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NEW! Season Spotter Citizen Science Project

On July 21, NEON’s Project BudBurst and Harvard University, in collaboration with Zooniverse, launched a new citizen science initiative, Season Spotter, where citizen scientists analyze images of natural settings throughout the changing seasons.
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Students Feature Project Budburst on Local and International Stage

Diane Sophusson's fourth grade class at Schmitz Park Elementary shared a presentation showcasing their participation in Project BudBurst at a nearby environmental education facility, IslandWood as part of its annual Make a Difference Summit. The US Consulate in Russia shared a Russian version of the fourth graders' presentation at the Vladivostok Botanical Garden's Rhododendron Day Festival.
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Online Citizen Science PD Courses for Formal and Informal Educators

Are you an educator looking for Summer PD opportunities? Summer is a perfect time to explore citizen science projects by enrolling in one of Citizen Science Academy’s online courses.
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Cherry Blossom Blitz Results are In!

Thanks to everyone who participated in this year's Cherry Blossom Blitz! Your observations are adding to a growing data set of cherry blossom observations. We've compiled this year's results into an infographic. Check it out!
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Project BudBurst data are being used for PopClock science

We're delighted to share this update from the PopClock science team. "PopClock began its first season in spring 2013 and we were excited to recruit our first group of Project BudBurst citizen scientists. These dedicated participants reported on dates of spring leaf emergence in stands of balsam poplar and quaking aspen from across the continent— Alaska to the Rockies and east to the Great...
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