Sunday, November 16, 2014

You can help with conservation research!

Do you ever wonder if your volunteering for environmental groups or citizen science projects actually helps with conservation?  Here’s a great example of how citizen data gathering really does make a difference!  A recent study, using data from two decades of Project FeederWatch volunteers, shows a northward shifting of many bird species.  Scientists hypothesize that this shift is due to warming temperatures.

So remember, you can make a difference!  And they’re taking volunteers for Project FeederWatch right now – hint, hint…..


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