Mozzie Monitors and Urban Foresters with ACSA-SA

By Katie Irvine, ACSA-SA Chair The South Australian Chapter hosted a community meeting with citizen science presentations at Glenunga Hub on Thursday evening 13th June. Craig Williams from UniSA spoke about some citizen science projects that his group have started over the last year. These include Mozzie Monitors: A crowd-funded mosquito surveillance program throughout SA involving …

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ACSA Victoria’s new look committee

Last month ACSA-Vic held elections for positions on its management committee. We are pleased to announce the following office bearers: CHAIR Kade Mills ReefWatch Coordinator, Victorian National Parks Association       VICE CHAIR Tess Hayes Citizen Science Officer, EPA Victoria       SECRETARY Yvonne Cabuang Waterwatch Coordinator, Melbourne Water       COMMITTEE MEMBER …

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Launch of ACSA-ACT & Region

By John Pring, ACSA-ACT & Region Chair The ACT & Region Chapter of ACSA was launched on Tuesday 30th April at the CSIRO Discovery Centre in Canberra. More than 70 citizen scientists, scientists and interested parties were in attendance. The official launch was done by Minister Gentleman of the ACT assembly. This was followed by …

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Earth Challenge 2020: Research Questions to Help Citizen Science Scale

A message from the Wilson Centre, USA: Your knowledge + Small digital acts of science = Answers to the world’s most pressing challenges April 22​nd​, 2020 marks the 50​th anniversary of Earth Day. In recognition of this milestone a consortium of partners is launching Earth Challenge 2020 (EC2020) as the world’s largest coordinated citizen science …

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Expression of Interest – Host Institution of ACSA

Introduction The Australian Citizen Science Association (ACSA) was formed to advance citizen science through the sharing of knowledge, collaboration, capacity building and advocacy. We are a member-based community that supports, informs and develops citizen science. ACSA membership is open to citizen science project managers, volunteers or anyone with an interest in citizen science. ACSA currently …

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T-shirt competition!

Let’s get into the spirit of #citscimonth in April with a t-shirt competition! No, we’re not stretching or doing yoga…who can guess the MC’s pose?  Competition Details To enter the competition, wear your ACSA t-shirt and post a photo of yourself on social media with the hashag #citscioztee. You can post your photo directly to …

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Survey results are in!

From July to October 2018, we asked for feedback from Australian Citizen Science Association members and our broader network to find out more about our community and how we can help support this network and better shape our association. Thank you to everyone who participated in the survey! The results are in and the information …

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