Bats, Bones, Zombees! Five macabre citizen science projects for Halloween.

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Drag your bones on over to our favorite, spooky research projects just in time for Halloween.

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Where is my Spider?

Share your photos of spiders. When we understand where spiders are living today, we will be better able to predict what may happen to spiders and agriculture in the future. Get started!

 

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Zombee Watch

Help researchers find out where honey bees are being parasitized by the Zombie Fly and how big a threat the fly is to honey bees. Get started!

 

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Dark Sky Meter

Combine your trick or treating with scientific data collection! The Dark Sky Meter (available for iPhones) allows citizen scientists to contribute to a global map of nighttime light pollution. Get started!

 

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Send Us Your Skeletons!

Are you a recreational fisher in Western Australia?Send your fish skeletons to the Department of Fisheries Western Australia. Learn why and get started here!

 

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Bat Detective

This online citizen science project from Zooniverse invites you to take part in wildlife conservation by listening to and identifying recordings of bat calls collected all over the world. Get started!

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