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Most Recent Webinar:

The power and perils of partnership: volunteer monitoring histories as complex spatial networks
Monday, June 27, 2022 at 1pm CT – View the Recording

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Liam F. Bean, Master’s Student at Montana State University

In powers and perils of partnership Liam F. Bean, a Master’s Student at Montana State University, discusses the life cycle and network development of three different volunteer water monitoring programs in the state of Montana. This webinar highlights how trust in volunteer data are formed and how data are used (or ignored) in the complex water governance processes in a headwaters state. Liam presents his actor network theory inspired approach to unpacking the complexities surrounding the development of trust in science beyond the deficit model of science education.