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For the love of science

Journal Review 15 Apr 2021
Citizen Science is an emerging topic, especially in today’s climate ... With the advancement of technology today, citizen scientists are even more vital in partnering with other scientists around the country ... Citizen science proves that you do not have to be a scientist to love science.
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It's nearly cicada census time

Phys Dot Org 15 Apr 2021
Cicada researchers, enthusiasts, and citizen scientists have an exciting few months ahead of them. The emergence of the Brood X 17-year periodical cicadas this summer is an opportunity to unite a summertime spectacle with new technology to help scientists study trends for this charismatic insect envoy.
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U.S., state agencies seek help from citizens with project

Hill Country Community Journal 15 Apr 2021
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department are asking citizen scientists to help monitor black-capped vireos from April 10 to July 1 at Inks Lake State Park and Lost Maples State Natural Area in Texas ... Monitoring methods.. • Surveys should occur after sunrise and be completed by 1 p.m.; ... ....
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Inland Fisheries Ireland unveils coastal species survey

The Irish Times 15 Apr 2021
The review relies on the knowledge, experience and observations of “citizen scientist anglers” and is carefully formulated to capture this knowledge to be expressed as indicators of the current state of fish populations. William Roche, senior research officer at IFI, said ... To take part in the survey, click here ... Boyne river ... Eye-catching catches ... .
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In Covid vaccinations, India must scale up and distribute widely and equitably

Indian Express 15 Apr 2021
India has been vaccinating its citizens with domestically manufactured COVID vaccines since January 2021 ... Over the last year, an unprecedented collaboration between governments, civil society, private sector, scientists, vaccine manufacturers, healthcare personnel, media and citizens has helped minimise death and sickness from this virus.
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Gov. Noem says state won’t accept ‘illegal immigrants’

Rapid City Journal 15 Apr 2021
Arielle Zionts. Gov. Kristi Noem said Wednesday that South Dakota won’t accept “illegal immigrants” as the president has been asking some governors to help house migrant children ... Support Local Journalism ... U.S ... citizens, agricultural workers, doctors and scientists, and those with no documented status,” South Dakota Voices for Peace said in its email.
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Gov. Noem says state won’t house ‘illegal immigrants’

Billings Gazette 15 Apr 2021
Arielle Zionts Rapid City Journal. RAPID CITY, S.D.South Dakota Gov ... “South Dakota won't be taking any illegal immigrants that the Biden Administration wants to relocate ... Mexico border ... U.S ... Gov ... citizens, agricultural workers, doctors and scientists, and those with no documented status,” South Dakota Voices for Peace said in its email ... .
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South Dakota Gov. Noem says state won’t accept ‘illegal immigrants’

Lincoln Journal Star 15 Apr 2021
Arielle Zionts Rapid City Journal. More than 500 migrant children were packed into plastic-walled rooms built for 32 people, sitting inches apart on mats with foil blankets Tuesday at the largest U.S ... Gov ... Gov ... citizens, agricultural workers, doctors and scientists, and those with no documented status,” South Dakota Voices for Peace said in its email ... .
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A healthcare system too broken to fix

The CT Mirror 15 Apr 2021
As a chief medical officer for a health center that is strained to reach some of the most disenfranchised patient population in Hartford, this was great news ... Why you might ask?. Sosena Kebede MD ... 1 ... 2 ... 3. No time to plan ... Better resourced communities could collaborate with vulnerable communities to improve access to citizen scientists and crowd sourcing.
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Citizen science can reconnect Hoosiers with their community, nature during pandemic

Indianapolis Recorder 14 Apr 2021
For the fifth year, Indiana Sciences and a coalition of partners are challenging Indianapolis residents and surrounding communities to stay connected with the urban wildlife around them by becoming citizen scientists ... Both budding and veteran citizen scientists are encouraged to participate by..
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Take the City Nature Challenge

DailyTrib 14 Apr 2021
Hensley said the challenge is a true community-scientist effort as participants provide valuable information for researchers, scientists, botanists, and biologists ... Community-scientists, or citizen-scientists, are just people lending a hand in the pursuit of scientific knowledge through their observations or assistance in science-based projects.
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Grunion are running — and if you’re lucky, you may see the Southern California phenomenon

East Bay Times 14 Apr 2021
Protection from costly disasters is being thrown away, scientists say ... Protection from costly disasters is being thrown away, scientists say ... Protection from costly disasters is being thrown away, scientists say ... Karen Martin at Pepperdine University, who runs the Grunion Greeter program for citizen scientists to report on grunion behavior.
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Mighty oaks are no match for farming in Britain

The Times/The Sunday Times 14 Apr 2021
Volunteer citizen scientists recruited by the Woodland Trust studied maps from 1850 and digitised the locations of more than 100,000 trees in small groups ...
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City Nature Challenge to be held

Journal Standard 14 Apr 2021
The goal of the challenge is to create an opportunity for local residents to participate in citizen science and help scientists track biodiversity data.
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Annual report available, pop-up book sales and more at Sewickley Public Library

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 14 Apr 2021
Sewickley Public Library, 500 Thorn St., again is offering express library services. The Express Library gives users a chance to come into the library to browse the collection, check out items and use the public computers ... Curbside pickup is still available ... Annual report ... We’ll read stories about being a citizen scientist and about Earth Day.
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