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Gardenwatch: citizen science in your back garden

  • by JW

There’s more and more interest being shown in ‘citizen science’:

The rise of ‘citizen science’


BBC’s Springwatch has always promoted such projects:

Futures Forum: Citizen science on Springwatch


And tonight’s opening episode is encouraging us to watch a little in our gardens:

Gardenwatch – Our biggest citizen science project yet…


Here’s the BBC One website:



And here he is in the Radio Times talking about the need to ‘do something’:

Springwatch’s Chris Packham: we need to save our birds before Britain falls silent