scientist 24: the ecologist – phenology and public involvement in research (2012)

Chris Creese reports from the Ecological Society of America conference in Portland USA. She has the stories on how the Internet is enabling ordinary people to become get involved in scientific discovery. She talked about how we can all get involved in science research to Jake Weltzin of the USA National Phenology Network and Brendan Weiner from ‘Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation’.

Follow-up link:

  • Spending time outdoors, or planning a vacation? Get in touch with Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation to find out how you can help scientists collect some important data:
  • Visiting the USA? Sign into Nature’s Notebook at to track the phenology of plants and animals:
  • Report on biology in Cambridge, sign into Nature’s Calendar:

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