National Invasive Species Monitoring: A Citizen Science Project — A Planning Grant

June 15th, 2003 - December 31st, 2004 | PROJECT

The Chicago Botanic Garden, in collaboration with five major botanic gardens, will plan a citizen science invasive species monitoring program that will engage participants in active, meaningful data collection on populations of invasive plants at a national scale. The planning team will identify effective program approaches based upon front-end and formative evaluation and a professionally facilitated planning workshop involving prominent scientists, botanic garden professionals and informal science educators.

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Team Members

Larry DeBuhr, Principal Investigator, Chicago Botanic Garden


Funding Source: NSF
Funding Program: ISE/AISL
Award Number: 0303570
Funding Amount: 49523


Audience: General Public | Museum | ISE Professionals | Scientists
Discipline: Life science | Nature of science
Resource Type: Project Descriptions
Environment Type: Citizen Science Programs | Public Programs