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NYBG Earth Day

In April of 2020, Kerissa Battle, Founding Director of Community Greenways Collaborative, was the keynote speaker at the New York Botanical Garden's 50th anniversary Earth Day celebration.

The Crowd & The Cloud

This past spring, New York Phenology Project and the affiliated monitoring sites, Community Greenways Collaborative and Gateway National Parkwere featured in Episode 4: Citizens4Earth by The Crowd & The Cloud, a four-part public television series exploring citizen science efforts across the globe. The episode features the citizen science data collection platform Nature's Notebook, and its use in plant-pollinator monitoring for New York Phenology Project. The episode also focuses on habitat restoration in Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge post-Hurricane Sandy, and the efforts made to foster pollinator connectivity in an urban setting. Watch the episode here.

 

 

The Crowd & The Cloud also features an interview with Kerissa Battle, Founding Director of Community Greenways Collaborative, on the value of citizen scientists and the importance of accessibility. 

 

Scienceline

In the summer of 2018, Scienceline spoke with Kerissa Battle about her research as a trained phenologist. The article and corresponding video mention Battle's work tracking the timing of the blooming of trees, the hatching of bugs and the migration of birds.

Long Island Nature Organization

In a talk for the Long Island Natural History Conference, Kerissa Battle, Founding Director of Community Greenways Collaborative, covers implementation of citizen science ecological initiatives such as phenology trails, pollinator gardens, and native bee hotels, as well as the effectiveness and necessity of community science. 

Oregon Public Broadcast

In 2012, Oregon Public Broadcasting interviewed Portland scientists involved in citizen science efforts. Their video emphasizes the ability of citizen science to enhance scientific literacy in the public, and the benefits to science in the form of data collection and project development. 

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Community Greenways Collaborative manages the New York Phenology Project, utilizing the USA-National Phenology Network database and Nature's Notebook observation platform.