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Citizen Science Opportunities

Citizen Science Opportunities (National)

eBird: year-round contributions to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology database

Project Feederwatch: report bird sightings at your feeding station November-April; sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology

FrogWatch: report frog & toad vocalizations February-August; sponsored by the American Association of Aquariums and Museums

Project Budburst: report flowering times of local plants; sponsored by the Chicago Botanic Garden

GLEDN: smartphone app for reporting invasive species.  Great Lakes Early Detection Network (GLEDN) is connected with EDDMapSMidwest (Early Detection and Distribution Mapping System for the Midwest).



Citizen Science & Environmental Stewardship Opportunities (Local)

Invasive Species Strike Team: meets the 2nd Saturday of each month (March-December) from 9:00AM-noon at the Ornithology Center at Eagle Creek Park (use the 71st Street entrance) to remove invasive species.  For more information, contact Brenda Howard (Senior Ecologist, Indy Parks, Department of Public Works - City of Indianapolis, 317-327-7470).