Collecting Critical Field Data for Conservation with Adventure Scientists


Welcome to another exciting episode of the Outdoor Adventure Series! In today's episode, we sit down with Alison Ormsby, a distinguished forest specialist at Adventure Scientists. With a rich background in environmental studies and over 20 years of experience as a professor, Alison brings unparalleled expertise to our discussion.

Adventure Scientists is on a mission to collect critical field data that drives conservation and climate solutions, engaging citizen scientists and volunteers in projects across the globe. From reforestation efforts in Montana and California to groundbreaking studies on biodiversity and microplastics, we'll dive into the incredible impact of their work.


🌳 **Innovative Projects for Conservation:** Discover how Adventure Scientists are using citizen science to collect critical data for reforestation projects in Montana and California, and combat illegal harvesting through tree tracking and genetic analysis.

📊 **Power of Community and Volunteerism:** Learn about the robust volunteer program where individuals become citizen scientists, receive training, and participate in projects that make tangible environmental impacts.

🌍 **Global Reach and Local Impact:** Adventure Scientists have conducted groundbreaking projects worldwide, including a major microplastics initiative, and local projects like cone surveys for reforestation efforts post-wildfires.


To learn more about Adventure Scientists, visit their website at

You can also visit Adventure Scientists on these social sites:



Breaking Green Ceilings by Sapna Mulki

Alison's Book Recommendations:
The Overstory by Richard Powers
Greenwood: A Novel by Michael Christie
The Signature of All Things: A Novel by Elizabeth Gilbert


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