Our goal is to inform and motivate you as leaders of your community to foster an activism on the part of your members and their families to protect the environment in a time when such protection is being threatened by the nation’s political leadership.
Citizens do not need be idle and tolerate air, water and land pollution. The public has a right to an environment that does not make us sick. Citizen Science data is respected by government and industry and supports our cause.
In the last decade, new developments in technology and the ability of citizens to organize has led to the public becoming actively engaged in uncovering human health and environmental problems in their own neighborhoods. This concept is generally called citizen science. Community citizen science is locally led, collaboratively activities to explore and address community-defined issues.
At this link, you will find a discussion on citizen science as presented by David Friedman of David Friedman Consulting LLC at the 2017 FJMC Convention. It discusses: