Caitlin is a master’s environmental journalism student at Boston University. She recently reached out to EwA for an interview about its Fells’ Citizen Science program. We invited her to join one of our fieldwork sessions to have a glimpse of what the EwA naturalist community projects are about.
Posts in category Volunteering & Citizen Science
Wildlife Volunteering — Expectations, Reality, Responsibility Sharan Bahra, Earthwise Aware‘s Vice-President, was recently in Kenya, where she helped a conservation organization focused on protecting both giraffes and lions. In an EwA post series, Sharan shares about the many facets of volunteering for wildlife conservation. Previously, she wrote about the difficulties of finding ethical conservation venues, […]
As an undergraduate student, contributing to data that can be used by scientists at a global level is not something that I considered likely. At Earthwise Aware, I was introduced to an opportunity to do just that in the form of citizen science. Disregard even being a student, citizen science is something that my family […]
Volunteering in Kenya — Choosing the Right Programme Sharan Bahra, Earthwise Aware‘s Vice-President, was recently in Kenya, where she helped a conservation organization focused on protecting both giraffes and lions. Here is her first post of a series, where she shares about the difficulties of finding ethical conservation venues, and how she led her research […]
Insects are in trouble, but we can do something about it right where we live! Join us and help our community pollinators, the scientists who study them and all of us who depend upon them. Amy Mertl (entomologist / Lesley University), Earthwise Aware, and Green & Open Somerville are joining forces to study and protect […]
Many bird populations are crashing, largely because they migrate such long distances and are at risk from human influence at every link in their migratory chain. One favourite, the tiny Canada warbler, is among those that find themselves in trouble. Although this bird weighs only as much as a AAA battery, each spring it flies […]