Celebrate Citizen Science Day

Celebrate National Citizen Science Day, Saturday, April 14, at a free two-hour, hands-on workshop and learn what it means to be a citizen scientist. The workshop will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Historic Streetcar Station, 1224 Lexington Parkway, in Como Park.

Participants will explore several free apps, including iNaturalist and eBird, which can be used to contribute data to citizen science projects. The submitted data via these apps are used by scientists around the world. The workshop is free, but space is limit to 30 participants, so registration is recommended. Please dress to be outdoors and bring a smartphone, tablet or laptop computer. The workshop is suitable for adults to youngsters (children ages 10 and over are welcome with an adult).

Note that there is limited parking in front of the Streetcar Station.

Contact Britt Forsberg, forsb118@umn.edu or 612-626-2690 with any questions. You can register online at http://bit.ly/2DD8PZ6.

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