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EVENT: Citizen Science is for Everyone!

January 9, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Citizen Science is for Everyone!

Transform your hobbies into important scientific data! Whether you are a birder, like nature photography or simply watching lightening bugs flicker during warm summer nights you are ready to be a scientist! Citizen Science is the act of everyday citizens collecting simple data and reporting it to professional scientists who then use it for studies. Discover how you can help during this interactive presentation by Kelsey Olson.

Kelsey Olson is the lead naturalist at Sibley State Park. She has been the DNR as a naturalist for nearly 3 years, first with the Division of Eco and Water Resources as the Scientific and Natural Area (SNA) Naturalist in northwest Minnesota based out of Buffalo River State Park, then at Gooseberry Falls and most recently moving to Sibley State Park in April. Kelsey lives in New London with her dog and enjoys exploring west central Minnesota.

Date: Saturday, January 9th, 2016, from 2 pm to 3:15 pm

Location: Montevideo-Chippewa County Public Library

REGISTRATION LINK   – advance registration is highly encouraged as it helps us properly plan for all of our participants.

CURE member or MN Master Naturalist:  $5               General Public: $15

Purchase a CURE individual membership and this event is free: $30

Purchase a CURE family membership and this event is free for all members of your household: $45

(CURE charges nominal fees for our events because we are a nonprofit and rely on members support to fund our Events & Adventures programming.) If you are unsure of your membership status, call 320-269-2984 or email peg@cureriver.org.

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Organizer

Peg Furshong, CURE
Phone:
320-269-2984
Email:
peg@cureriver.org
Website:
www.cureriver.org