Comprehensive citizen science program design and implementation support, citizen science, community based monitoring, invasive plants, plant ecology, restoration ecology, wildlife, water quality. supports your research by providing tools and resources that allow you to customize your scientific procedure - all in one location on the internet. provides tools for the entire research process including:

  • creating new projects,
  • managing project members,
  • building custom data sheets,
  • analyzing collected data, and
  • gathering participant feedback.

Citizen science empowers individuals to pursue their interests in the scientific world through developing and implementing projects using the scientific method. As a member of, you are encouraged to investigate your own scientific questions or jump on board as a volunteer for an existing project. stands out for its customization features that allow you to include your creativity into your research! Meet the people behind! was developed through the Natural Resources Ecology Lab (NREL) at Colorado State University as an initiative to promote citizen involvement in scientific research. We are partnering with Citizen Science Central to connect our volunteer coordinators with resources to help guide them in starting citizen science programs. We also collaborate with the citizen science data management working group of the DataONE program to facilitate data sharing and stewardship.




Greg Newman
Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory at Colorado State University
East Dr.
Fort Collins, CO  80523-1499
Phone: (970) 491-0410
Fax: (970) 491-1965

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