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Ambrosiaspürhund © Andreas Müller IGAMon-Dog: Hundehalter*innen unterstützen die Suche nach invasiver Pflanzen- und Tierarten
Suchen Sie eine neue sinnvolle Aufgabe für Ihren cleveren Vierbeiner? Hat Ihr Hund eine hohe Spielzeug- oder Futtermotivation und arbeitet gerne kooperativ mit Ihnen zusammen? Dann könnten Sie gemeinsam das perfekte Team für das Citizen Science Projekt IGAMon-Dog sein! Wir suchen Hundehalter*innen aus Sachsen-Anhalt, Berlin und Sachsen, welche gerne mit offenen Augen in der Natur unterwegs sind und systematisch sowie ausdauernd mit ihrem Hund arbeiten können. learn more (in German)


Tagfalter © UFZ VielFalterGarten
is a citizen science, communication and education model project for the development of biodiversity in urban spaces for insects, using butterflies as an example. Together with citizens of the city of Leipzig, the project aims to develop attractive habitats for butterflies and thus promote biodiversity in the city. BUND Leipzig, the City of Leipzig and scientists from the UFZ and iDiv invite citizens to observe butterflies, conduct butterfly counts and ensure that urban gardens, balconies and city parks are designed with butterflies in mind. learn more (in German)


Foto UFZ "FLOW" project: Ecological river monitoring
FLOW focuses on improving data availability on the ecological condition and pesticide load of rivers with the help of volunteers (school children from the age of 15, adults). Together with the project team, and Saxon "Umweltmobile" mobile environment units, you can take a closer look at streams and rivers in your area. learn more (in German)


@UFZ Butterfly monitoring in Germany (TMD)
Counting butterflies while going for a walk. The project focuses on finding out more about the life of butterflies in Germany. learn more (in German)


@UFZ Exploring the soil with tea bags
Increasing public awareness for soil. This is the goal of the "Expedition Erdreich" citizen science project in Germany in the "Science Year 2020 - Bioeconomy". Participants collect data on soil condition using tea bags and simple pedological methods and evaluate the results with the help of the website. learn more (in German)


@UFZ Find the burnet
The great burnet (Sanguisorba officinalis) is a typical food plant for insects. You can take pictures of the burnet and its visitors between June and September. learn more (in German)

Project ended in 2019 after 8 years.


Logo TWIGA Projekt TWIGA citizen science project
Testing of a citizen science module in Ghana to collect climatic and biological data learn more