Posts by Jessica Gordon

Posted: July 2, 2020 at 9:08 am

So much of LGBTQ2+ history revolves around creating safe spaces where we can simply be ourselves. These spaces are important because they extend beyond Pride Month when the internet, businesses, and store fronts are all awash with rainbow logos.  It’s now the end of Pride Month. We will start to see the rainbows disappear. It’s …

 
Posted: December 20, 2019 at 3:21 pm

Have you ever looked at a lake or a river and thought “I wonder what’s in the water?”Well, thanks to Kat Kavanagh and her Water Rangers testkits, you can actually find out what’s in your local waterbody. You can become a citizen scientist! Credit: Jessica Gordon Kat Kavanagh is the executive director and a co-founder …

 
Posted: July 4, 2019 at 10:56 am

In 2016 the Toronto Monitoring Hub began publishing data to Swim Guide for the first time from sites along the Lake Ontario shoreline in Toronto, Canada. Since then hundreds of volunteer citizen scientists, have helped to sample the Toronto shorelines and ensure that the water quality results are available on Swim Guide. Swim Drink Fish …

 
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