Citizen scientists give NPS 100,000+ biodiversity records for 100th birthday.

“Citizen scientists are contributing so much more information about biodiversity than the NPS could possibly hope to collect on its own, especially when it comes to under-studied creatures, like insects. There is tremendous power in a citizen armed with a smartphone and a curiosity about nature working together with an online community of naturalists to explore our national parks,” said Simon Kingston, a Data Ranger with the National Park Service.

http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2016/08/25/citizen-scientists-give-nps-100000-biodiversity-records-for-100th-birthday/

Posted by biohexx1 biohexx1, September 14, 2016 10:19

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