Wednesday, August 4, 2010

What's Blooming

From Camp Bayou Nature Notes

Ok, so the term for this would probably be 'crowd-sourcing' rather than 'citizen science' but it gets you looking at your surroundings for a specific purpose. Who knows, a scientist may look at these photos some day and decide they are a good starting point for a study in.... ???
If nothing else, if you take the photo at Camp Bayou, you can enter our photo contest :o)
Anyway, take a look at this from the Florida Wildflower Foundation:

What's Blooming

This section of the website is devoted to featuring reports from around the state where visitors can view wildflowers in bloom. It is divided into three categories: Roadsides, Wooded Area and Yards. We invite you to contribute your photos. We would prefer that all photos be reduced to 72 dots per inch (dpi) and not larger than 4 to 6 inches wide.

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