Citizen Science

About Citizen Science

Very important for conservation, Citizen Science is a rapidly growing movement involved in wild life conservation. The data that being collected by the first organization on the list below is helping to track movement of species, which also serves as help to track climate change and how it effects the distribution of species. It also pin-points critical areas for conservation.

Get Involved – Citizen Science is for the birds!

  1. Collect Data Birds

  2. Merlin Bird ID App

The Sierra Club, a non-profit organization, is the nation’s longest standing volunteer driven environmental organization. Its purpose is to ‘explore, enjoy and protect the planet’. It does this by educating the public and influencing public policy decisions — legislative, legal, and electoral.


Please note that donations and dues for these policy efforts need to meet specific standards to be tax deductible. Donations to the Sierra Club Foundation are 501c3 tax deductible. Locally the Sierra Club Long Island Group is advocating for climate change resilient strategies with the legal Article 78 case for the Hempstead Lake State Park project within the Mill River Watershed. In this case donations are tax deductible:

Effective September 1, 2020 - August 31, 2023

Sierra Club Foundation 2101 Webster Street, Suite 1250 Oakland, CA 94612
Checks should be made out to Sierra Club Foundation  with Long Island Hempstead Lake State Park in the memo line. 

Copyright 2020 by Sierra Club Long Island Group

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