The Ocean Genome Legacy recently held a BioBlitz event on Martha’s Vineyard where members of the public were engaged in collecting and identifying local organisms that could potentially be contributed to the OGL repository.
As the Metro Boston Regional Service Provider for the MassBays National Estuary Program, the MSC is conducting an inventory of citizen science in the region. The following summarizes the intent and scope of a survey designed to help us characterize the scope, scale, and nature of local efforts. What’s the purpose of the inventory? We are […]
A recent publication by MSC postdoctoral researcher Steven Scyphers highlights the importance of citizen efforts in tackling conservation problems such as the spread of invasive species.