Finding Community Science In the Pacific Northwest

Audubon Society, Portland
Community (or citizen) science page lists projects all over the state that monitor for particular places and/or species. Pages of special interest:
Swift roost count protocols are listed on the community science page.
Kids’ Guide to Oregon Birds: photographs grouped as backyard birds, raptors.
LIving with Urban Wildlife: informative pages about many urban wildlife critters and ways to help them.

Bee Buddies (Benton County Soil & Water Conservation District)
Loans nesting kits to boost population of mason bees in Benton County. Check your locale for a similar program.

Oregon Season Trackers (Oregon State University Extension)
Gathers information about weather patterns along with how plants and animals are responding to changes in climate conditions. Data from all over Oregon.

Pacific Northwest Bee Atlas
Documenting bees found in the Pacific Northwest. Conservation partners in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.

Stream Webs Student Stewardship Network (Oregon State University Extension; Oregon Sea Grant)
Watershed data collection, analysis, and sharing with other students. There are many opportunities with stream monitoring; search for one near you.

Portland Coyote Project
You can join in a project inspired by a second grade class at Alameda Elementary. From 2015-2018 : there were 7,717 reports of coyote sightings from all over the Portland Metro.