Finding Little Blue

Citizen Science Penguin Project

Milestones

PROJECT MILESTONES COMPLETED
90%

SCIENTIFIC MILESTONES CHECKLIST

  • Awarded Curious Minds Funding for project
  • Background penguin research
  • Brainstorm methods of finding burrows
  • Use iNaturalist app to log and map penguin sightings
  • Brainstorm methods of monitoring burrows
  • Build monitoring technology
  • Test monitoring technology
  • Install monitoring technology to selected burrows
  • Citizen scientists set up remote graphing systems
  • Monitor penguin burrow activity via online
  • Data compiled and ready to present and build on

COMMUNITY MILESTONES

  • Finding Little Blue Facebook group created
  • Website built
  • Online shop built
  • Urenui beach clean
  • Bell Block beach clean
  • Nga motu beach clean
  • Community Workshop - September 29th, 2018
  • Summer penguin awareness surveys