Hikers documenting pollution

Hikers can help monitor and create map about how well the environment is doing

Monitoring the environment

Illustration and text Frits Ahlefeldt, Hiking.org

Hiking trails can be great places to monitor the environment from. Often hikers will be the first to spot dead animals, climate change effects, invasive species, road kills, pollution, plastic dumping or other environmental threats

Illustration of two citizen science hikers taking photos and notes from a polluted river. Environment scientific Science drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt
Two hikers taking notes and documenting effects of environmental pollution along a trail and stream

Keywords: citizen science, citizen science, pollution, endangered species, nature, wildlife, toxic waste, plastic waste, oil pollution

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