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Citizen Science

Participate in our Citizen Science Program

Join one of our citizen science monitoring projects (run by the Lord Howe Island Museum) and change the lives of critically endangered animals including the Lord Howe Island Phasmid and the Lord Howe Island woodhen.

We have over 15 citizen science projects that will be running over winter that monitor flora, fauna, marine life and invertebrates, get involved in the conservation of our world heritage values.

For more information: www.lordhoweisland.info/things-to-do/citizen-science 

The Citizen Science Options are:

Plastics Monitoring (Seabirds)

Beetle Monitoring

Sea Slug Sensis

Clam Monitoring

Flora Conservation

Ghost Crab Survey

Land Snail Survey

Fungi Survey

Kentia Palm Forest Monitoring

Marine Algae Monitoring

Intertidal Reef Monitoring

Coral Identification and Monitoring

Finding Nemo (Anemone Fish Monitoring)

Turtle Monitoring

Marine Wildlife Care Workshop

Our citizen science projects assist in data collection for Lord Howe Island conservation projects.

Aim: Collect data on Flora, Fauna and Marine Life (May 2018 – Aug 2020) that will feed into the monitoring required for conservation projects.

Description: Participants will be involved in collecting biodiversity data with the assistance of supervisors. Data collected will feed into a substantial database of information.

Training: Participants will be provided with basic training and data collection exercises will be overseen by a trained supervisor. Procedure documents will be provided to all participants.

Join the citizen science programs, talks and lectures and see the species, which this project is safeguarding.

Please fill in the following survey to sign up for activities, lectures, citizen science and other activities available May-Sept 2018.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DJCXZWF