Kids taking notes


Scientific research conducted by everyday citizens!

Why urban citizen science?

Only 5% of citizen science projects in Australia are urban-based.

While 95% of Australians live in urban areas.

Cities are biodiversity hotspots: 30% of all threatened species in Australia are found in cities.

25% of plants of national significance and 46% of animals of national significance live in urban areas.

Less than 30% of our native species are named or described.

Citizen science & the B&B Highway