Citizen Scientist Training Resources

An Introduction to Nature's Notebook

Learn how using Nature's Notebook ensures accuracy and consistency!

In order for the phenology information that you are gathering to be useful to scientists, there has to be some consistency in the way that everyone is recording their information. This video describes the steps that any citizen scientist should take to ensure that the data they are recording is accurate and consistent. For a complete list of tips and tricks for observing and recording, check out the Citizen Scientist Handbook we have on our site!

The next set of videos in this series walks you through how to set up an account on Nature’s Notebook and how to start monitoring today.