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Tag: citizen science

Sep 21, 2020

Americans Are Observing Nature During the Pandemic, Helping Scientists With Research

As coronavirus forces many people to stay close to home, more "citizen scientists" are providing invaluable data. 

5 Tips for Getting into Birding, College of Natural Resources, female cardinal, courtesy Lauren McLaughlin, feature

Jul 16, 2020

Five Tips for Getting into Birding

Ever wanted to start birding? Here are five tips to get you started. 

Apr 7, 2020

Cooped Up At Home? Try These Citizen Science Projects

Dr. Caren Cooper speaks with Science Friday about how ordinary people can contribute to scientific research as they self-isolate and practice social distancing during the pandemic. 

Carson B - Graduation to Vocation: Researching Our Sense of Place

Dec 13, 2019

Graduation to Vocation: Researching Our Sense of Place

Master's student Carson B. found her passion in working with the public to understand their sense of place. 

Jenna Hartley Awarded NOAA Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship

Oct 14, 2019

Jenna Hartley Awarded NOAA Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship

Jenna Hartley, a PhD student in the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management, was awarded a $150K scholarship from NOAA. 

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Oct 11, 2019

Citizen Science: A Solution to Data Dishonesty?

Bradley Allf, a graduate student in the Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology program, explores how citizen science can effect positive changes in data collection. 

Dr. Louie Rivers - Does the Rising Heat in Raleigh Disproportionately Affect Low-Income and Minority Groups?

Sep 25, 2019

Does the Rising Heat in Raleigh Disproportionately Affect Low-Income and Minority Groups?

Due to a lack of green space and a gentrification pattern in Raleigh, heat is rising. Who does this impact the most? 

Camera trap

Aug 16, 2019

Camera Traps Provide Candid Look at Wildlife

Roland Kays, a research associate professor in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, speaks with National Geographic about the importance of camera traps to wildlife research. 

Animated woman looks at house sparrow eggs

Jun 20, 2019

Sparrow Swap: Using Citizen Science to Study House Sparrows

Dr. Caren Cooper started Sparrow Swap, a citizen science project that studies house sparrows. 

sound map

Jan 28, 2019

NC State Researchers Want To Hear Your Backyard For A New Mapping Project

Listen to WUNC's segment on Sound Around Town, a citizen science project in the College of Natural Resources aimed at understanding how noise pollution impacts people and wildlife.