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  Pollinator Study- Student Assistance Needed (SAE Opportunity)  
  Lucas Allen  6/3/2020 5:36:00 PM  
     
 

Section 8 Teachers- please see the SAE opportunity below- a request from a graduate student at the University of Illinois.  -Luke

Hello,   

My name is Lauren Lynch, and I am a graduate student at the University of Illinois studying the effects of urbanization on pollinator communities. I am currently recruiting citizen scientists who are willing to collect data regarding the pollinators visiting their home and community gardens over the course of the summer. Volunteers would attend a two-hour online training where we will go over some pollinator ID and learn the data collection procedure, and then spend a half hour monitoring their garden for pollinators once every two weeks over the course of the summer. I have attached a flier with a little bit more information about the project here.  

I was wondering if you think that this might be something that any of your students/families would be interested in participating in? And if so, would you be willing to share this information with your students/parents? I would ask volunteers to send me an email to sign up for one of the trainings. Right now, I have trainings scheduled for this Saturday 6/6 from 10:00-12:00 am and next Wednesday 6/10 from 1:00-3:00 pm. 

I would love to hear from you if you think that this might be something of interest, or if you would like any more information about it! 

Best, 

Lauren

 

Lauren Lynch

PhD Candidate

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Phone: (978) 500-0551

Pronouns: They/Them/Theirs or She/Her/Hers


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Lucas Allen
Facilitating Coordination in Ag Education (FCAE)
Phone: 815-530-2065 Cell: 815-530-2065
Email: lallen@ilaged.org
Address: 2015 Manchester Road, Wheaton, IL 60187
 
     
 
 
     
     
 
 
     
     
 
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