Citizen scientist volunteers work with EPA on projects across Victoria. 

We’re always developing our citizen science program. Ideas for new projects are welcome. 

Contact our Statewide Citizen Science Program Coordinator to join the program or suggest a new project for your local area. 

Find out about our current projects

Bendigo Air Monitoring

The Bendigo Air Monitoring project sees citizen scientists working with us and City of Greater Bendigo Council to monitor local air quality.

Inner Melbourne Air Monitoring

The Inner Melbourne Air Monitoring project sees citizen scientists work with us to help build understanding of air pollution's impacts.

Port Phillip Bay School Marine Monitoring

The Port Phillip Bay School Marine Monitoring project sees young citizen scientists work with us to further understand the Bay's water quality.

Regional Victoria Zinc Mapping

The Regional Victoria Zinc Mapping project sees citizen scientists, EPA and RMIT University working together to collect data on emergent contaminants.

Yarra Ranges Air Quality Study

The Yarra Ranges Air Quality Study sees citizen scientists work with us on a project aimed at building a community-led smoke management plan.

Find out about our completed projects

Latrobe Valley Dust Research

Latrobe Valley Dust Research project tracked dust movement around the Valley, helping EPA protect people’s health.

Latrobe Valley Air Monitoring Co-design

The Latrobe Valley Air Monitoring Co-design project made a plan for a larger air monitoring network in the Valley.

Latrobe Valley Caring for Waterhole Creek

The Caring for Waterhole Creek project saw citizen scientists monitor water quality at sites along the creek.

Port Phillip Bay Drain Detectives

Drain Detectives was a project that monitored drain flows at Port Phillip Bay beaches.  

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Reviewed 2 October 2020