Community Science

You can be a scientist – learn how here!

Scientists all around the world are working on projects and they need data. You can collect that data and help solve real-world problems.

This is called Community-Based Science.

DIY Kits

Document and identify plants and animals around you.

Help gather light pollution data.

Identify and count pollinators as they visit flowering plants.

Learn about Community Science

Community-based science (sometimes called Citizen Science) happens when people come together to make observations, share information and solve problems.

Book Lists & More

Local Community Science & Nature Events

NRPR eNewsletter

Sign up for Natural Resources, Parks & Recreation's email list to find out about local nature programs: birding, outings, workshops & more.

Upcoming NRPR events

Pima County Natural Resources, Parks & Recreation lists their upcoming Nature Online Series events on Eventbrite. See what's coming!

Upcoming Watershed Management events

Watershed Management has a strong focus on improving desert ecosystems. See what’s coming up on their calendar.

Learn citizen science basics, participate in projects and make the most of SciStarter in a self-guided, free training module.

This project is supported by the Arizona State Library, Archives & Public Records, a division of the Secretary of State, with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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