michael norris <>,
Academics v birdwatchers
brian fleming <>
Fri, 05 Mar 2010 19:53:59 +1100
"What authority is there for the bird data?"
This is exactly why we should get our observations into print!
michael norris wrote:
Hi Russell and all
With very great respect that misses the point that amateurs have a lot
to offer (as you do in your way).
Citizen science is highly respected across the globe but it seems that
we in Australia are supposed to leave it to the experts.
Challenge a Council Plan and you may be asked what authority there is
for the bird data.
And how many Councils encourage citizen science in their search for
We birdos need encouragement - not barriers - to contributing to policy.
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