Citizen Science Stories


We're collecting stories about volunteers assisting scientists in their understanding of New England's natural environment. Do you have a story to share? Email us with your story and a picture!

Crowdsourcing Storm Damage to Trails

Volunteers stepped up to help assess the damage in the White Mountain National Forest More

Stewardship tool library breaks barriers

Borrow stewardship tools for free from a new Seacoast, NH-based library More

Report that Rabbit

NH Rabbit Reports seeks rabbit sightings from citizen scientists More

BioBlitz Volunteers Found Hundreds of Species

Dozens of students and over 40 community members identified and mapped plant and animal species at the Province Lake Golf Course More

Here, There, and Everywhere

Stewardship intern, Morgan, tells us about the second half of her internship More

10 Cool Ideas from the Citizen Science 2017 Conference

Extension staff share their favorite citizen science ideas from the Citizen Science conference in St. Paul, MN More

Making Training Easier for Outdoor Volunteers

Free online training guides make it easy and straightforward for anyone to organize a volunteer training workshop, learn best practices or simply brush up on their skills. More

What Our Partners Say

In 2016, the Network conducted a research effort to better understand how our conservation partners use and value the Stewardship Network: New England. More

Why I Go Out on Warm, Rainy Nights

A volunteer's own words on why she helps shepherd salamanders to safety each spring. More

In Search of Rare Plants

22% of New England’s native plants are rare or deemed historic. These volunteers give their time to help conserve and promote native plants. More