GR: Scientists: This is the place to go for ideas and support if you are planning to invite citizen participation in your research. Educators: This conference covers a critical component of nature education–science participation.
The following by Tim Vargo
“As an ecologist trained in the auspices of academia, I’ve had the great fortune of traveling to magical places for my research. However, one particular field season had a greater impact on my career than any other. It was the year when I left the comfortable bubble of my scientific team and began putting considerable effort into interacting with the community in which we were working – our hosts.”