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Wednesday, Jun 3, 2020 by Francisco E. Fontúrbel (PUCV) Citizen Science, Monitoring, Education

Counting pollinators In the frame of the NERC-funded project SURPASS2 (Safeguarding pollination services in a changing world: theory into practice) that gathers researchers of UK, Argentina, Brazil, and Chile, we implemented for the first time the FIT count methodology in Chile. Through a collaboration with the local EXPLORA project from La Araucanía Region, in southern Chile, we adapted the pollinator monitoring scheme developed in the UK for South America. In this opportunity, children from elementary schools of the Araucanía region.

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