"Citizen Science" Event Wednesday in Las Cruces

Mar 24, 2019

The Museum of Nature & Science, in partnership with KRWG at New Mexico State University, presents “Become a Citizen Scientist Workshop” at the Munson Center, 975 S. Mesquite St., at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27. The workshop is free and open to the public.

Science is for everyone! Learn how you can be a citizen scientist in your own backyard in this one-hour workshop for all levels of interest and ability. You’ll be introduced to four projects collecting data from people like you in our area: The Great Sunflower Project, SciStarter, Celebrate Urban Birds, and Nature’s Notebook. Your observations can contribute to national and international research projects, in just a few easy steps.

The Museum of Nature & Science is located at 411 N. Main Street and is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For additional information, visit the website at: or call 575/522-3120.

KRWG-TV will present the "American Spring LIVE" three-night event at 7pm on April 29, 30, and May 1.  In addition, a local broadcast, "Issues and Answers: Citizen Science" will air on April 11 at 7pm.

“Become a Citizen Scientist” is presented by the Museum of Nature & Science in partnerships with KRWG through funding from WNET NatureNature is a production of THIRTEEN PRODUCTIONS, LLC for WNET and PBS. American Spring LIVE is a production of Berman Productions, Inc. and THIRTEEN PRODUCTIONS, LLC for WNET. Major support for Nature: American Spring LIVE was provided by the National Science Foundation and Anne Ray Foundation. Additional financial support was provided by the Arnhold Family in memory of Henry and Clarisse Arnhold, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, the Kate W. Cassidy Foundation, the Lillian Goldman Charitable Trust, Kathy Chiao and Ken Hao, the Anderson Family Fund, the Filomen M. D’Agostino Foundation, Rosalind P. Walter, the Halmi Family in memory of Robert Halmi, Sr., Sandra Atlas Bass, Doris R. and Robert J. Thomas, Charles Rosenblum, by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and by the nation’s public television stations.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1811511. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.