Entries by Marilyn Kupetz

Your chance to design 2020 VMN recertification pin

VMN is planning its 2020 VMN recertification pin, and they have decided that the species for the pin will be an aquatic macroinvertebrate.  They would like to invite any VMN volunteer (certified, member or trainee) to submit artwork that could be the basis for the pin design. Guidelines: 1. Species: You can choose any benthic macroinvertebrate species (for example, […]

How can universities and colleges advance community science?

Reposted from On the Job, a blog hosted by the American Geophysical Union A cool thing about working at Thriving Earth Exchange is learning about excellent work being done in community science. There is a lot going on in colleges and universities, and even research-focused universities are starting to change in ways that advance and […]

Work with a scientist on a community priority

With its new Community Science Fellowship program, Thriving Earth Exchange is ready to support more communities than ever before! Please take a moment to share this opportunity with a colleague: Would you like to work with a scientist to advance a priority in your community? If you have time and community buy-in, Thriving Earth Exchange […]

Revitalize, Restore, Replant (R3) seeks volunteers

Fairfax County Stormwater division is seeking plant-knowledgeable volunteers (on a one-off or recurring basis) to help thin/weed native plant gardens installed on school properties around the county through their “Revitalize, Restore, Replant! (R3) program“. Each school’s garden has been documented with the species planted, and your skill comes in to help remove plants that aren’t those desirable […]

2019 Green Spaces for DC Meet + Greet

Thursday, July 18th 5:30-7:30pm Historic Earth Conservation Corps Pumphouse Join the GSDC Board of Directors for a summer evening of networking and celebration on the Anacostia River. Capital Nature is a proud member of the Green Spaces for DC (GSDC) alliance of organizations that support healthy and accessible green areas for the Washington DC area. […]