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Citizen Science Network iNaturalist Celebrates Millionth Nature Observation as it Launches New Visual Maps

The California Academy of Sciences’ naturalist social network gets major revamp
SAN FRANCISCO (November 10, 2014) — This week,—the California Academy of Sciences’ online social network for naturalists—launched a new series of easy-to-navigate maps that connect people with the natural world like never before. This living record

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Freshwater Turtle Adventure Activity Book

Montana Sewell and recent Rolex finalist, Zander Srodes, have created this wonderful activity book on freshwater turtles. You can download for educational or personal use from here:
Freshwater Turtle Adventure Activity Book (PDF)

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“Plant-it-yourself” Experiments for Elementary School Kids

As part of the Alonso-Stepanova lab at NCSU, there is a website that includes experiments for elementary school kids:
For many centuries, people have been fascinated with plants and wanted to learn more about them. People have been growing plants (mainly for food) for many thousands of years.

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Whole-tree herbivory estimate

One of the few whole-tree herbivory estimates was conducted in Walcha, New South Wales, Australia with Earthwatch volunteers in 1985. Over 100,000 leaves were measured for length, width, leaf area, and insect damage. Over 20 Earthwatch volunteers gave their time and energy to this survey, which was

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How to Identify Invasive Reptiles in SW Florida

How to Identify Invasive Reptiles in SW Florida Power Point slideshow compiled by Ecology students at New College of Florida.
Invasive reptiles covered in this guide:

Black Spiny-Tailed Iguana (Ctenosaura similis)
Brown Basilisk (Basiliscus vittatis)
Burmese Python (Python molurus bivittatus)
Nile Monitor (Varanus niloticus or Varanus niloticus ornatus)
Savannah Monitor

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Sarasota County and New College of Florida Science Partnership – Second Quarter Fall 2008

Click to view the PDF of the report: “Sarasota County and New College of Florida Science Partnership – Second Quarter Fall 2008“

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The Art of Exploration with Canopy Meg [PDF Printout]

Here is a PDF poster/printout of the Art of Exploration featuring Meg’s Lowman’s exploration of the rainforest canopy and more.  It was created by The Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration Fort Worth.
View or download the PDF here.

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