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Meet people who volunteer in citizen science efforts across the country.
Find out how you can get involved in National Geographic Education's community geography projects.
This community geography project involves citizen scientists, students, and teachers in investigations of water quality. People from around the Chesapeake Bay watershed collaborate to collect data and take action.
A BioBlitz is a 24-hour event during which people come together to identify as many species of plants, animals, and other organisms as possible. Join us for the Jean Lafitte BioBlitz in New Orleans on May 17-18, 2013, or have your own!
Learn about projects led by our team of National Geographic Explorers and how you can get involved. Be inspired to become an explorer in your world and beyond.
Use these activities for elementary, middle, and high school to help get students involved in the community and using a geographic perspective.
What are the characteristics of places?
What kinds of places are important to you and to others?
How can you use field study to help your local community?
Read our peer-reviewed journal article, "National Geographic FieldScope: a platform for community geography," in a special issue of the journal Ecological Society of America's Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.
Download the article, which appears in the August 2012 volume, here.
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