Citizen Science


Want to help with science research on behalf of the environment? Citizen science projects need your help - counting species, monitoring water and weather and more. Sort by state, how much time you can spend, or topic to find the best project for you!

Want your project listed here?  Submit an Opportunity

Feature Story

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

See more Citizen Science stories


Water Watchers

Help monitor water quality in the Mad River and Snow's Brook. No experience necessary so anyone can join! More

Welch Ledges Education & Stewardship Program

Join The Rey Center in protecting this fragile and heavily impacted environment by becoming a Welch Ledge Steward. More

White Mountain National Forest Wilderness Monitoring

Every summer, the White Mountain National Forest works with volunteers to measure public use of remote wilderness areas. More

Wildlife Sightings Database (NH)

A web portal where anyone can report sightings of wildlife species in New Hampshire. Focused on less common species, the site also collects information about vernal pools and all sightings of reptiles and amphibians in the state. More

Winter Turkey Flock Survey

Report sightings of turkey flocks in the winter months to assist in determining the effects of winter weather on turkeys. More

Winter Water Quality Monitoring on Squam

The Squam Lakes Association is enhancing its water quality monitoring program and is seeking volunteers to lend a hand in collecting data and water samples once monthly during the winter. More