CITIZEN SCIENCE: How to engage stakeholders in conservation
Importance of communication between PA managers and local stakeholders – Case studies from Slovakia
Zuzana Okániková (PRONATUR NGO)
Importance of communication between PA managers and local stakeholders – Case studies from Poland
Monika Ochwat – Marcinkiewicz (Ekopsychology Society)
Agricultural landscape as an opportunity to face environmental challenges – owner, farmer, and stakeholder point of view
Jiří Lehejček (IFOAM)
ESD network as a potential way to bridge science, policy and practice in the Carpathians
Tamara Mitrofanenko (United Nations Environment Programme)
Power of Citizen science
Jakub Trojan (Institute of Geonics, The Czech Academy of Science)
Citizen Science as a tool for biodiversity monitoring and communication
Daniel Dörler (BOKU)
Data Management System for citizen science projects – Open BioMaps case study
Miklós Bán (University of Debrecén)
Alternative platforms for citizen science data collection + invitation to Carpathian BioBlitz
Matyáš Adam (Tomas Bata University in Zlín)
Leaflets – Citizen Scientists wanted!
Download the flyers ready for printing:
Surf through these useful sources:
European Citizen Science Association (ECSA)
Citizen Science Association
The platform for sharing citizen science projects, resources, tools, training and much more
Edx Online Course: Citizen Science: Gearing Up for Discovery
National Geographic – Citizen Science – Resource Library
UCL Online Course: Citizen Science and Scientific Crowdsourcing: an Introduction
Zooniverse – the world’s largest and most popular platform for people-powered research
Scistarter – the popular platform for citizen science research projects
TOMAS BATA UNIVERSITY
TBU conducts research in citizen science under the umbrella of national and international grant schemas. This enables us to be part of the cutting-edge resources and brings innovation to our citizen science activities. The geographical perspective in Carpathian region puts TBU in a role of one of the most important HEI in the Czech Republic.
Contact point: Matyas Adam
POWER OF V4 COUNTRIES
IDEAS Science Ltd. (HU)
Contact point: Györgyi Bela
IDEAS Science is a technology development and consultancy team. IDEAS Science Ltd. has rich experience with building infrastructure and implementing new approaches in citizen science initiatives – that is an ideal base camp for establishing Living lab approach in Hungary.
PRONATUR NGO (SK)
Contact point: Zuzana Okániková
Civil Association PRONATUR is a voluntary organization supporting the nature conservation, sustainable regional development and active citizens participation. The PRONATUR NGO has established close relationships with management of several protected areas in Slovak Carpathians.
Ekopsychology Society (PL)
Contact point: Monika Ochwat-Marcinkiewicz
Ekopsychology Association is a non-profit NGO dealing with biodiversity conservation, protected area management, sustainable local and tourism development, protection of landscape and cultural heritage, organization of environmental awareness campaigns, education and trainings. The Ekopsychology Association coordinates the work of the Carpathian Scientific Council in Poland, which brings together 17 scientists from 12 universities.