Friday, July 30th, 2021 1:00pm to 3:00pm
: Clark Reservation State Park on E Seneca Turnpike in Jamesville.Registration required
Participate in a local citizen science event, and join us for an afternoon of safe, outdoor fun at Clark Reservation State Park on E Seneca Turnpike in Jamesville. Parking passes will be provided for participants who register in advance (Required).
The Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville will hold a BioBlitz focusing on temperate deciduous forest life and adjacent ecosystems. The BioBlitz will be held on July 30th, from 1:00 – 3:00 pm, rain or shine. Please bring your phone or tablet to log observations. Installing and trying the iNaturalist app ahead of the event is recommended.
Attendees will be grouped into 5 teams that represent different kinds of life. Keeping track of how the number of loggings makes for a little friendly competition. The current team categories are divided as follows:
- Moss/Lichen & Insects
- Fungi & Reptiles/Amphibians
- Trees/Bushes & Birds
- Plants in bloom & Fish
- All other plants (includes aquatic plants) & Mammals
People with expertise with some of these categories of life will be available to answer questions about species ID. If an expert is not available to help in person, experts can be accessed by logging your find in the iNaturalist app.