Participatory Science for Environmental Protection
EPA's Equipment Loan Programs
Ready to collect your own participatory science data? Check out EPA's Equipment Loan Programs to learn more.
Apply now to Region 2's Equipment Loan Program until April 14, 2023!
EPA Vision for Participatory Science
EPA envisions a future where all parts of society are increasingly engaged and empowered to help advance scientific knowledge and inform environmental protection actions.
Read Using Participatory Science at EPA: Vision and Principles.
StoryMap on Participatory Science
Learn about participatory science and explore EPA-supported projects, collaborations, and how to get involved in our new, interactive StoryMap!
Quality Assurance Toolkit for Participatory Science
EPA's QA Toolkit features a QA Handbook, video series, and two fact sheets that can help you complete a Quality Assurance Project Plan and successfully start a project.
Ready to Get Involved?
Find a participatory science project near you!
- Check out Citizenscience.gov for a government-wide listing of participatory science efforts and cross-agency collaborations
- Check out Scistarter.org to find participatory science projects across the world