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Becoming a Citizen Scientist | Online Learning

Becoming a Citizen Scientist

A fun and worthwhile way to volunteer your time is to collect scientific data that contributes to the conservation and management of your local environment, while physical distancing, of course!

Butterfly Blitz Program

This is a summer-long citizen science program that is helping create a watershed-wide inventory of butterflies in the Credit River Watershed. The program runs May to September and is a great way to connect with nature.

Training Videos


How to Find and Identify Butterflies

How to use iNaturalist and Insect Photography

How to Conduct
Timed Surveys




Learn more about Butterfly Blitz 


Online Learning

Discover our environment with presentations and worksheets.  Connect to current watershed science.

Nature at Home for English as a Second Language (ESL) Learners

Now you can bring your ESL/LINC learning home with these resources. It’s a great way to connect with nature and explore while physical distancing.

Learning about Earth Day – Level 1-3

Learning about Earth Day – Level 4

Learn about Nature – Home Series #1

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