March 2018: Oregon Season Tracker Citizen Science Training

Oregon Season Tracker Citizen Science Training

Date: Afternoon, Thursday, March 8.
Location: OSU campus. Exact meeting location and time will be given upon registration
Advanced registration required, space is limited. Call Benton County Extension 541-766-6750 or email (mailto: jody.einerson@oregonstate.edu)
(include name, phone, email, and number attending).
Oregon Season Tracker (OST) is a citizen science program that gathers information about local weather and seasonal changes.
The data collected by OST volunteers helps scientists here in Oregon and elsewhere fill gaps in data and expand the scope of their research, while contributing to the understanding and accuracy of weather forecasting. Help produce the science that you use!
Sign up for the OST program. You will take an on-line training at home, and then attend a local classroom session for skill building and Q&A. Visit the website (http://oregonseasontracker.forestry.oregonstate.edu/) to learn more about OST.
OST Online Spring Training: opens March 1, 2018 (2-3 hr. work on your own schedule).
OST skills building sessions (attend one):
Dallas, March 15, 6-8 pm
Newport, March 17, 10am-12pm
Leaburg, March 29, 6-8 pm
See website (http://oregonseasontracker.forestry.oregonstate.edu/become-ost-observer-its-easy) to register or for additional locations and dates Cost: $40 per individual or family sharing materials. Includes program-approved rain gauge.

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