Citizen Science

Not a professional scientist? You don’t have to be to make a positive difference. Check out the organizations below.


Air Potato Patrol

Air Potato Patrol is looking for volunteers to help researchers by reporting data on what is happening to the air potato growing on your property following the introduction of the air potato beetle. This citizen science project is open to anyone who wants to help and is easy to become involved with.


REEF: Reef Environmental Education Foundation

Recreational divers and snorkelers are a valuable source of information for tracking exotic fish species because they are looking, taking notice of rare things and often know what doesn’t belong. REEF takes an role acting as a clearinghouse of information.