Citizen Science for the Win-Win Roundtable

On December 16th, Liz Chudoba, the CMC Program Manager, participated in the Chesapeake Research Consortium’s Roundtable panel. It was called Citizen Science for the Win-Win. The panel focused on the value that citizen science can provide. This includes boosting public understanding of and trust in environmental protection and restoration. Citizen scientists provide high quality data, increasing temporal and spatial cover. These data contribute to understanding watershed health. Additonally, another panelist spoke about how Dolphin Watch, another citizen science program. It uses a mobile app for reporting dolphin sightings in Chesapeake Bay. Find out more about the Roundtable here.