COVID-19 has changed the world. Guidance of the Center for Disease Control, the World Health Organization, and State and Federal governments should drive all volunteer water monitoring and citizen science program efforts. Nonetheless, many questions remain of what may be suitable steps for programs to take as stay at home orders are eased. This page will be used to share ideas and resources generated by practitioners from across the volunteer monitoring network, the broader field of citizen science, and beyond. The information and links shared on this page are meant to help people to understand what ideas, plans and resources others have across this broad network of programs, and to broaden our ability to communicate with one another across geographies.
April 21, 2020 Webinar: Citizen-based Aquatic Field Sampling in the Time of COVID-19
Jill Carr, with MassBays National Estuary Partnership and Kris Stepenuck, with the University of Vermont, Lake Champlain Sea Grant and UVM Extension have prepared the following materials to share the April 21, 2020 webinar and its outcomes: