New opportunity to join a group of practitioners of citizen science - free

Wednesday, 25 February, 2015

The Citizen Science Association (CSA) is providing free inaugural membership. The CSA is a community of practice for the field of public participation in scientific reserach, it has the following vision, mission and goals;

Vision – A world where people understand, value, and participate in science.

Mission – Advance citizen science through communication, coordination, and education.

Goals – The Citizen Science Association actively works to:

  • Establish a global community of practice for citizen science
  • Advance the field of citizen science through innovation and collaboration
  • Promote the value and impact of citizen science
  • Provide access to tools and resources that further best practice
  • Support communication and professional development services
  • Foster diversity and inclusion within the field

Community-based forest monitoring facilitators and communities  could benefit from being members by gaining access to new tools and resources availalbe for public participation in science.