Citizen Scientist Volunteer Projects – Extension Master Gardener Program

Citizen Scientist Volunteer Projects

Report all volunteer hours toward these projects in MG Manager under the “Citizen Scientist” state category and then choose the category for the project.

Report Volunteer and Education Hours HERE!

Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRahs)

Learn more about serving as a volunteer observer for CoCoRaHS here:

Watch the recording of the introduction to program held in mid-April, 2020 here:

All volunteer observers are strongly encouraged to go through training to best understand the observational best practices that make the citizen science effort most valuable to users of the data.  Two duplicate training webinars will be held on May 7, 2020.

Visit to find connection information for these webinars!

Other helpful links:

FAQ/Help Page

Indiana CoCoRahs Coordinators

Application (U.S. citizens only)


Indiana University Herbarium Photo Scavenger Hunt

Project Updates:

IU Photo Scavenger Hunt – Update- 6-8-21

IU Herbarium Scavenger Hunt update 6-1-21

IU Herbarium Scavenger Hunt update – 4-21-21

IU Herbarium Scavenger Hunt update- 3-4-21

General Information:

Photo Scavenger Hunt Website

Consortia of Midwest Herbaria Website

Purdue EMG Reporting Guidelines for IU Herbarium Project


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