Autor: Converse R., Eichhorst K., Leinhart M., Shaw D.
Klíčová slova: Citizen science, Public engagement with science and technology, Science and policy-making
Název titulu / periodika: JCOM, Journal of Science Communication
Rok vydání: 2016
Vydavatel: Open Access
Despite the rapid expansion of citizen-based monitoring, data from these programs remain underutilized by natural resource managers, perhaps due to quality and comparability issues. We present the Bosque Ecosystem Monitoring Program as a case study of an initiative successfully meetinglong-term monitoring needs of federal, state, tribal, and local natural resource managers, and informing public policy. To maximize potential forpartnerships with managers, we recommend the creation of a five-year plan including scientific goals and financial solvency…