Who we are
Adventure Scientists is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization on a mission to accelerate solutions to urgent conservation challenges. By designing, building, and managing field data collection projects at scale, we're making a tangible impact on our planet. What sets us apart is our unique approach of engaging outdoor enthusiasts and communities to collect high-quality data.
Imagine being part of a movement that empowers everyday people like you to make a real difference in the world of science and conservation. Adventure Scientists offers an opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge research and shape science-based decision-making, policies, and technologies. By joining forces with our dynamic organization, you can play a vital role in ensuring the availability of critical field data that drives conservation and climate solutions.
Together, we can create a future where humanity lives in harmony with nature. Adventure Scientists invites you to join the cause and be part of this extraordinary journey. Whether you're passionate about the great outdoors, have a love for STEM fields, or simply want to make a positive impact, there's a place for you in this movement.
Seize this chance to be part of something bigger than yourself. Join Adventure Scientists today and embark on an adventure that will shape the world for generations to come.
Our Commitment to Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (EIJ)
Adventure Scientists strives to create an environment where everyone feels included, valued, and safe engaging with our work, regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, age, past or current military service, marital status, parental status, religion, socio-economic status, immigration status, or other identity.
- Our work has helped prevent illegal timber harvest, supported restoring extirpated species to their home ranges, gathered the largest dataset on Earth for microplastics, and advanced the identification of the genes responsible for antibiotic resistance. You can learn more about our work here.
- Our annual budget is ~$3.2M and growing. This is sourced from a combination of fee-for-service revenue, partnerships, and philanthropic donors.
- Our partners span international organizations, government agencies, NGOs, academia, and the private sector and include National Geographic, the World Economic Forum, TED, the US Forest Service, Harvard Medical School, and many more.
- We focus on aspects of climate, biodiversity, freshwater, and forests.