Spring 2013 - A Rockin' Field Season

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    The Vital Signs community had another energetic and exciting spring. Students, educators, citizen scientists, and species experts actively contributed and shared data, multimedia projects, feedback, and encouraging comments. Read all about it!

Exciting Updates

  • There were 321 observations submitted bringing us to over 4000 observations! Leave comments, ID suggestions, and email us if you see something that should be on the Best Of pages
  • Lots of new activity in Aroostook County
  • Lots of great new work on the Best Of pages
  • More schools were collecting data in service to a Field Mission - the new water quality bioassessment mission was popular!
  • Snazzy, new data entry tools - read all about 'em or upload data and experience them first hand
  • Many students submitted projects to our first contest. Check 'em out

Active Schools Contributing Online

Easton Elementary School
Camden-Rockport Middle School
Biddeford High School
Waynflete Lower School, Portland
Waynflete Middle School, Portland
Waynflete Upper School, Portland
SeDoMoCha Middle School, Dover-Foxcroft
Francis Malcolm Science Center, Easton
Scarborough Middle School
Fort Street Elementary School, Mars Hill
Sacopee Valley Middle School, Hiram
Massabesic Middle School, Waterboro
Wiscasset Middle School
Wells Elementary School
Kennebunk High School
Kennebunk Middle School
Yarmouth High School
Dedham School
Washburn Elementary School
Mill Pond School, Hodgdon
York Middle School
South Portland High School
Hebron Station School
Freeport Middle School
King Middle School

Active citizen scientists

3sciencesisters
BlueHillGardener
Peaksfellow12
The Ocean Science Bowl Teams @GMRI
The GMRI Adventure Club
Half highlander

Active Species Experts

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Map of data from this spring

Mainer95
razorbill
sylvestris
gbh
manyeyes
TomDanielson
Team Gastropoda
Akanoti
LoisStack
Snoop Dog Whelk
Snailfish 3000
gary.fish@maine.gov
Forest Walker
Quillhill
RobinHS
Annise
beachgirl
Swamp Queen
Superstar
Crab Lady
Ns2me
AGibbs
sniffly salamander
kwilson
Zoop Queen

Thanks to everyone for an awesome spring!!