US Forest Service Announces Available Funding for Collaborative Citizen Science Projects

The US Forest Service has announced available funding for collaborative citizen science projects related to forest management and resource conservation and that help meet USFS needs for information. Activities do not necessarily have to occur on FS-managed lands. Topics are unlimited and may address natural resources, cultural resources, history, social issues, etc.

Because the program is explicitly collaborative, national parks, nonprofits, universities, and other partners can submit funding proposals. Each project must include one Forest Service lead. This is a great opportunity for projects that could occur in national parks and adjacent national forests.

Proposals are due on January 9. Because of technical reasons, the online application form is not yet functioning, but all guidance and instructions are available.