Botany Workshop Series – PlantWatch
Join Nature NB as we help researchers from across Canada in tracking changes in our Natural Environment! The PlantWatch program enables citizen scientists to get involved by recording flowering times for selected plant species and reporting these dates to researchers, who work to identify ecological changes that may be affecting our environment. Nature NB will be hosting 6 workshops across New Brunswick this winter, visit our website here for more details! If you have any questions or want more information on how to get involved please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spruce Budworm Survey
Approximately every thirty to forty years, forests all over northeast North America are threatened by damage from spruce budworm, a small caterpillar that feeds on the buds of spruce and fir trees. We are approaching the time when spruce budworm will once again be an issue throughout regions of the United States and Canada. Because forests provide so many benefits to local communities, including jobs and recreation, understanding the opinions of local residents is vital to addressing this issue. In order to do this, we are asking you to respond to a survey regarding spruce budworm in your area.
This survey will be used as the basis for a graduate student research project, to assess the opinions and concerns of residents on an issue which encompasses the economic and environmental impact of forests. Your participation is incredibly valuable, and the information provided will be used to help facilitate a role for the public in natural resource management. Responses are anonymous, and no personal identifying information is required to participate. Questions about the survey can be sent to the supervising professor at the University of New Brunswick, Dr. Stephen Heard at email@example.com.
You can access the survey by clicking on the link below, or typing it into an internet browser:
Thank you for your willingness to assist in this project!