Tag: citizen science

Dragonfly Migration Watch

Most people know about monarch butterfly migration, but there are actually other insects in the US that migrate. That includes 16 species of American dragonflies! Some researchers actually attached tiny radio transmitters to some Green […]

School of Ants

I love citizen science projects, and this one looks like a great project for teachers! The School of Ants project is a citizen-scientist driven study of the ants that live in urban areas, particularly around […]

Insects + Beer = SCIENCE

There is a really fun opportunity for some participatory science this August: “I could use your help to run a North American pilot test of an inexpensive trap for yellowjackets and hornets.  If  successful it […]

Saturday is Firefly Day!

I wrote last year about a new Citizen Science program called Firefly Watch. It’s a partnership between the Boston Museum of Science and researchers from Tufts University and Fitchburg State College to track these special […]

Ladybugs and Citizen Science

There is a neat new project out for you to participate in: The Lost Ladybug Project. From a press release about the project: “scientists are looking for rare species, such as the nine-spotted, two-spotted and […]