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Citizen Scientists Volunteers Report Feeling Happy and Connected to Nature

25 February 2019 – In fall of 2018, we invited volunteers like you from across the country to participate in a study led by Dr. Lisa Nisbet at Trent University. Over 500 people completed a survey that inquired about their experiences as Citizen Scientists, their wellbeing, and their connection to the natural environment. We are happy to report some preliminary results.

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Citizen Scientists Document American Woodcock Declines in Ontario

20 March 2018 – In April and May, many Ontario Citizen Scientists start their spring birding by listening for and counting “peent”-ing American Woodcocks around sunset. These volunteers are part of a large U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service program that monitors the American Woodcock population in eastern North America.

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Let Birds Enliven Your Winter

19 January 2018 – As the New Year began, I came across this tweet from Cool Green Science (@nature_brains): “Attention new birders: I have news for you. Winter is not the off-season.”

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New Atlassing Milestone Achieved in Manitoba

25 September 2017 – With the recent launch of the online book, the Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Manitoba, we have reached a level of Citizen Science that many said was unattainable.

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