Published on July 1, 2021
Dr. Rebecca Jordan research examines citizen science as an environmental and PFAS management tool.
Help make a difference on Michigan’s inland lakes. Join the Cooperative Lakes Monitoring Program today!
Published on May 6, 2021
This summer, embrace the outdoors while monitoring water quality on your favorite lake. Enrollment is open through May 10, 2021.
Published on April 28, 2021
Have fun finding and sharing Michigan biodiversity - the variety of wild, living things in a given area.
MSU researchers engage Michigan citizen scientists in coastal monitoring and resilience efforts using drones
Published on March 22, 2021
Imagery, workshops, and surveys aim to help communities understand coastal hazards and erosion.
Published on November 18, 2020
Results highlight how historically low alewife densities observed in recent prey fish assessments can affect the quality of the Lake Michigan salmon fishery.
Published on October 20, 2020
Michigan Sea Grant Extension seeks volunteers to use Great Lakes Angler Diary.
Published on September 30, 2020
The Michigan Clean Water Corps, a statewide network of volunteer programs for monitoring lake and stream water quality, will now be administered through MSU with a grant from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy.
Published on July 14, 2020
You have until July 20 to join this crowd sourced MSU monarch butterfly conservation study.
Published on June 11, 2020
Thirteen weeks of facts about lesser known insects in the garden and a survey about milkweed insects.
Published on June 10, 2020
Download The Tick App to learn more about ticks and be a citizen scientist
Published on June 4, 2020
Responding to restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these field researchers reorganized and are amplifying their monarch conservation study through the power of citizen science.
Published on May 15, 2020
If you have a patch of milkweed and some time, you can help study how to best conserve monarch butterflies.
Earth Day every day: Engaging youth in Great Lakes and natural resources science through research and place-based education
Published on April 22, 2020
Students from northeast MI and Saginaw Bay participate in Wayne State University’s Southeast Michigan Junior Science and Humanities Symposium - applying research and exploring careers.
Published on October 24, 2019
Researchers at MSU recently completed dissection of 4,538 trout, salmon, and walleye stomachs collected from Lake Huron and Lake Michigan in 2018.
Published on April 18, 2019
Michigan State University is leading a comprehensive study of trout, salmon and walleye diets in Lake Huron and Lake Michigan. This far-reaching effort would not be possible without the contributions of many partner organizations and individuals.
Published on April 2, 2019
We use the monarch butterfly, a migratory species of high conservation value, to illustrate how citizen science data can be utilized in telecoupling research to help inform conservation decisions.
Published on January 1, 2012
This framework can support deliberate design of public participation in scientific research efforts that will enhance their outcomes for scientific research, individual participants, and social–ecological systems.