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Enabling Citizen Science Programs at Environmental Agencies: Recommendations to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Authors: 

Kasantha Moodley and George Wyeth

Date Released: 

October 2020
Enabling Citizen Science Programs at Environmental Agencies: Recommendations to

This paper outlines key issue areas and makes strategic recommendations to the U.S. EPA and their partners on how to facilitate the uptake of citizen science and sustain its use across state, tribal and local environmental agencies and their programs. The recommendations presented here reflect the lessons learned from current efforts as noted in the case studies, as well as the thoughts and perspectives of many others, including state, tribal, local and federal agency officials, state associations, non-profit groups, community-based organizations, and academic research institutions.

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