About the Tool
Macroinvertebrates.org is an interdisciplinary research and development effort to create an innovative resource for aquatic insect identification to support citizen science activities. This National Science Foundation supported project brings together expertise in entomology, learning sciences, software engineering, water quality biomonitoring, and design.
- Visit the Society for Freshwater Science Taxonomic Certification Program for recommended keys and guides, taxa study lists, and a practice quiz in macroinvertebrate identification.
- Visit the Leaf Pack Network® to discover what a simple experiment involving leaf packs and aquatic macroinvertebrates can tell you about your stream’s health.
- Explore Leaf Pack Network data on the Monitor My Watershed® data-sharing portal.