Locally Based Monitoring: Are Scientists at Risk of Losing Their Day Jobs?
Nature Conservancy - Science
AUGUST 20, 2013
Michelle Venter studies whether local monitoring efforts might be just as effective as monitoring completed by professional scientists. Today, poster winner Michelle Venter explains why locally based monitoring may be just as effective as monitoring done by professional scientists. Conservation projects could benefit in numerous ways from locally based monitoring, such as this project carried out by community members in Papua New Guinea.