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Issues & Answers: Citizen Science


On this episode of Issues and Answers: Citizen Science, Michael Hernandez showcases examples of local projects Las Cruces community members are taking part in to help scientists collect environmental data. The program also reviews the threats posed by climate change.

We’ll hear from national and local experts including University of Michigan Climate Scientist Dr. Jonathan Overpeck, NMSU Professor and State Climatologist Dr. Dave DuBois and Rink Somerday of the Asombro Institute for Science Education.


Michael Hernandez was a multimedia reporter for KRWG Public Media from late 2017 through early 2020. He continues to appear on KRWG-TV from time to time on our popular "EnviroMinute" segments, which feature conservation and citizen science issues in the region.