Category: <span>Citizen Science</span>

i-Three Issue Corps – Climate Literacy for Youth

Climate Literacy for Youth is a collaborative effort between Auburn University and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension to extend online learning for youth on the topic of climate science. Through an ongoing USDA NIFA grant, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension has developed an online learning module focused on climate science for youth audiences. In partnership with the […]

Citizen Science Resources for Cooperative Extension

As part of my 2015-16 eXtension Citizen Science Fellowship, I compiled a set of resources for Citizen Science in Cooperative Extension. Read also my thoughts on the State of Citizen Science in Extension in 2016. Citizen science is continuing to grow inside and outside of Extension. There are many partnerships that cross the “boundaries” of […]

i-Three Issue Corps – Citizen Science: Capturing Variability of Precipitation

Agriculture producers rely on the weather to bring them a good year for their livestock and crops.  However, as we all know, the weather can be a puzzle.  Precipitation is an important part of this puzzle and unfortunately can be very unpredictable in certain communities. Having a good sense of the precipitation within their community […]

Here Comes the PlantShoe Citizen Science Competition

Cross-discipline Collaboration Computer programmers, geospatial experts, and land management specialists are developing a customizable, collaborative, and fun eXtension citizen scientist workspace that will help forest farmers in Appalachia and beyond address issues related to site selection for planting medicinal crops. The idea is to train and equip citizen scientists from across the Appalachian chain to […]