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Citizen Science

colorado river watch

Colorado River Watch
River Watch is a statewide volunteer water quality-monitoring program operated by the Colorado Watershed Assembly in cooperation with the Colorado Division of Wildlife. Click Here to view the Colorado River Watch website.

 
EPA Watershed Central website

Environmental Protection Agency Watershed Central
Watershed Central provides state, local, and voluntary watershed management entities with the key tools, resources, guidance, and datasets to aide in a successful watershed management. Click Here to visit EPA's Watershed Central website.

 
Nature's Notebook Website

Nature's Notebook
Nature's Notebook is a national plant and animal phenology observation program. You can join thousands of other individuals who are providing valuable observations that scientists, educators, policy makers, and resource managers are using to understand how plants and animals are responding to climate change and other environmental changes. Click Here to visit the Nature's Notebook website.

 
Project BudBurst

Project BudBurst
Project BudBurst engages the public in making careful observations of phenophases such as first leafing, first flower, and first fruit ripening of a diversity of trees, shrubs, flowers, and grasses in their local area. Click Here to visit the Project BudBurst website.

 
What's Invasive Website

What's Invasive
Invasive species can be a threat to native plants and animals. Help locate invasive species by making geo-tagged observations and taking photos to alert us of the spread of habitat-destroying invasive plants and animals! Click Here to visit the What's Invasive website.

Did You Know?

a photo of climbers on Longs Peak

The oldest person to summit Longs Peak was Rev. William Butler, who climbed it on September 2, 1926, his 85th birthday. In 1932, Clerin “Zumie” Zumwalt summited Longs Peak 53 times.