The Trailbreaker | Jan 11, 2013 | 7:06

Citizen Science

Results are starting to come in from Christmas bird surveys across the Northwest Territories. These counts couldn't happen without the help of citizen scientists -- regular people who don't necessarily have any formal training in bird identification. Bob Farmer is a researcher who's been looking into how experience levels affect the quality of the data collected.

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