27 Aug '12, 10am

Who wants to become a citizen naturalist or scientist?

One of the most popular ways that citizen naturalists are involved with the community is through a citizen science program. Citizen science is where the public volunteers time to assist scientists in their research. Citizen scientists can support professional researchers in a lot of ways – by submitting data, sharing experiences or spreading valuable information. Scientists benefit from having a lot more data to analyze and a pool of volunteers willing to help.

Full article: http://www.nwf.org/Wildlife/Wildlife-Conservation/Citizen...

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