Calling All Citizen Scientists

The Source mentions the Deschutes Land Trust and several other local organizations working with our community members to promote active conservation through citizen science projects.
By Damien Fagan
The Source

 

 

Looking for a way to contribute something toward understanding wildlife, the origin of our solar system or other scientific pursuits? A number of local groups offer a wealth of worthy citizen-scientist projects that anyone, young and old alike, can pursue. These may vary from looking at light pollution at night to counting butterflies, bees or objects in space. Generally, participants only need some time, a smartphone or computer and a little devotion. Here are a few projects calling for citizen scientists...

Bird surveyors hike along the Deschutes Land Trust Preserves. - COURTESY DESCHUTES LAND TRUST/JILL ROSELL
Bird surveyors hike along the Deschutes Land Trust Preserves. - COURTESY DESCHUTES LAND TRUST/JILL ROSELL