Volunteer environmental monitoring and the role of the universities: the case of Citizens' Environment Watch.

@article{Savan2003VolunteerEM,
  title={Volunteer environmental monitoring and the role of the universities: the case of Citizens' Environment Watch.},
  author={Beth Savan and Alexis J Morgan and Christopher John Gore},
  journal={Environmental management},
  year={2003},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={
          561-8
        }
}
Universities can provide a stable home for launching collaborative community research projects. Citizens' Environment Watch (CEW), an environmental monitoring initiative based at the University of Toronto, has made significant contributions to environmental education and stewardship in Ontario, Canada. Following dramatic cuts in provincial monitoring programs, citizens and youth have used chemical parameters and biological indicators to gauge water and air quality, and to identify areas… CONTINUE READING
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