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
Find out what’s in your soil with our new citizen science program, GardenSafe.
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.
Find out about our completed projects
Latrobe Valley Water Project
The Latrobe Valley Water Project sees citizen scientists working with us to monitor the heath of local waterways.
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.
Latrobe Valley Dust Research
Latrobe Valley Trace Element Soil Testing
Latrobe Valley Trace Element Soil Testing sampled surface soil from public open space and industrial areas around Hazelwood North, Morwell and Churchill.
Port Phillip Bay Drain Detectives
Drain Detectives was a project that monitored drain flows at Port Phillip Bay beaches.
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
Yarra Ranges Air Quality Study
Reviewed 22 March 2023