Programs & Events

Photography for Science

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Citizen Science
Family Program
May. 30, 2015 | Saturday, 1:00pm
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1:00 - 3:00 pm
Pre-registration required; Ages 12 and up, children 15 years and younger must be accompanied by a registered adult
Location: Prairie Ridge Ecostation - Prairie Ridge outdoor classroom

Did you know that your nature photographs can be used by scientists to learn more about the biology of plants, animals, and fungi?  In this program, we’ll take a leisurely tour of Prairie Ridge and photograph interesting things along the way.  You will also learn how to upload your photos to a variety of citizen science projects and to take the most helpful photos possible for the scientists who will use them for their research.  Dress for the weather, bring your camera — a fancy DSLR with all the bells and whistles, a point and shoot, or even your cell phone — and let’s photograph for science!  Beginning photographers are always welcome.  For more information or to register please contact Chris Goforth at 919.707.8882 or