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Citizen science
Get involved in citizen science

Do you want to be a citizen scientist, but don’t know where to start? There are many citizen science projects underway across the state (and the country) – here are a few to get you started.

Koala in a tree

Atlas of Living Australia

The Atlas of Living Australia is a collaborative, national project that collects biodiversity data from many sources and makes it freely available online.

Visit the Atlas of Living Australia
Green cicada on a red twig


BowerBird is a place to share and discuss Australia’s biodiversity. Add your own sightings, join projects and chat to like-minded people!

Visit BowerBird
People carrying nets and other equipment

EPA Victoria Citizen Science program

EPA citizen scientists learn new skills, new ways of thinking about their local environment, and can meet others with similar interests.

Find out more about this program
Looking across a lake from the shore


Waterwatch supports and encourages citizen scientists  to become actively involved in local waterway monitoring and onground activities.

Visit Waterwatch
Screenshot of ReefWatch website


ReefWatch trains citizen scientists to collect important information about fish, invertebrates and algae at dive locations across Victoria.

Find out more about ReefWatch
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Mr Mike Flattley
CEO, The Royal Society of Victoria
03 9663 5259
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