G.O. 070 - Roundtable: Community Science

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By Jason B Milligan. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County has brought crowdsourcing into the realm of science. Their Community Science Program allows the public to contribute to research projects and become active participants in the study of nature. Three program managers—Lila Higgins, Richard Smart, and Miguel Ordeñana—met with Jason to discuss the history of the program and its positive impacts on the community and scientific research.

Links:

NHM Community Science Program:

nhm.org/nature https://nhm.org/nature/blog https://twitter.com/natureinla https://www.facebook.com/natureinla/ https://www.youtube.com/user/NHMLA/ https://www.instagram.com/natureinla/

Wild LA Book: https://www.amazon.com/Wild-L-Explore-Amazing-Angeles/dp/1604697105

Lila Higgins:

https://twitter.com/lilamayhiggins https://www.instagram.com/colilaoptera https://www.facebook.com/lilamayhiggins

Richard Smart:

https://twitter.com/smartrfhttps://www.instagram.com/smartrf/ https://www.inaturalist.org/people/smartrf/

Miguel Ordeñana:

https://www.instagram.com/ordenana4/

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