UPCOMING CITIZEN SCIENCE EVENTS

POLYCULTURES AND POLLINATORS PROJECT

Classes Start: Monday, May 29, 2017
Location: Vancouver, WA; Olympia, WA; Chehalis, WA; Coupville, WA; Elma, WA

Polycultures and Pollinators, a new citizen science study from the Department of Entomology at Washington State University (WSU), seeks to examine the role of intentionally increasing crop diversity to boost plant productivity in small-scale farming systems and urban gardens. In this citizen science project, small-scale growers and gardeners are invited to take part in a … read more

WILDBEESENSE BIODIVERSITY PROJECT

Classes Start: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Location: Seattle, WA

This citizen science class explores the relationship between plants, pollinators, and the tools we can use to save these precious organisms. Class attendees receive a free guide on how to identify and observe wild bees, and hands-on instruction in pollinator identification and monitoring. The WildBeeSense Biodiversity Project is based off of three years of data … read more

WILD BEE BIOBLITZ!

Classes Start: Friday, July 21, 2017
Location: Seattle, WA

Rapid assessments of wild bee species are greatly needed to inform pollinator conservation in the Puget Sound Region.  These short-term rapid assessments are called bioblitzes! New in 2017, Elias Bloom, a WSU pollinator entomologist, will lead bioblitz classes that seek to catalog the relationships between plants and pollinators in the urban gardens of Seattle. This … read more

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