer mappers created as an initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Humanitarian Information Unit


eBird A Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society tool that allows anyone to enter and map bird sightings in North America


Trinity Bird Count A citizen science effort counting every bird species in and along the Trinity River in Dallas


Texas Stream Team A group of community members, students, researchers, and professionals protecting Texas waterways
Invaders of Texas A citizen science initiative to detect invasive species
Texas Pollinator Bioblitz A Texas Parks and Wildlife effort to observe pollinators


Texas Amphibian Watch A Texas Parks and Wildlife effort to examine the decline of frogs, toads, and salamanders
Migratory Dragonfly Partnership A citizen science effort to document and understand dragonfly and damselfly migration


Did You Feel It? A USGS project for collection and analysis of earthquake data
National Phenology Network A project for mapping changings in the timing of nature due to climate change


GLOBE Observer An app-based NASA program for mapping clouds and mosquito habitats


HerpMapper A US-based initiative for the input of reptile and amphibian observations


Marine Debris Tracker An app for tracking the collection of marine waste



Databases to find additional projects

Hubble Site A site for space-based citizen science projects, including Star Date: M83, Planet Hunters, Galaxy Zoo: Hubble, and The Andromeda Project


Federal Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Catalog The federal database for citizen science projects


SciStarter A search engine for citizen science projects
National Geographic Society A comprehensive list of ideas for citizen science projects
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