Citizen Science

It's do-it-yourself science! Explore L.A.'s nature by doing what you love!

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Keep up with NHM's citizen science programs by following @NatureinLA

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Help Us Find Plants and Animals

Whether you're into creating pollinator habitat or spotting roadkill we've got the hookup on projects you can do right here in L.A.!

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Join the world's largest urban biodiversity study! For 15 minutes, twice a month, for one year, go on a search for squirrels, reptiles, amphibians, and snails and record your observations!

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Work Alongside an NHM Scientist

Find out more about the science helps explain what lives in Los Angeles, and why. You can also help us increase our knowledge of local wildlife!

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Get Outside with Cool People

There are plenty of outdoor wildlife activities and projects waiting for you!

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