We try to keep a list of projects through various organizations that can be conducted in Newfoundland and Labrador. If you’d like to list your citizen science project here, contact us.
iNaturalist – a site/app to record all your wildlife (bird/mammal/insect/plant/fungi, etc) sightings, anywhere in the world. Anything recorded for the apps/programs below can be added to iNaturalist (but you need a photo).
eBird – a site and app to record all your bird sightings, anywhere in the world. The largest citizen science project in the world.
Red Crossbill sightings – (Provincial government of NL) – watch for this colourful bird & email provincial biologists
ecapelin (WWF Canada) – submit your observations & photos of capelin rolling on shores near you
The Great Eggcase Hunt – submit photos and locations of skate and shark egg cases (mermaid’s purses) that you find along beaches
Great Canadian Bumblebee Count (Friends of the Earth) – identify bees to species using a guide then submit data
Bat sightings – (Provincial government of NL / CCWHC) – watch for bats flying in the winter or early spring, or suspected hibernation sites
Arctic Hare sightings – (Provincial government of NL) – watch for this rare mammal & email provincial biologists