Citizen Science

Please see below Citizen Science articles by the Mallee Catchment Management Authority.

Citizen science is working with our community to collect important information about our waterways that will be used to inform our policies, help develop project ideas and improve the communities experience of our region.

We are always looking to welcome new volunteers to our programs and greatly appreciate the input provided, it is invaluable.

Why join our citizen science program?

Through citizen science we aim to:

  • Provide opportunities for our community members to participate in waterway restoration and have a
  • Collect data through citizen scientists to help natural resource managers and researches maintain and improve the condition of our waterways
  • Improve the health of our waterways to support ecosystem function, improved habitat for native wildlife and vegetation
  • Citizen science is not only fantastic for the environment, it is good fun for the community as well! Community members are encouraged to be outdoors, spending time in nature discovering and exploring which improves community health and that of the environment.

Mallee CMA knows the value of supporting citizen science programs. By working closely with our volunteers, our communities are well informed and supported to contribute to the future of our waterways.