Wisconsin Life

Citizen Science

Clip: Season 6 Episode 5 | 3m 51s

UW-Madison Arboretum Director Karen Oberhauser enlists the help of a small army of volunteers to help with research, from getting an accurate bee count to measuring the impact of an invasive species called the Asian jumping worm. The efforts of these non-professional scientists, or citizen scientists, will help answer big ecological questions.

Aired: 10/11/18

Rating: NR

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