Projects

Bat in hand

You can help us monitor Southeast Alaska's bat populations by driving an established survey route (transect) with a bat detector and an ultrasonic microphone mounted on the roof of your car.

Although it spans three countries and has been documented since the 1880s, North American dragonfly migration is still poorly understood and much remains to be learned about migratory cues, flight pathways, and the southern limits of overwintering grounds.

Owl

The Audubon Christmas Bird Count is the oldest citizen-based bird conservation effort in the Western Hemisphere. Each year, between December 14 and January 5, more than 55,000 volunteers count more than 60 million birds.

People watch birds with binoculars

The Audubon Christmas Bird Count is the oldest citizen-based bird conservation effort in the Western Hemisphere. Each year, between December 14 and January 5, more than 55,000 volunteers count more than 60 million birds.

Citizen science picture

Populations of pollinators like birds, bats, bees, and butterflies are declining, especially in and around cities.

hand holding a phone with the iNaturalist app

This projects asks you to document as many flora and fauna as possible during the 2017 calendar year.

Butterfly group with nets

Butterflies are sensitive indicators of changing environmental conditions because temperature influences the timing of an individual's life cycle and the geographic distribution of a species. The Cascade Butterfly Project has volunteers monitor the baseline butterfly habitat conditions to learn h