Dog Poop Citizen Science Examples?

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Liz Foote Maui May 21, 2020 10:56 PM
Hi everyone, I was wondering if anyone knew of any examples of citizen science programs focused on pet waste. I asked on Twitter and did a bit of a search but didn't turn up much.…

Assessing the Long-Term Effects of an Environmental Education Program: A Pragmatic Approach

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Westphal, J. M., & Halverson, W. F. (1986). Assessing the long-term effects of an environmental education program: A pragmatic approach. Journal of Environmental Education, 17, 2, 26-30.
Examines the long-term effects of an environmental education program specifically designed to involve citizens in environmental affairs concerning water quality. Feedback from 51 …

Prompting Dog Owners to Pick Up Dog Droppings

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Jason, L. A., Zolik, E. S., & Matese, F. J. (1979). Prompting dog owners to pick up dog droppings. American Journal of Community Psychology, 7, 3, 339-351.
The present study investigated daily dog droppings and the amount picked up by owners in an urban area. In addition, two behavioral strategies (signs, instructions plus modeling)…

Evaluating Adult Groundwater Education

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Gerakis, A. (1998). Evaluating adult groundwater education. Journal of Environmental Education, 30, 1, 20-24.
The Michigan Association of Soil Conservation Districts and the Michigan Soil Conservation Service organized a series of 1-day groundwater education workshops throughout Michigan.…

Michigan Citizens' Knowledge and Perceptions about Groundwater

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Suvedi, M., Krueger, D., Shrestha, A. & Bettinghouse, D. (2000). Michigan citizens' knowledge and perceptions about groundwater. Journal of Environmental Education, 31, 2, 16-21.
Knowledge and perceptions of Michigan residents about groundwater were assessed so that a comprehensive educational program could be developed and baseline information established…

An Opportunistic Field Experiment in Community Water Conservation

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Watson, R. K., Murphy, M. H., Kilfoyle, F. E. & Moore, S. M. (1999). An opportunistic field experiment in community water conservation. Population and Environment: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 20, 6, 545-560.
This quasi-experimental, 7-yr study evaluated the effectiveness of an educative vs a price-structuring approach to the strategic management of domestic water consumption. The Know…

Turning Minds On and Faucets Off: Water Conservation Education in Jordanian Schools

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Middlestadt, Susan; Grieser, Mona; Hernandez, Orlando; Tabaishat, Khulood; Sanchack, Julie; Southwell, Brian; Schwartz, Reva. (2001). Turning minds on and faucets off: Water conservation education in Jordanian schools. . Journal of Environmental Education, 32, 2, 37-45.
Evaluated the impact on knowledge, attitudes and behaviors, of a high school water conservation curriculum implemented through the Jordan Water Conservation Education Projec…

Dormitory Residents Reduce Electricity Consumption when Exposed to Real-Time Visual Feedback and Incentives

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Petersen, J., Shunturov, V., Janda, K., Platt, G., & Weinberger, K. (2007). Dormitory Residents Reduce Electricity Consumption when Exposed to Real-Time Visual Feedback and Incentives. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 8(1), 16.
Purpose: In residential buildings, personal choices influence electricity and water consumption. Prior studies indicate that information feedback can stimulate resource conservati…

Middle and High School Students Waste Reduction Campaign

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Ann Bailor Spokane October 26, 2008 09:40 AM
Hi, Does anyone have materials that could assist us with a "follow the waste" project w/ 7th - 10th graders at a small private school? I'm thinking of a checklist, for examp…

Water Use as a Commons Dilemma: The Effects of Education that Focuses on Long-Term Consequences and Individual Action

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Thompson, S. C., & Stoutemyer, K. Water use as a commons dilemma: The effects of education that focuses on long-term consequences and individual action. Vol. 23. 1991. 314-333.
Randomly assigned 171 households to 1 of 4 groups: commons education, economic interest education, participation control, and no contact control. Water use was recorded for the 2-…

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